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Assessment of Recent Habitat Conditions of Eastern Oyster Crassostrea virginica Bars in Mesohaline Chesapeake Bay
Abstract Eastern oysters Crassostrea virginica in Chesapeake Bay, USA, have been subjected to intense harvest pressure since about 1850 and to disease epizootics since the 1950s. Combined, theseExpand
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Structural indicators of spider communities across the forest plantation cycle
Given the expansion of plantation forests in Ireland over recent years, there is a need to assess their impact on biodiversity and to identify how sustainable forest management strategies canExpand
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On improved hydrologic forecasting — Results from a WMO real-time forecasting experiment
Abstract A methodology for improved hydrologic forecasting of streamflows in headwater basins has been developed. The methodology is based on the mathematical modeling of the hydrologic catchmentExpand
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Identifying practical indicators of biodiversity for stand-level management of plantation forests
Identification of valid indicators of biodiversity is a critical need for sustainable forest management. We developed compositional, structural and functional indicators of biodiversity for fiveExpand
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The early effects of afforestation on biodiversity of grasslands in Ireland
The target rate of afforestation in Ireland over the next 30 years is 20,000 ha per year, which would result in an increase of the forest cover from the current 10% to 17%. In order to promoteExpand
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Size- and age-class distributions of Fraser fir following balsam woolly adelgid infestation
Fraser fir (Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir.) has suffered catastrophic mortality throughout most of its native range from an exotic insect, the balsam woolly adelgid (Adelges piceae Ratz.). To assess t...
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Assessment of Biodiversity at Different Stages of the Forest Cycle
The main objectives of this project were to: 1. Assess the range of biodiversity in representative forests at key stages of the forest cycle; 2. Review possibilities for enhancement of biodiversityExpand
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Remote Acoustic Habitat Assessment Techniques Used to Characterize the Quality and Extent of Oyster Bottom in the Chesapeake Bay
Underwater acoustic technologies may be used for remote sensing of estuarine and coastal benthic habitat in addition to more traditional methods of assessing the seabed. These systems use reflectedExpand
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Hydrogen Chloride Transport and Decay in a Large Apparatus: II. Variables Affecting Hydrogen Chloride Decay
Hydrogen chloride decay, defined as the deposition of hydrogen chloride from fire (and other) atmospheres onto surfaces, has been studied as a function of atmospheric humidity, of size orExpand
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