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Phenotype-environment matching in the shore crab (Carcinus maenas)

Journal Article
Todd, P. A., Briers, R. A., Ladle, R. J., & Middleton, F. (2006)
Phenotype-environment matching in the shore crab (Carcinus maenas). Marine Biology, 148(6), 1357-1367. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-005-0159-2
The shore crab (Carcinus maenas) exhibits a range of carapace pattern polymorphisms, but little is known regarding their function or maintenance. If patterns represent some fo...

Community heterogeneity of aquatic macroinvertebrates in urban ponds at a multi-city scale

Journal Article
Hill, M. J., Biggs, J., Thornhill, I., Briers, R. A., Ledger, M., Gledhill, D. G., …Hassall, C. (2018)
Community heterogeneity of aquatic macroinvertebrates in urban ponds at a multi-city scale. Landscape Ecology, 33(3), 389-405. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-018-0608-1
Purpose Urbanisation is a leading cause of biotic homogenisation in urban ecosystems. However, there has been little research examining the effect of urbanisation and biotic h...

Effects of the North Atlantic Oscillation on growth and phenology of stream insects

Journal Article
Briers, R. A., Gee, J. H. R., & Geoghegan, R. (2004)
Effects of the North Atlantic Oscillation on growth and phenology of stream insects. Ecography, 27(6), 811-817. doi:10.1111/j.0906-7590.2004.04005.x
Climatic variation associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) influences terrestrial and marine ecosystems, but its effects on river and stream ecosystems are less w...

Inter-population dispersal by adult stoneflies detected by stable isotope enrichment

Journal Article
Briers, R. A., Gee, J. H. R., Cariss, H. M., & Geoghegan, R. (2004)
Inter-population dispersal by adult stoneflies detected by stable isotope enrichment. Freshwater Biology, 49(4), 425-431. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2004.01198.x
1. Dispersal of adult stream insects may be of considerable importance in regional population dynamics and colonisation of new sites, but quantifying the rate and extent of di...

Eutrophication

Book Chapter
Briers, R. (2015)
Eutrophication. In Encyclopedia of Sustainable Tourism, 226. CAB International Publishing
No abstract available.

The ecological effectiveness of protected areas: The United Kingdom.

Journal Article
Gaston, K. J., Charman, K., Jackson, S. F., Armsworth, P. R., Bonn, A. & Briers, R. A. (2006)
The ecological effectiveness of protected areas: The United Kingdom. Biological Conservation. 132, 76-87. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2006.03.013. ISSN 0006-3207
Given the importance placed on protected areas, determining their effectiveness in representing and maintaining biodiversity is a core issue in conservation biology. Nonethele...

Spatial patterns in pond invertebrate communities: separating environmental and distance effects

Journal Article
Briers, R. A., & Biggs, J. (2005)
Spatial patterns in pond invertebrate communities: separating environmental and distance effects. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 15(6), 549-557. doi:10.1002/aqc.742
1.The nature and extent of spatial pattern in communities has important implications for their dynamics and conservation. Previous studies of pond ecosystems, over relatively ...

From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel

Dataset
Wale, M., Diele, K., & Briers, R. (2018)
From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. [Dataset]. https://doi.org/10.17869/1ykg-ax55