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A plant trait analysis of responses to grazing in a long-term experiment.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Bullock, J. M. & Franklin, J. & Stevenson, M. J. & Silvertown, J. & Coulson, S. J. & Gregory, S. J. & Tofts, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There are few long-term experimental studies of plant community responses to changes in grazing intensity. Here we report species' changes in a mesotr...

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A double-observer method for reducing bias in faecal pellet surveys of forest ungulates.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Jenkins, K. J. & Manly, B. F. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal surveys are used widely to study variations in abundance and distribution of forest-dwelling mammals when direct enumeration is not feasible. T...

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Fishing for mammals: landscape-level monitoring of terrestrial and semi-aquatic communities using eDNA from riverine systems.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Sales, N. G. & McKenzie, M. B. & Drake, J. & Harper, L. R. & Browett, S. S. & Coscia, I. & Wangensteen, O. S. & Baillie, C. & Bryce, E. & Dawson, D. A. & Ochu, E. & Hänfling, B. & Handley, L. L. & Mariani, S. & Lambin, X. & Sutherland, C. & McDevitt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding has revolutionized biomonitoring in both marine and freshwater ecosystems. However, for semi-aquatic and terres...

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Cost-efficiency of biodiversity indicators for Mediterranean ecosystems and the effects of socio-economic factors.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Mandelik, Y. & Roll, U. & Fleischer, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity assessments usually rely on indicators as surrogates for direct measures. Although the ecological validity of indicators has been extensi...

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Predicting costs of alien species surveillance across varying transportation networks.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Blackburn, L. & Epanchin-Niell, R. & Thompson, A. & Liebhold, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Efforts to detect and eradicate invading populations before they establish are a critical component of national biosecurity programmes. An essential e...

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Evaluating population recovery for sea turtles under nesting beach protection while accounting for nesting behaviours and changes in availability.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Thorson, J. T. & Punt, A. E. & Nel, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sea turtles and sea birds generally have high conservation importance world-wide and are often difficult to survey except when present on nesting grou...

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Using generalised dissimilarity modelling and targeted field surveys to gap-fill an ecosystem surveillance network.

Published online: 02 Aug 2021

Authors: Guerin, G. R. & Williams, K. J. & Leitch, E. & Lowe, A. J. & Sparrow, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective ecosystem management requires spatially distributed measurements that are representative of ecological diversity. When considering which sit...

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Moving out of town? The status of alien plants in high-Arctic Svalbard, and a method for monitoring of alien flora in high-risk, polar environments.

Published online: 17 Apr 2021

Authors: Bartlett, J. C. & Bakke-Westergaard, K. & Paulsen, I. M. G. & Wedegärtner, R. E. M. & Wilken, F. & Ravolainen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Rising human activity in the Arctic, combined with a warming climate, increases the probability of introduction and establishment of alien plant speci...

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Accounting for detectability improves estimates of species richness in tropical bat surveys.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Meyer, C. F. J. & Aguiar, L. M. S. & Aguirre, L. F. & Baumgarten, J. & Clarke, F. M. & Cosson, J. F. & Villegas, S. E. & Fahr, J. & Faria, D. & Furey, N. & Henry, M. & Hodgkison, R. & Jenkins, R. K. B. & Jung, K. G. & Kingston, T. & Kunz, T. H. & Gonzalez, M. C. M. & Moya, I. & Patterson, B. D. & Pons, J. M. & Racey, P. A. & Rex, K. & Sampaio, E. M. & Solari, S. & Stoner, K. E. & Voigt, C. C. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species richness is a state variable of some interest in monitoring programmes but raw species counts are often biased due to imperfect species detect...

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Examining disease prevalence for species of conservation concern using non-invasive spatial capture-recapture techniques.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Muneza, A. B. & Linden, D. W. & Montgomery, R. A. & Dickman, A. J. & Roloff, G. J. & Macdonald, D. W. & Fennessy, J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-invasive techniques have long been used to estimate wildlife population abundance and density. However, recent technological breakthroughs have fa...

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