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The impact of a road upon adjacent heathland vegetation: effects on plant species composition.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Angold, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of a road upon heathland vegetation was investigated at five sites adjacent to the main trunk road through the New Forest, Hampshire, UK, w...

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Tourism informing conservation: the distribution of four dolphin species varies with calf presence and increases their vulnerability to vessel traffic in the four-island region of Maui, Hawai'i.

Published online: 01 Jul 2021

Authors: Self, H. & Stack, S. H. & Currie, J. J. & Lusseau, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

We need reliable information about the spatial and temporal distribution of mobile species to effectively manage anthropogenic impacts to which they a...

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Factors affecting the permeability of transportation and riparian corridors to the movements of songbirds in an urban landscape.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Tremblay, M. A. & St. Clair, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Linear features associated with transportation and riparian corridors are known to inhibit the mobility of birds and other wildlife, yet the factors c...

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Reproductive failure of a human-tolerant species, the American kestrel, is associated with stress and human disturbance.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Strasser, E. H. & Heath, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rapid increase of human activity in wild and developed areas presents novel challenges for wildlife. Some species may use human-dominated landscap...

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Controlled experiments on soil compaction produced by off-road vehicles in the Mojave Desert, California.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Adams, J. A. & Endo, A. S. & Stolzy, L. H. & Rowlands, P. G. & Johnson, H. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vehicle tracks were made by up to 100 motorcycle and four-wheel drive passes in the Mojave Desert of California on a Typic Haplargid and a Typic Torri...

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The salinity of motorway soils. II. Distance from the carriageway and other sources of local variation in salinity.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. R. & Rutter, A. J. & Ridout, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The variation of soil sodium concentration with distance from the carriageway on central reserves and verges was studied on a number of motorway sites...

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Movements and feeding ecology of white-fronted geese at the New Grounds, Slimbridge.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Owen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During 3 seasons from 1968 to 1971 movement and feeding habits of European white-fronted geese (Anser a. albifrons Scopoli) were studied in the New Gr...

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Physical-water attributes in the surface layer of soils at different locations in the landscape and sugarcane harvesting systems in Coruripe, AL.

Published online: 31 Jan 2019

Authors: Amaral, A. J. do & Marques, F. A. & Parahyba, R. da B. V. & Oliveira Neto, M. B. de & Silva, A. B. da & Barros, A. H. C. & Nascimento, A. F. do & Ivo, W. M. P. de M.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper presents the results of a study conducted to determine the physical-water attributes in the surface layer of the soil as quality indicators...

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Activity of the microbial decomposer community in metal-contaminated roadside soils.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Post, R. D. & Beeby, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rates of decomposition were measured in roadside soils of high and low metal concentration in SW London, UK, to determine whether metal contamination ...

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Use of road verges by butterfly and burnet populations, and the effect of roads on adult dispersal and mortality.

Published online: 03 Apr 1993

Authors: Munguira, M. L. & Thomas, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a survey of areas beside 12 main roads (with the road number prefix 'A') in the UK in June-September 1989, it was found that verges and central res...

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