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Modelling the impacts of atmospheric nitrogen deposition on Calluna-dominated ecosystems in the UK.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Terry, A. C. & Ashmore, M. R. & Power, S. A. & Allchin, E. A. & Heil, G. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The increased deposition of nitrogen (N) from the atmosphere over the last century has been associated in Europe with changes in species composition, ...

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Modelling short-rotation coppice and tree planting for urban carbon management - a citywide analysis.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: McHugh, N. & Edmondson, J. L. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R. & O'Sullivan, O. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The capacity of urban areas to deliver provisioning ecosystem services is commonly overlooked and underutilized. Urban populations have globally incre...

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Soil carbon under current and improved land management in Kenya, Ethiopia and India: dynamics and sequestration potentials.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Sommer, R. & Silva, M. da & Nyawira, S. & Abera, W. & Tamene, L. & Yaekob, T. & Kihara, J. & Piikki, K. & Söderström, M. & Margenot, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agriculture is a major contributor to climate change, emitting the three major greenhouse gases (GHGs) - carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitrous oxi...

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Prescribed burning, atmospheric pollution and grazing effects on peatland vegetation composition.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Noble, A. & Palmer, S. M. & Glaves, D. J. & Crowle, A. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peatlands are valued for ecosystem services including carbon storage, water provision and biodiversity. However, there are concerns about the impacts ...

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Effects of nutrient addition and acidification on plant species diversity and seed germination in heathland.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Roem, W. J. & Klees, H. & Berendse, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The atmospheric deposition of sulfur and nitrogen compounds in the Netherlands has been responsible for decreasing plant species diversity in heathlan...

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Effects of roadside conditions on plants and insects. I. Atmospheric conditions.

Published online: 01 Nov 1988

Authors: Spencer, H. J. & Scott, N. E. & Port, G. R. & Davison, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of the roadside atmosphere were investigated by placing pots of Lolium perenne 0.5, 1.5, 3.5 or 9 m from the roadside. At each distance, pots ...

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Using lichen functional diversity to assess the effects of atmospheric ammonia in Mediterranean woodlands.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Pinho, P. & Dias, T. & Cruz, C. & Tang, Y. S. & Sutton, M. A. & Martins-Loução, M. A. & Máguas, C. & Branquinho, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric ammonia (NH3) is one of the main drivers for ecosystem changes world-wide, including biodiversity loss. Modelling its deposition to evalua...

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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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Forest monitoring in Europe and its importance to clean air policies and sustainable forest management.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Brizay, A. & Deda, P. & Grennfelt, P. & Michalak, R.

Content type: Bulletin article

Forest monitoring in Europe provides information relevant to clean air policies, political processes related to sustainable forest management (SFM), a...

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Degradation of southeast Asian tropical peatlands and integrated strategies for their better management and restoration.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Mishra Shailendra & Page, S. E. & Cobb, A. R. & Lee, J. S. H. & Jovani-Sancho, A. J. & Sjögersten, S. & Jaya Adi & Aswandi & Wardle, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

About half of the world's tropical peatlands occur in Southeast (SE) Asia, where they serve as a major carbon (C) sink. Nearly 80% of natural peatland...

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