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Water Framework Directive: ecological classification of Danish lakes.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Søndergaard, M. & Jeppesen, E. & Jensen, J. P. & Lildal Amsinck, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The European Water Framework Directive (WFD) requires that all European waterbodies are assigned to one of five ecological classes, based primarily on...

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Decomposer communities in human-impacted streams: species dominance rather than richness affects leaf decomposition.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Tolkkinen, M. & Mykrä, H. & Markkola, A. M. & Aisala, H. & Vuori, K. M. & Lumme, J. & Pirttilä, A. M. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is compelling evidence that anthropogenic disturbance can decrease biodiversity and impair ecological functioning. A major challenge to biodiver...

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Nitrogen saturation in UK moorlands: the critical role of bryophytes and lichens in determining retention of atmospheric N deposition.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Curtis, C. J. & Emmett, B. A. & Grant, H. & Kernan, M. & Reynolds, B. & Shilland, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic nitrogen (N) deposition may have several impacts on upland moorland ecosystems, including changes in vegetation composition, eutrophicat...

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Ecological aspects of water management in Britain.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Eaton, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Britain, man's alteration to river habitats began with forest clearances and continued with developments for water power and navigation. Industrial...

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Multiple stressors in agricultural streams: interactions among sediment addition, nutrient enrichment and water abstraction.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Matthaei, C. D. & Piggott, J. J. & Townsend, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecosystems are influenced simultaneously by multiple stressors, and the consequences of stressors are often unpredictable on the basis of knowled...

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The enrichment of a mesotrophic lake by carbon, phosphorus and nitrogen from the cage aquaculture of rainbow trout, Salmo gairdneri.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Penczak, T. & Galicka, W. & Molinski, M. & Kusto, E. & Zalewski, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The cage aquaculture of rainbow trout, Salmo gairdneri Richardson, enriched the mesotrophic Glebokie Lake in Poland with carbon, phosphorus and nitoge...

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The impact of a road upon adjacent heathland vegetation: effects on plant species composition.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Angold, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of a road upon heathland vegetation was investigated at five sites adjacent to the main trunk road through the New Forest, Hampshire, UK, w...

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Shallow groundwater nitrogen and denitrification in a newly afforested, subirrigated riparian buffer.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gumiero, B. & Boz, B. & Cornelio, P. & Casella, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The EU 'Nitrates Directive' (Directive 91/676/EEC) and the WFD (Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EEC) introduced a series of measures designed to red...

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Studies on the ability of a Potamogeton pectinatus community to remove dissolved nitrogen and phosphorus compounds from lake water.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Howard-Williams, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enclosures (4.5 m3) in a dense Potamogeton pectinatus community were enriched by weekly additions of NaNO3 and KH2PO4 at four rates (max. 1000 mu g N ...

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Plant functional diversity and nutrient availability can improve restoration of floating fens via facilitation, complementarity and selection effects.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Zuidam, J. P. van & Leeuwen, C. H. A. van & Bakker, E. S. & Verhoeven, J. T. A. & Ijff, S. & Peeters, E. T. H. M. & Zuidam, B. G. van & Soons, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peat-forming wetlands, particularly floating fens that form the initial stages of these ecosystems, are declining globally due to excavation, dehydrat...

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