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Local Perceptions of Ecosystem Services Across Multiple Ecosystem Types in Spain
Combining socio-cultural valuations of ecosystem services with ecological and monetary assessments is critical to informing decision making with an integrative and multi-pronged approach. This study examined differences ...
Species–area relationships in continuous vegetation: Evidence from Palaearctic grasslands
Aim Species-area relationships (SARs) are fundamental scaling laws in ecology although their shape is still disputed. At larger areas, power laws best represent SARs. Yet, it remains unclear whether SARs follow other shapes ...
Inhomogeneity detection in phytoplankton time series using multivariate analyses
(Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 2020-09)
Phytoplankton communities have long been used as water quality indicators within environmental policies. This has fostered the development of national and international phytoplankton monitoring programs, but these networks ...
Organic Matter Decomposition and Ecosystem Metabolism as Tools to Assess the Functional Integrity of Streams and Rivers–A Systematic Review
Streams and rivers provide important services to humans, and therefore, their ecological integrity should be a societal goal. Although ecological integrity encompasses structural and functional integrity, stream bioassessment ...