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Defining ecologically relevant water quality targets for lakes in Europe.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Poikane, S. & Portielje, R. & Berg, M. van den & Phillips, G. & Brucet, S. & Carvalho, L. & Mischke, U. & Ott, I. & Soszka, H. & Wichelen, J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The implementation of the Water Framework Directive requires EU member states to establish and harmonize ecological status class boundaries for biolog...

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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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Warming alters juvenile carp effects on macrophytes resulting in a shift to turbid conditions in freshwater mesocosms.

Published online: 17 Feb 2022

Authors: Zhang PeiYu & Zhang Huan & Wang Huan & Hilt Sabine & Li Chao & Yu Chen & Zhang Min & Xu, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Multiple stressors such as climate change and eutrophication are responsible for the global decline in macrophytes in lakes. The loss of this key comp...

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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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