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Biogeochemical properties of fine particulate organic matter as an indicator of local and catchment impacts on forested streams.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Sakamaki, T. & Richardson, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The magnitude and spatial scales of human effects on stream habitats need to be correctly measured to achieve sound ecosystem management. We investiga...

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Restoration and recovery from acidification in upland Welsh streams over 25 years.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Ormerod, S. J. & Durance, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Streams affected by acid deposition should now be recovering biologically, but long-term assessments are scarce. Here, we use the experimental catchme...

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Ecosystem recovery in restored headwater streams: the role of enhanced leaf retention.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Muotka, T. & Laasonen, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is controversy over how the success of ecological restoration should be measured. Traditionally, emphasis has been placed on species diversity a...

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Effects of riparian forest harvest on streams: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Richardson, J. S. & Béraud, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian forest harvesting impacts streams in many ways, from altering temperature regimes, shifting geomorphic structure, increasing sediment fluxes ...

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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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Individual and combined responses of stream ecosystems to multiple stressors.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Townsend, C. R. & Uhlmann, S. S. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managers must understand the effects of stressors on ecosystems in order to identify thresholds of harm but, to be meaningful, thresholds will usually...

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Design and methods of the U.S. Geological Survey Northeast Stream Quality Assessment (NESQA), 2016.

Published online: 11 Sep 2019

Authors: Coles, J. F. & Riva-Murray, K. & Metre, P. C. van & Button, D. T. & Bell, A. H. & Qi, S. L. & Journey, C. A. & Sheibley, R. W.

Content type: Bulletin

During 2016, as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Project (NAWQA), the U.S. Geological Survey conducted the Northeast Stream Quality Asses...

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Responses of stream macroinvertebrates and ecosystem function to conventional, integrated and organic farming.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Magbanua, F. S. & Townsend, C. R. & Blackwell, G. L. & Phillips, N. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming practices can benefit a wide range of terrestrial biota in comparison to conventional farming but we do not know whether this benefit ...

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Plant trait characteristics vary with size and eutrophication in European lowland streams.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Baattrup-Pedersen, A. & Göthe, E. & Larsen, S. E. & O'Hare, M. & Birk, S. & Riis, T. & Friberg, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Previous studies investigating community-level relationships between plant functional trait characteristics and stream environmental characteristics r...

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Streams are efficient corridors for plant species in forest metacommunities.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Calçada, E. A. & Closset-Kopp, D. & Gallet-Moron, E. & Lenoir, J. & Rêve, M. & Hermy, M. & Decocq, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The maintenance, restoration or construction of corridors are among the most important conservation strategies world-wide in the face of global change...

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