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Understanding the influence of nutrients on stream ecosystems in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Munn, M. D. & Frey, J. W. & Tesoriero, A. J. & Black, R. W. & Duff, J. H. & Lee, K. E. & Maret, T. R. & Mebane, C. A. & Waite, I. R. & Zelt, R. B.

Content type: Bulletin

Sustaining the quality of the Nation's water resources and the health of our diverse ecosystems depends on the availability of sound water-resources d...

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Decomposer communities in human-impacted streams: species dominance rather than richness affects leaf decomposition.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Tolkkinen, M. & Mykrä, H. & Markkola, A. M. & Aisala, H. & Vuori, K. M. & Lumme, J. & Pirttilä, A. M. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is compelling evidence that anthropogenic disturbance can decrease biodiversity and impair ecological functioning. A major challenge to biodiver...

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Mitigation or disturbance? Effects of liming on macroinvertebrate assemblage structure and leaf-litter decomposition in the humic streams of northern Sweden.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: McKie, B. G. & Petrin, Z. & Malmqvist, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stream liming can alleviate the effects of anthropogenic acidification but itself constitutes a substantial ecosystem-level perturbation. Acidity in t...

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Responses of periphyton and insects to experimental manipulation of riparian buffer width along forest streams.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Kiffney, P. M. & Richardson, J. S. & Bull, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian trees regulate aquatic ecosystem processes, such as inputs of light, organic matter and nutrients, that can be altered dramatically when thes...

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Impacts of stream acidification on litter breakdown: implications for assessing ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Dangles, O. & Gessner, M. O. & Guerold, F. & Chauvet, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Scientific understanding of acidification in aquatic ecosystems relies on effective assessment, which at present is mostly limited to chemical and som...

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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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Impacts of an aggressive riparian invader on community structure and ecosystem functioning in stream food webs.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Hladyz, S. & Åbjörnsson, K. & Giller, P. S. & Woodward, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bioassessment in running waters has focused primarily on the impacts of organic pollution on community structure. Other stressors (e.g. invasive speci...

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Effects of stream restoration on ecosystem functioning: detritus retentiveness and decomposition.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Lepori, F. & Palm, D. & Malmqvist, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing degradation of ecological conditions in streams because of human activities has prompted widespread restoration attempts; however, the ecol...

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Sediment deposition from forest roads at stream crossings as influenced by road characteristics.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Lang, A. J. & Aust, W. M. & Bolding, M. C. & McGuire, K. J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Recent controversies associated with ditched forest roads and stream crossings in the Pacific Northwest have focused national attention on sediment pr...

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Effectiveness of forestry BMPS for stream crossing sediment reduction using rainfall simulation.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Morris, B. C. & Bolding, M. C. & Aust, W. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Recent decisions by the United States Supreme Court and United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have re-emphasized the importance of fores...

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