Mangrove Crab Ucides cordatus Removal Does Not Affect Sediment Parameters and Stipule Production in a One Year Experiment in Northern Brazil
Pülmanns, N., Mehlig, U., Nordhaus, I., Saint-Paul, U., & Diele, K. (2016)
Mangrove Crab Ucides cordatus Removal Does Not Affect Sediment Parameters and Stipule Production in a One Year Experiment in Northern Brazil. PLOS ONE, 11(12), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167375
Mangrove crabs influence ecosystem processes through bioturbation and/or litter feeding. In Brazilian mangroves, the abundant and commercially important crab Ucides cordatus i...
Seagrass removal leads to rapid changes in fauna and loss of carbon.
Githaiga, M. N., Frouws, A. M., Kairo, J. G., & Huxham, M. (2019)
Seagrass removal leads to rapid changes in fauna and loss of carbon. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2019.00062
Seagrass habitats are important natural carbon sinks, with an average of ∼14 kg C m−2 buried in their sediments. The fate of this carbon following seagrass removal or damage h...
Novel visualisation techniques for working with multiple, overlapping classification hierarchies
Graham, M., Watson, M. F., & Kennedy, J. (2002)
Novel visualisation techniques for working with multiple, overlapping classification hierarchies. Taxon, 51, 351-358
A Java-based program is presented that provides a visualisation tool for display of and comparison between classification hierarchies. Taxa, or groups of taxa, can be tracked ...
Towards a methodology for developing visualizations
GRAHAM, M., KENNEDY, J., & BENYON, D. (2000)
Towards a methodology for developing visualizations. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 53(5), 789-807. doi:10.1006/ijhc.2000.0415
This paper presents a case study of the development of a visualization to represent and explore the relationships between multiple hierarchical structures, specifically botani...
Diversity, biomass and ecosystem processes in the marine benthos.
Bolam, S. G., Fernandes, T., & Huxham, M. (2002)
Diversity, biomass and ecosystem processes in the marine benthos. Ecological monographs, 72, (599-615). doi:10.1890/0012-9615(2002)072[0599:DBAEPI]2.0.CO;2. ISSN 0012-9615
Recent studies in terrestrial, plant-dominated systems have shown that reductions in diversity can affect essential ecosystem processes, especially productivity. However, the ...
Visual Exploration of Alternative Taxonomies through Concepts
Graham, M., & Kennedy, J. (2007)
Visual Exploration of Alternative Taxonomies through Concepts. Ecological Informatics, 2, 248-261. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2007.07.004
A graphical user interface is presented that allows users of taxonomic data to explore concept relationships between conflicting but related taxonomic classifications.
From shiny shoes to muddy reality: understanding how meso-state actors negotiate the implementation gap in participatory forest management
Kairu, A., Upton, C., Huxham, M., Kotut, K., Mbeche, R., & Kairo, J. (2018)
From shiny shoes to muddy reality: understanding how meso-state actors negotiate the implementation gap in participatory forest management. Society and Natural Resources, 31(1), 74-88. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2017.1382628
Recent research on participatory forest management (PFM) in the global south has highlighted the existence of a widespread “implementation gap” between the ambitious intent en...
The Sustainability of Whale-watching in Scotland
Woods-Ballard, A., Parsons, E., Velander, K., Hughes, A., Ladle, R., & Warburton, C. (2003)
The Sustainability of Whale-watching in Scotland. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 11(1), 40-55. doi:10.1080/09669580308667192
Scotland's tourism trade grosses £2.5 billion annually and supports 180,000 jobs; whale-watching is an important part of this activity. Whales and dolphins are the country's n...
The effects of salinity on growth and survival of mangrove seedlings changes with age
Kodikara, K. A. S., Jayatissa, L. P., Huxham, M., Dahdouh-Guebas, F., & Koedam, N. (2018)
The effects of salinity on growth and survival of mangrove seedlings changes with age. Acta botânica brasilica Sociedade Botânica do Brasil, 32(1), 37-46. https://doi.org/10.1590/0102-33062017abb0100
Six-wide ranging mangrove species, Rhizophora apiculata, R. mucronata, Avicennia marina, A. officinalis, Bruguiera gymnorrhiza, and B. sexangula, were selected to study the gr...
Consistent patterns of high alpha and low beta diversity in tropical parasitic and free-living protists
Lentendu, G., Mahé, F., Bass, D., Rueckert, S., Stoeck, T., & Dunthorn, M. (2018)
Consistent patterns of high alpha and low beta diversity in tropical parasitic and free-living protists. Molecular Ecology, 27(13), 2846-2857. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14731
Tropical animals and plants are known to have high alpha diversity within forests, but low beta diversity between forests. By contrast, it is unknown if microbes inhabiting th...