Ecological mitigation of hillslope instability: ten key issues facing researchers and practitioners

  title={Ecological mitigation of hillslope instability: ten key issues facing researchers and practitioners},
  author={A. Stokes and G. Douglas and T. Fourcaud and F. Giadrossich and C. Gillies and T. Hubble and John H. Kim and K. Loades and Z. Mao and I. McIvor and S. Mickovski and S. Mitchell and N. Osman and C. Phillips and J. Poesen and D. Polster and F. Preti and P. Raymond and F. Rey and M. Schwarz and L. Walker},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
BackgroundPlants alter their environment in a number of ways. With correct management, plant communities can positively impact soil degradation processes such as surface erosion and shallow landslides. However, there are major gaps in our understanding of physical and ecological processes on hillslopes, and the application of research to restoration and engineering projects.ScopeTo identify the key issues of concern to researchers and practitioners involved in designing and implementing… Expand

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