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    • Early careers on ecohydraulics: challenges, opportunities and future directions 

      Wilkes, Martin A.; Neverman, Andrew J.; Casas-Mulet, Roser; Adeva Bustos, Ana; McCluskey, Alexander H.; Ouellet, Valerie; Vanzo, Davide; Franklin, Paul A.; Silva, Ana T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Early career researchers (ECRs) play a critical role in our knowledge-based society, yet they are the most vulnerable group in the scientific community. As a young, interdisciplinary science, ecohydraulics is particularly ...
    • Ecologizar la Economía o economizar la Ecología: controversias y desafíos en torno a la valoración de los servicios de los ecosistemas 

      Gomez-Baggethun, Erik (Journal article, 2018)
      En esta presentación se aborda el divorcio entre Economía y Ecología, las implicaciones de esta separación para entender la crisis ambiental y para la búsqueda de soluciones a dicha crisis. Se hace un recorrido sintético ...
    • Ecosystem change and stability over multiple decades in the Swedish subarctic: complex processes and multiple drivers 

      Callaghan, Terry V.; Jonasson, Christer; Thierfelder, Tomas; Yang, Zhenlin; Hedenås, Henrik; Johansson, Margareta; Molau, Ulf; Van Bogaert, Rik; Michelsen, Anders; Olofsson, Johan; Gwynn-Jones, Dylan; Bokhorst, Stef; Phoenix, Gareth K.; Bjerke, Jarle Werner; Tømmervik, Hans; Christensen, Torben R.; Hanna, Edward; Koller, Eva K.; Sloan, Victoria L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      The subarctic environment of northernmost Sweden has changed over the past century, particularly elements of climate and cryosphere. This paper presents a unique geo-referenced record of environmental and ecosystem ...
    • Ecosystem response to climatic change: the importance of the cold season 

      Bokhorst, Stef; Bjerke, Jarle Werner; Tømmervik, Hans; Preece, Catherine; Phoenix, Gareth K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Winter climate and snow cover are the important drivers of plant community development in polar regions. However, the impacts of changing winter climate and associated changes in snow regime have received much less attention ...
    • Ecosystem services mapping and assessment for policy- and decision-making: Lessons learned from a comparative analysis of European case studies 

      Geneletti, Davide; Esmail, Blal Adem; Cortinovis, Chiara; Arany, Ildikó; Balzan, Mario; van Beukering, Pieter J. H.; Bicking, Sabine; Borges, Paulo AV; Borisova, Bilyana; Gil, Artur; Inghe, Ola; Kopperoinen, Leena; Kruse, Marion; Liekens, Inge; Lowicki, Damian; Mizgajski, Andrzej; Mulder, Sara; Nedkov, Stoyan; Ostergard, Hannah; Picanço, Ana; Ruskule, Anda; Santos-Martín, Fernando; Sieber, Ina M.; Svensson, Johan; Vačkářů, Dava; Veidemane, Kristina; Broekx, Steven; Burkhard, Benjamin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This paper analyses and compares a set of case studies on ecosystem services (ES) mapping and assessment with the purpose of formulating lessons learned and recommendations. Fourteen case studies were selected during the ...
    • Ecosystem services mapping for municipal policy: ESTIMAP and zoning for urban beekeeping 

      Stange, Erik; Zulian, Grazia; Rusch, Graciela; Barton, David Nicholas; Nowell, Megan Sara (Journal article, 2017)
      Pollinating insects are an integral part of cities’ natural capital and perform an important ecosystem function with a high degree of relevance to many cultural ecosystem services. Consequently, pollinators serve as a ...
    • Ecosystem services to support environmental and socially sustainable decision-making 

      Rusch, Veronica E.; Rusch, Graciela; Goijman, Andrea P.; Claps, Leonardo; Varela, Santiago A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The theory of ecosystem services (ES) needs to be operationalized to contribute to practices leading to sustainable use of ecosystems, which includes solving trade-offs between private and public benefits and incorporating ...
    • Effect of Habitat Size, Quality, and Isolation on Functional Groups of Beetles in Hollow Oaks 

      Pilskog, Hanne Eik; Birkemoe, Tone; Framstad, Erik; Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      One of the largest threats to biodiversity is land use change and habitat loss. Hollow oaks (Quercus spp. L.) are welldefined patches that are hotspots for biodiversity and red-listed species, but they are often rare and ...
    • Effect of sand texture on nest quality and mating success in a fish with parental care 

      Olsson, Karin H.; Forsgren, Elisabet; Merilaita, Sami; Kvarnemo, Charlotta; St. Mary, Colette (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Nest quality is an important aspect of courtship and mate choice, offering females direct benefits through offspring survival and, if it reflects male genetic quality, also indirect ones. Nest characteristics may thus ...
    • Effective biodiversity monitoring needs a culture of integration 

      Kühl, H.S.; Bowler, Diana Elizabeth; Bösch, L.; Bruelheide, H.; Dauber, J.; Eichenberg, D.; Eisehower, N.; Fernandez, N.; Guerra, Carlos A.; Henle, Klaus; Herbinger, Ilka; Isaac, Nick J.B.; Jansen, Florian; König-Ries, Birgitta; Kühn, Ingolf; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland; Pe'er, Guy; Richter, Anett; Schulte, Ralf; Settele, Josef; van Dam, Nicole M.; Voigt, Maria; Wägele, Wolfgang J.; Wirth, Christian; Bonn, Aletta (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Despite conservation commitments, most countries still lack large-scale biodiversity monitoring programs to track progress toward agreed targets. Monitoring program design is frequently approached from a topdown, data-centric ...
    • The effectiveness of Virkon® S disinfectant against an invasive insect and implications for Antarctic biosecurity practices 

      Bartlett, Jesamine; Radcliffe, Richard James; Convey, Pete; Hughes, Kevin A.; Hayward, Scott A.L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The flightless midge Eretmoptera murphyi is thought to be continuing its invasion of Signy Island via the treads of personnel boots. Current boot-wash biosecurity protocols in the Antarctic region rely on microbial biocides, ...
    • Effects and recovery of larvae of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa (Desmophyllum pertusum) exposed to suspended bentonite, barite and drill cuttings 

      Jarnegren, Johanna; Brooke, Sandra; Jensen, Henrik; (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Fossil fuel drilling operations create sediment plumes and release waste materials into the ocean. These operations sometimes occur close to sensitive marine ecosystems, such as cold-water corals. While there have been ...
    • Effects of a dispersal barrier on freshwater migration of the vimba bream (Vimba vimba) 

      Tambets, Meelis; Kärgenberg, Einar; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Sandlund, Odd Terje; Økland, Finn; Thalfeldt, Mart (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      To study the effects of a dispersal barrier on migration of the semi-anadromous vimba bream in the Pärnu River, Estonia, we tagged thirty fish with acoustic transmitters and released above the barrier. Tagged fish showed ...
    • Effects of body size on estimation of mammalian area requirements 

      Noonan, Michael J.; Fleming, Christen H.; Tucker, Marlee A.; Kays, Roland; Harrison, Autumn-Lynn; Crofoot, Margaret C*; Abrahams, Briana; Alberts, Susan C.; Ali, Abdullahi H.; Altmann, Jeanne; Antunes, Pamela Castro; Belant, Jerrold L.; Attias, Nina; Beyer Jr., Dean E.; Bidner, Laura R.; Blaum, Niels; Boone, Randall B.; Caillaud, Damien; De Paula, Rogerio Cunha; de la Torre, J. Antonio; Dekker, Jasja; DePerno, Christopher S.; Farhadinia, Mohammad; Fennessy, Julian; Fichtel, Claudia; Fischer, Christina; Ford, Adam; Goheen, Jacob R.; Havmøller, Rasmus W.; Hirsch, Ben T.; Hurtado, Cindy; Isbell, Lynne A.; Janssen, René; Jeltsch, Florian; Kaczensky, Petra; Kappeler, Peter; Kaneko, Yayoi; Katna, Anjan; Kauffman, Matthew; Koch, Flavia; Kulkarni, Abhijeet; LaPoint, Scott; Leimgruber, Peter; Macdonald, David W.; Markham, A. Catherine; McMahon, Laura; Mertes, Katherine; Moorman, Christopher E.; Morato, Ronaldo G.; Moßbrucker, Alexander M.; Mourão, Guilherme; O’Connor, David; Gustavo R, Luiz; Oliveira-Santo, Luiz Gustavo R.; Pastorini, Jennifer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Accurately quantifying species’ area requirements is a prerequisite for effective area-based conservation. This typically involves collecting tracking data on species of interest and then conducting home-range analyses. ...
    • Effects of human-induced disturbances and weather on herbivore movement 

      Leclerc, Martin; Tarroux, Arnaud; Fauchald, Per; Stien, Audun; Tveraa, Torkild; St-Laurent, Martin-Hugues (Journal article, 2019)
      Human-caused habitat disturbances and climate change are leading threats to biodiversity. Studying the impacts of human activities on wildlife from a behavioral perspective is a relevant starting point to understand the ...
    • Effects of Landscape Characteristics on Annual Survival of Lesser Prairie-Chickens 

      Robinson, Samantha G.; Haukos, David A.; Plumb, Reid T.; Kraft, John D.; Sullins, Daniel S.; Lautenbach, Joseph M.; Lautenbach, Jonathan D.; Sandercock, Brett; Hagen, Christian A.; Bartuszevige, Anne; Rice, Mindy A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Agriculture and development have caused landscape change throughout the southwestern Great Plains in the range of the lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus). Landscape alteration within the lesser prairie-chicken ...
    • Effects of leg flags on nest survival of four species of Arctic-breeding shorebirds 

      Weiser, Emily L.; Lanctot, Richard B.; Brown, Stephen C. W.; Gates, H. River; Bentzen, Rebecca L.; Boldenow, Megan L.; Cunningham, Jenny A.; Doll, Andrew; Donnelly, Tyrone F.; English, Willow B.; Franks, Samantha E.; Grond, Kirsten; Herzog, Patrick; Hill, Brooke L.; Kendall, Steve; Kwon, Eunbi; Lank, David B.; Liebezeit, Joseph R.; Rausch, Jennie; Saalfeld, Sarah T.; Taylor, Audrey R.; Ward, David H.; Woodard, Paul F.; Sandercock, Brett (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Marking wild birds is an integral part of many field studies. However, if marks affect the vital rates or behavior of marked individuals, any conclusions reached by a study might be biased relative to the general population. ...
    • Effects of livestock on occurrence of the Vulnerable red panda Ailurus fulgens in Rara National Park, Nepal 

      Sharma, Hari Prasad; Belant, Jerrold L.; Swenson, Jon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The Vulnerable red panda Ailurus fulgens is endemic to the Himalayas. Anthropogenic activities, including deforestation, have degraded the species’ habitat but the effects of livestock have not been examined. We assessed ...
    • Effects of mountain biking versus hiking on trails under different environmental conditions 

      Evju, Marianne; Hagen, Dagmar; Jokerud, Mari; Olsen, Siri Lie; Selvaag, Sofie Kjendlie; Vistad, Odd Inge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Recreational use of nature areas is increasing worldwide. All trail-based activities have a certain degradation effect on vegetation and soil, and conflicts between conservation values and recreation may occur. Controversy ...
    • Effects of patch-burn grazing on breeding density and territory size of Dickcissels 

      Verheijen, Bram H.F.; Clipp, Hannah L.; Bartolo, Alessandro; Jensen, William E.; Sandercock, Brett (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Ongoing habitat loss and intensification of management of remaining grasslands have led to large population declines of grassland songbirds in North America. As an alternative to intensive and homogeneous use of rangelands, ...