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Effects of moor-draining on the hydrology and vegetation of northern Pennine blanket bog.

Published online: 25 Apr 1992

Authors: Stewart, A. J. A. & Lance, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-table depths on high-level blanket bog were compared at different distances from moor-drains and with depths on nearby undrained bog. Cover-abun...

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Rotational vegetation burning effects on peatland stream ecosystems.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rotational vegetation burning in peatlands is undertaken predominantly to increase habitat suitability and food availability for red grouse Lagopus la...

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Soil seed bank composition in relation to the above-ground vegetation in fertilized and unfertilized hay meadows on a Somerset peat moor.

Published online: 17 Sep 1997

Authors: Kirkham, F. W. & Kent, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a study on a peat moor in Somerset (SW England, 51°12′N, 2°49′W) in 1991, assessments were made of the soil seed bank in March, and of the abovegro...

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Long-term effects of water level drawdown on the vegetation of drained pine mires in southern Finland.

Published online: 24 Apr 1996

Authors: Laine, J. & Vasander, H. & Laiho, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of water level drawdown after drainage of mires for forestry was studied by comparing the vegetation on undrained pine [Pinus sylvestris]-m...

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Carbon storage by habitat: review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Alonso, I. & Weston, K. & Gregg, R. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aims of this Natural England cross-cutting Evidence project were: (1) To collate information and identify knowledge gaps on carbon stocks (both in...

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Contextualizing UK moorland burning studies with geographical variables and sponsor identity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

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

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been claimed that geographical variability could alter conclusions from some studies examining the impacts of prescribed moorland burning, incl...

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Degradation of southeast Asian tropical peatlands and integrated strategies for their better management and restoration.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Mishra Shailendra & Page, S. E. & Cobb, A. R. & Lee, J. S. H. & Jovani-Sancho, A. J. & Sjögersten, S. & Jaya Adi & Aswandi & Wardle, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

About half of the world's tropical peatlands occur in Southeast (SE) Asia, where they serve as a major carbon (C) sink. Nearly 80% of natural peatland...

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Destruction of wetland habitats by lesser snow geese: a keystone species on the west coast of Hudson Bay.

Published online: 29 Apr 1990

Authors: Kerbes, R. H. & Kotanen, P. M. & Jefferies, R. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The numbers and distribution of lesser snow-geese (Chen caerulescens) and their effects on plant communities were studied in a 40 × 200 km area roughl...

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Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England's landscapes: Humberhead Levels.

Published online: 19 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Wilson, R. & Holm, C. & Bull, R. & Macgregor, N. A. & Dijk, N. van & Darch, G. & Neale, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study, which was undertaken in 2010, considered the vulnerability of the natural environment to climate change in the Humberhead Levels National ...

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The effects of nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus addition on the vegetation of a Somerset peat moor under cutting management.

Published online: 25 Jan 1997

Authors: Kirkham, F. W. & Mountford, J. O. & Wilkins, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A range of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilizer treatments was applied for 4 years in a randomized block experiment to a species-...

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