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Inferring recent changes in the ecological state of 21 Danish candidate reference lakes (EU Water Framework Directive) using palaeolimnology.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Bjerring, R. & Bradshaw, E. G. & Amsinck, S. L. & Johansson, L. S. & Odgaard, B. V. & Nielsen, A. B. & Jeppesen, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The European Water Framework Directive (WFD) requires that all natural European waterbodies should be assigned to one of five ecological categories de...

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Non-random extinctions dominate plant community changes in abandoned coppices.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Kopecký, M. & Hédl, R. & Szabó, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The plant community structure of European lowland forests has changed dramatically in the twentieth century, leading to biodiversity decline at variou...

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Spatial, temporal and experimental: three study design cornerstones for establishing defensible numeric criteria in freshwater ecosystems.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Taylor, J. M. & Back, J. A. & Brooks, B. W. & King, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient over-enrichment increasingly threatens global water resources. Stressor-response studies specifically designed to identify levels of nutrient...

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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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Response of taxonomic groups in streams to gradients in resource and habitat characteristics.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Johnson, R. K. & Hering, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Compared to other ecosystem types, a wide variety of biomonitoring methods are available for rivers. Few studies have, however, compared the response ...

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Multiple stressors and stream ecosystem functioning: climate warming and agricultural stressors interact to affect processing of organic matter.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Piggott, J. J. & Niyogi, D. K. & Townsend, C. R. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measures of organic matter processing have been proposed as indices of stream ecosystem function to complement structural measures (water quality, tax...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 04 May 2016

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's pilot project...

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