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Changes in channel morphology over human time scales

Documents and Media Posted on: December 04, 2014
Rivers are exposed to changing environmental conditions over multiple spatial and temporal scales, with the imposed environmental conditions and response potential of the river modulated to varying degrees by human activity and our exploitation of natural resources.Document Type: Briefing Papers

Changes in channel morphology over human time scales [Chapter 32]

Publications Posted on: March 08, 2012
Rivers are exposed to changing environmental conditions over multiple spatial and temporal scales, with the imposed environmental conditions and response potential of the river modulated to varying degrees by human activity and our exploitation of natural resources.

Links between scale and neotropical migratory bird populations

Publications Posted on: April 13, 2011
Recent concerns about the future for migratory birds, particularly those that migrate to the Tropics, have led to the development of a variety of new research and education initiatives addressing avian population ecology and conservation. Research that focuses on the relationships between migrant population trends, geographical patterns, and spatial and temporal scales is central to solving conservation problems for migrants.

Chapter 5. Borderlands fire regimes

Publications Posted on: November 21, 2006
Fire is a keystone process in most natural, terrestrial ecosystems. The vital role that fire plays in controlling the structure of an ecosystem underscores the need for us to increase our knowledge of past and current fire regimes (Morgan and others 1994).