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Development of a risk assessment tool to evaluate the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Dudley, B. J. & Woods, H. & Miles, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is growing evidence suggesting that small sewage discharges (SSDs), in practice mainly septic tank systems but also including package treatment ...

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Using GIS to relate small mammal abundance and landscape structure at multiple spatial extents: the northern flying squirrel in Alberta, Canada.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Wheatley, M. & Fisher, J. T. & Larsen, K. & Litke, J. & Boutin, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is common practice to evaluate the potential effects of management scenarios on animal populations using geographical information systems (GIS) tha...

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Merging connectivity rules and large-scale condition assessment improves conservation adequacy in river systems.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Linke, S. & Kennard, M. J. & Hermoso, V. & Olden, J. D. & Stein, J. & Pusey, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation adequacy is defined as the ability of conservation measures to sustain biodiversity. Although river network connectivity is important for...

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Impacts of tsetse control and land-use on vegetative structure and tree species composition in south-western Ethiopia.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Reid, R. S. & Wilson, C. J. & Kruska, R. L. & Mulatu, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

More effective control of the tsetse fly in Africa will reduce constraints imposed by the livestock disease, trypanosomiasis. Trypanosomiasis lowers l...

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Modelling the distribution of bats in relation to landscape structure in a temperate mountain environment.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Jaberg, C. & Guisan, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This study presents quantitative models that use landscape structure to predict spatial patterns in overall bat community composition, and individual ...

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Wild bees and hoverflies per landscape type.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Ozinga, W. A. & Scheper, J. A. & Groot, G. A. de & Reemer, M. & Raemakers, I. & Dooremalen, C. van & Biesmeijer, K. & Kleijn, D.

Content type: Bulletin

Insects play an essential role in the pollination of many food crops and wild plants. It is not just honey bees, there is a wide spectrum of species o...

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Incorporating expert opinion and fine-scale vegetation mapping into statistical models of faunal distribution.

Published online: 15 Aug 2001

Authors: Pearce, J. L. & Cherry, K. & Drielsma, M. & Ferrier, S. & Whish, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abiotic environmental predictors and broad-scale vegetation have been used widely to model the regional distributions of faunal species within foreste...

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A species effect on storm erosion: invasive sedge stabilized dunes more than native grass during Hurricane Sandy.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Charbonneau, B. R. & Wootton, L. S. & Wnek, J. P. & Langley, J. A. & Posner, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation and biogeomorphology are highly coupled in beach dune systems, but plant species effects on abating storm erosion are largely unexplored. W...

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Biome-scale signatures of land-use change on raptor abundance: insights from single-visit detection-based models.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Dénes, F. V. & Sólymos, P. & Subhash Lele & Silveira, L. F. & Beissinger, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Declines in raptor populations often result from the transformation of natural habitats to anthropogenic land uses, but the rate of population change ...

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Plant diversity and land use under organic and conventional agriculture: a whole-farm approach.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Gibson, R. H. & Pearce, S. & Morris, R. J. & Symondson, W. O. C. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming is thought to lead to increased biodiversity and greater sustainability than higher-yielding conventional farming systems. It is usual...

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