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Quantifying ecological responses to amplified water level fluctuations in standing waters: an experimental approach.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Evtimova, V. V. & Donohue, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global freshwater demand is increasing dramatically, with water withdrawal rates more than tripling in the last five decades. Consequently, alteration...

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Tree ring-based metrics for assessing old-growth forest naturalness.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Filippo, A. di & Biondi, F. & Piovesan, G. & Ziaco, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Old-growth studies commonly emphasize structural and age conditions, selecting proxy indicators of long-term ecological processes. Transition dynamics...

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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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Bat habitat use in logged jarrah eucalypt forests of south-western Australia.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Webala, P. W. & Craig, M. D. & Law, B. S. & Armstrong, K. N. & Wayne, A. F. & Bradley, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecologically sustainable forest management is being implemented to address the competing demands of timber production and conservation, but its effect...

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Adaptive monitoring in action: reconsidering design-based estimators reveals underestimation of whitebark pine disease prevalence in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

Published online: 16 May 2021

Authors: Shanahan, E. & Wright, W. J. & Irvine, K. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Identifying and understanding status and trends in ecological indicators motivates continual monitoring over decades. Many programs rely on probabi...

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Thresholds in forest bird communities along woody vegetation gradients in the South American Dry Chaco.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Macchi, L. & Baumann, M. & Bluhm, H. & Baker, M. & Levers, C. & Grau, H. R. & Kuemmerle, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

World-wide, tropical savannas and dry forests are under increasing pressure from land use. The environmental impacts of agricultural expansion into th...

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Predicting soil properties from floristic composition in western Amazonian rain forests: performance of k-nearest neighbour estimation and weighted averaging calibration.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Suominen, L. & Ruokolainen, K. & Tuomisto, H. & Llerena, N. & Higgins, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil quality is an important determinant of primary productivity and species occurrence patterns. Therefore, plant species composition can be used as ...

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Cost-effectiveness of plant and animal biodiversity indicators in tropical forest and agroforest habitats.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Kessler, M. & Abrahamczyk, S. & Bos, M. & Buchori, D. & Putra, D. D. & Gradstein, S. R. & Höhn, P. & Kluge, J. & Orend, F. & Pitopang, R. & Saleh, S. & Schulze, C. H. & Sporn, S. G. & Steffan-Dewenter, I. & Tjitrosoedirdjo, S. S. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity data are needed for conservation and management of tropical habitats, but the high diversity of these ecosystems makes comprehensive surv...

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Invasive species influence macroinvertebrate biomonitoring tools and functional diversity in British rivers.

Published online: 05 Mar 2021

Authors: Guareschi, S. & Laini, A. & England, J. & Johns, T. & Winter, M. & Wood, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasions could have major implications for the management and conservation of freshwater systems if they lead to a misclassification of wa...

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Measuring disturbance in tropical forests: a critique of the use of species-abundance models and indicator measures in general.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Watt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Methods of assessing tropical forest disturbance are discussed, and it is argued that the use of species-abundance models to assess whether a forest i...

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