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Incorporating expert opinion and fine-scale vegetation mapping into statistical models of faunal distribution.

Published online: 15 Aug 2001

Authors: Pearce, J. L. & Cherry, K. & Drielsma, M. & Ferrier, S. & Whish, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abiotic environmental predictors and broad-scale vegetation have been used widely to model the regional distributions of faunal species within foreste...

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Population trends of common British butterflies at monitored sites.

Published online: 13 Apr 1995

Authors: Pollard, E. & Moss, D. & Yates, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent decades, many of the common and widespread butterflies in Britain which do not already occupy the whole of the country have expanded in rang...

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Cost-effective age structure and geographical distribution of boreal forest reserves.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Lundström, J. & Öhman, K. & Perhans, K. & Rönnqvist, M. & Gustafsson, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest reserves are established to preserve biodiversity, and to maintain natural functions and processes. Today there is heightened focus on old-grow...

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Modelling landscape-scale habitat use using GIS and remote sensing: a case study with great bustards.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Osborne, P. E. & Alonso, J. C. & Bryant, R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many species are adversely affected by human activities at large spatial scales and their conservation requires detailed information on distributions....

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Network connectivity and dispersal barriers: using geographical information system (GIS) tools to predict landscape scale distribution of a key predator (Esox lucius) among lakes.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Spens, J. & Englund, G. & Lundqvist, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The keystone piscivore northern pike Esox lucius can structure fish communities, and models predicting pike-focused connectivity will be important for...

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Can managers inform models? Integrating local knowledge into models of red deer habitat use.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Irvine, R. J. & Fiorini, S. & Yearley, S. & McLeod, J. E. & Turner, A. & Armstrong, H. & White, P. C. L. & Wal, R. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecologically based wildlife-habitat models provide only limited explanations of the observed data because they do not take account of the way in ...

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The distribution and population regulation of the wood mouse Apodemus sylvaticus on field boundaries of pastoral farmland.

Published online: 29 Jun 1995

Authors: Montgomery, W. I. & Dowie, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population characteristics and distribution of wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus) were investigated along field margins of farmland in Northern Irela...

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Conserving a moving target: planning protection for a migratory species as its distribution changes.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Singh, N. J. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation of declining migratory species is a challenging task, as the factors that may have determined their past distribution may not determine t...

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Optimizing dispersal study design by Monte Carlo simulation.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Shea, K. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of dispersal distances (the dispersal kernel) is a major determinant of spatial population dynamics, yet little is known about the sh...

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Using habitat distribution models to evaluate large-scale landscape priorities for spatially dynamic species.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Early, R. & Anderson, B. & Thomas, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale conservation planning requires the identification of priority areas in which species have a high likelihood of long-term persistence. This...

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