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MIT climate resilience planning: flood vulnerability study.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Authors: Strzepek, K. & Fant, C. & Preston, M. & Emanuel, K. & Goldberg, B.

Content type: Bulletin

The MIT Flood Vulnerability Study is one key part of a broader initiative led by the MIT Climate Resiliency Committee and the MIT Office of Sustainabi...

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Evaluation of full-dike system impact on the flow regime in a flood prone area of the Mekong Delta.

Published online: 21 Dec 2016

Authors: Long Trinh Thi & Tri Vo Khac & Nguyen Van Khanh Triet & Vinh Pham The & Fujii, H.

Content type: Bulletin article

The Mekong Delta is an important agricultural production region in Vietnam. The expansion of irrigated cultivated area has increased food production r...

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Pattern and process of a floodplain forest, Vermont, USA: predicted responses of vegetation to perturbation.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Hughes, J. W. & Cass, W. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential diversity of vegetation in a lowland floodplain forest in North Ferrisburg, Vermont was evaluated as a way of predicting the range of po...

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Recruitment of a keystone tree species must concurrently manage flooding and browsing.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Horner, G. J. & Cunningham, S. C. & Thomson, J. R. & Baker, P. J. & Mac Nally, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Multiple pressures (land-use change, water extraction and climate change) interact to influence biodiversity and ecosystem processes, but direct evide...

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Winter management of Californian rice fields for waterbirds.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Elphick, C. S. & Oring, L. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent legislation designed to reduce air pollution has restricted Californian rice-farmers from burning rice stubble after harvest. Intentional flood...

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Controlling floods and droughts through underground storage: from concept to pilot implementation in the Ganges River Basin.

Published online: 13 Apr 2016

Authors: Pavelic, P. & Karthikeyan, B. & Amarnath, G. & Eriyagama, N. & Muthuwatta, L. & Smakhtin, V. & Gangopadhyay, P. K. & Malik, R. P. S. & Atmaram Mishra & Sharma, B. R. & Hanjra, M. A. & Reddy, R. V. & Mishra, V. K. & Verma, C. L. & Laxmi Kant

Content type: Bulletin

Floods and droughts, along with over-exploitation of groundwater, are major issues of concern across much of the developed and developing world. This ...

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Site susceptibility to invasion by the exotic tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in southern Florida.

Published online: 23 Mar 1984

Authors: Myers, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Greenhouse experiments showed that seeds of this Australian tree germinated within 3 days after planting, even under water. Greater ht. growth was obt...

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Competitive reversal between plant species is driven by species-specific tolerance to flooding stress and nutrient acquisition during early marsh succession.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Muench, A. & Elsey-Quirk, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding plant species interactions along successional trajectories is critical for managing and restoring ecosystems, as both resource availabil...

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Restoration of wet features for breeding waders on lowland grassland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Gill, J. A. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last century, the loss of around half of the world's wetlands, principally through drainage and conversion to agriculture, has been one of th...

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Multi-layer safety in the Wadden Sea: possible measures in spatial planning and disaster management in view of climate change.

Published online: 17 Dec 2014

Authors: Klostermann, J. & Spijkerman, A. & Vreugdenhil, H. & Massop, H. & Timmerman, J. & Jaspers, F. & Maaskant, B.

Content type: Bulletin

In the National Water Plan the concept of multi-layer safety was introduced for sustainable water security. Within the concept of multi-layer safety t...

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