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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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Development of an integrated ecosystem model to determine effectiveness of potential watershed management projects on improving Old Tampa Bay.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Sherwood, E. T. & Greening, H. & Garcia, L. & Kaufman, K. & Janicki, T. & Pribble, R. & Cunningham, B. & Peene, S. & Fitzpatrick, J. & Dixon, K. & Wessel, M.

Content type: Conference paper; Bulletin article

The Tampa Bay estuary has undergone a remarkable ecosystem recovery since the 1980s despite continued population growth within the region. However dur...

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Effects of submerged aquatic vegetation and water quality on waterfowl abundance by foraging guild.

Published online: 02 Jul 2022

Authors: Sibilia, C. D. & Aguirre-Gutiérrez, J. & Mowbray, L. & Malhi, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Back Bay, Virginia, has been documented as an important foraging area for waterfowl since at least the mid-1800s. Expansive submerged plant beds histo...

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Ground-truthing of a fish-based environmental DNA metabarcoding method for assessing the quality of lakes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Li JianLong & Hatton-Ellis, T. W. & Handley, L. J. L. & Kimbell, H. S. & Benucci, M. & Peirson, G. & Hänfling, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate, cost-effective monitoring of fish is required to assess the quality of lakes under the European Water Framework Directive. Recent studies ha...

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Modelling ecological half-lives for radiocaesium in Norwegian brown trout populations.

Published online: 28 Jun 2000

Authors: Hessen, D. O. & Skurdal, J. & Hegge, O. & Andersen, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Models of ecological half-life may be valuable and cost-effective predictive tools for authorities setting restrictions on human consumption of freshw...

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Lake restoration: successes, failures and long-term effects.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Søndergaard, M. & Jeppesen, E. & Lauridsen, T. L. & Skov, C. & Nes, E. H. van & Roijackers, R. & Lammens, E. & Portielje, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eutrophication constitutes a serious threat to many European lakes and many approaches have been used during the past 20-30 years to improve lake wate...

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Influence of tillage practices on lint yield, water quality, and soil exchangeable N in cotton production.

Published online: 09 Oct 2019

Authors: Adviento-Borbe, M. A. A. & Wood, H. & Reba, M. L. & Massey, J. H. & Teague, T. G.

Content type: Bulletin article

Objectives of a 2017 field trial were to quantify how different tillage and N fertilization practices affect cotton productivity and nutrient manageme...

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Nature Ambition Great Waters and implementation of the Delta Programme: identification of administrative and organizational leads.

Published online: 23 Mar 2016

Authors: Veraart, J. & Fontein, R. J. & Tol-Leenders, D. van

Content type: Bulletin

This report describes the thematic and organizational similarities and differences between the national Delta Programme (DP) and the Nature Ambition f...

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Native grass ground covers provide multiple ecosystem services in Californian vineyards.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Daane, K. M. & Hogg, B. N. & Wilson, H. & Yokota, G. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mechanisms responsible for the success or failure of agricultural diversification are often unknown. Most studies of arthropod pest management focus o...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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