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A guide to modelling priorities for managing land-based impacts on coastal ecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Brown, C. J. & Jupiter, S. D. & Albert, S. & Anthony, K. R. N. & Hamilton, R. J. & Fredston-Hermann, A. & Halpern, B. S. & Lin HsienYung & Maina, J. & Mangubhai, S. & Mumby, P. J. & Possingham, H. P. & Saunders, M. I. & Tulloch, V. J. D. & Wenger, A. & Klein, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollution from land-based run-off threatens coastal ecosystems and the services they provide, detrimentally affecting the livelihoods of millions peop...

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Beyond taxonomy: a review of macroinvertebrate trait-based community descriptors as tools for freshwater biomonitoring.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Menezes, S. & Baird, D. J. & Soares, A. M. V. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species traits have been frequently used in ecological studies in an attempt to develop a general ecological framework linking biological communities ...

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Monitoring of ecological risks with active soil management for filled ditches in the Krimpenerwaard. Final report T1-monitoring Ecology.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Lange, H. J. de & Hout, A. van der & Faber, J. H.

Content type: Bulletin

Ditches in this area in the province of Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, are often causing soil pollution due to the use of contaminated materials (includin...

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Detecting copper toxicity in sediments: from the subindividual level to the population level.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Jeppe, K. J. & Yang JiangHua & Long, S. M. & Carew, M. E. & Zhang XiaoWei & Pettigrove, V. & Hoffmann, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sediments accumulate chemicals that can be toxic to biota and often contribute to aquatic ecosystem decline. Measuring mortality in laboratory-bred or...

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Plant functional diversity and nutrient availability can improve restoration of floating fens via facilitation, complementarity and selection effects.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Zuidam, J. P. van & Leeuwen, C. H. A. van & Bakker, E. S. & Verhoeven, J. T. A. & Ijff, S. & Peeters, E. T. H. M. & Zuidam, B. G. van & Soons, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peat-forming wetlands, particularly floating fens that form the initial stages of these ecosystems, are declining globally due to excavation, dehydrat...

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The effect of precipitation chemistry upon anion and cation fluxes from the surface layer of ombrotrophic mires in the UK.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Sanger, L. J. & Billett, M. F. & Cresser, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Replicate cores and monoliths bearing intact vegetation were sampled from the acrotelm and surface litter layer of ombrotrophic mires across a gradien...

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Towards climate-responsible peatlands management.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Biancalani, R. & Avagyan, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Peatlands are lands with a naturally accumulated peat layer at their surface. In their natural state, peatlands support a large range of habitats and ...

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Simulation of the long-term impact of atmospheric deposition on dune ecosystems in the Netherlands.

Published online: 30 Mar 1995

Authors: Vries, W. de & Klijn, J. A. & Kros, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term impact of present levels of acid deposition on sandy soils in dune areas was simulated for calcareous and non-calcareous (coastal) dune ...

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Sulphur dioxide and the growth of Pinus sylvestris.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Farrar, J. F. & Relton, J. & Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seedlings and young trees of Pinus sylvestris were grown in outdoor fumigation chambers at 5 and 150 mu g SO2/m3 (approx.). The higher SO2 concn. redu...

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Soil processes as influenced by heavy metals and the composition of soil fauna.

Published online: 16 Jun 1995

Authors: Komulainen, M. & Mikola, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of heavy metals (Cu and Ni) on soil processes were studied experimentally in forest microcosms in Finland as a function of the presence of...

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