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Increased sediment deposition triggered by climate change impacts freshwater pearl mussel habitats and metapopulations.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Baldan, D. & Kiesel, J. & Hauer, C. & Jähnig, S. C. & Hein, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera is a benthic organism sensitive to hydrological regime alterations and habitat degradation dri...

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Enhancing ecological integrity while preserving ecosystem services: constructing soft-sediment islands in a shallow lake.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Leeuwen, C. H. A. van & Temmink, R. J. M. & Jin Hui & Robroek, B. J. M. & Berg, M. P. & Lamers, L. P. M. & Boosten, A. & Olff, H. & Bakker, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Ecosystems are increasingly managed to provide multiple benefits to humans, which often degrades their ecological integrity. This strongly applies to ...

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Long-term consequences of residual petroleum on salt marsh grass.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Culbertson, J. B. & Valiela, I. & Pickart, M. & Peacock, E. E. & Reddy, C. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Remnants from oil spills can persist for decades within anoxic coastal sediments affecting local flora and fauna, but few studies have examined the lo...

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Shade provided by riparian plants and biotic resistance by macrophytes reduce the establishment of an invasive Poaceae.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Evangelista, H. B. & Michelan, T. S. & Gomes, L. C. & Thomaz, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian corridors are habitats that are prone to invasion by non-native plants, but the shade provided by trees that grow in riparian zones may limit...

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Assisted revegetation trials in degraded salt-marshes.

Published online: 26 Feb 2001

Authors: Handa, I. T. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

At coastal sites adjacent to the Hudson Bay lowlands, intensive foraging by increasing numbers of lesser snow geese Anser caerulescens caerulescens ha...

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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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Assessing the ecological status of candidate reference lakes in Ireland using palaeolimnology.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Leira, M. & Jordan, P. & Taylor, D. & Dalton, C. & Bennion, H. & Rose, N. & Irvine, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The European Union (EU) Water Framework Directive (WFD) requires that member states establish type-specific reference conditions for all waterbodies, ...

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Creating fen initiation conditions: a new approach for peatland reclamation in the oil sands region of Alberta.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Borkenhagen, A. & Cooper, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reclaiming peatland ecosystems is challenging our understanding of how to rebuild functioning landscapes. Assisted succession may provide a practical ...

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Assessing eutrophication and reference conditions for Scottish freshwater lochs using subfossil diatoms.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Bennion, H. & Fluin, J. & Simpson, G. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The European Council Water Framework Directive requires reference conditions to be determined for all water body types including lakes. We examined th...

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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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