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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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Evaluating ecosystem goods and services after restoration of marginal upland peatlands in South-West England.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Grand-Clement, E. & Anderson, K. & Smith, D. & Luscombe, D. & Gatis, N. & Ross, M. & Brazier, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the UK, drainage for agricultural reclamation during the 19th and 20th centuries is responsible for an alteration of the ecological and hydrologica...

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Identifying and overcoming the many challenges facing forest and peatland conservation in Indonesia.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Harrison, M. E. & Ottay, J. B. & D'Arcy, L. J. & Cheyne, S. M. & Anggodo & Belcher, C. & Cole, L. & Dohong, A. & Ermiasi, Y. & Feldpausch, T. & Gallego-Sala, A. & Gunawan, A. & Höing, A. & Husson, S. J. & Kulu, I. P. & Soebagio, S. M. & Mang, S. & Mercado, L. & Morrogh-Bernard, H. C. & Page, S. E. & Priyanto, R. & Capilla, B. R. & Rowland, L. & Santos, E. M. & Schreer, V. & Sudyana, I. N. & Taman, S. B. B. & Thornton, S. A. & Upton, C. & Wich, S. A. & Veen, F. J. F. van

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper focuses on the essential role of tropical forests and peatlands in wildlife conservation, preventing dangerous climate change and promoting...

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Moisture controls on Sphagnum growth and CO2 exchange on a cutover bog.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: McNeil, P. & Waddington, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned cutover peatlands are persistent sources of atmospheric CO2. Net ecosystem CO2 exchange and Sphagnum net primary production of an abandoned ...

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The effects of managed burning on upland peatland biodiversity, carbon and water.

Published online: 15 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Glaves, D. & Morecroft, M. & Fitzgibbon, C. & Owen, M. & Phillips, S. & Leppitt, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Management of the English uplands is complex and achieving good environmental outcomes, while taking into account the needs of owners, stakeholders an...

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Carbon sink function of sedge and Sphagnum patches in a restored cut-away peatland: increased functional diversity leads to higher production.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Kivimäki, S. K. & Yli-petäys, M. & Tuittila, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cut-away peatlands devoid of vegetation form a persistent source of carbon (C) to the atmosphere. The restoration of the C sink function in such areas...

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Determining the immigration potential of plants colonizing disturbed environments: the case of milled peatlands in Quebec.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Campbell, D. R. & Rochefort, L. & Lavoie, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As an aid for restoration projects, the relative potential for plants to immigrate to sites after severe disturbance was investigated and an index dev...

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Cut-over peatland regeneration assessment using organic matter and microbial indicators (bacteria and testate amoebae).

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Laggoun-Défarge, F. & Mitchell, E. & Gilbert, D. & Disnar, J. R. & Comont, L. & Warner, B. G. & Buttler, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cut-over peatlands cover large surfaces of high potential value for enhancing biodiversity and carbon sequestration if successfully restored. Unfortun...

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Weed communities of cereal crops grown on differently revegetated cut-over peatland sites.

Published online: 26 Oct 1991

Authors: Salonen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spring cereals (oats and barley) were grown during 1984-86 on abandoned cut-over peatland sites with different amounts of vegetation in central Finlan...

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Restoration in applied ecology: editor's introduction.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Ormerod, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper presents an introduction to the special profile on restoration ecology of different vegetation types such as grasslands, peatlands, prairie...

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