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  • The effect of sea-ice loss on beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) in West Greenland 

    Heide-Jørgensen, M. P.; Laidre, K. L.; Borchers, David Louis; Marques, Tiago A.; Stern, H.; Simon, M. (2010) - Journal article
    An aerial survey was conducted to estimate the abundance of belugas (Delphinapterus leucas) on their wintering ground in West Greenland in March–April 2006 and 2008. The survey was conducted as a double platform aerial ...
  • The effects of electricity costs on firm re-location decisions: insights for the pollution havens hypothesis? 

    Panhans, Matthew; Lavric, Lucia; Hanley, Nick (2016-08-01) - Journal article
    Electricity costs are partly driven by environmental policy choices. In this paper, the effects of variations in electricity costs—as measured by end-user electricity prices–on firm relocation decisions are investigated. ...
  • Effects of high temperature and CO2 on intracellular DMSP in the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa 

    Burdett, Heidi; Carruthers, Madeleine; Donohue, Penelope; Wicks, Laura; Hennige, Sebastian; Roberts, Murray; Kamenos, Nicholas (2014-04) - Journal article
    Significant warming and acidification of the oceans is projected to occur by the end of the century. CO2 vents, areas of upwelling and downwelling, and potential leaks from carbon capture and storage facilities may also ...
  • An efficient acoustic density estimation method with human detectors applied to gibbons in Cambodia 

    Kidney, Darren; Rawson, Benjamin M.; Borchers, David Louis; Stevenson, Ben; Marques, Tiago A.; Thomas, Len (2016-05-19) - Journal article
    Some animal species are hard to see but easy to hear. Standard visual methods for estimating population density for such species are often ineffective or inefficient, but methods based on passive acoustics show more promise. ...
  • Enduring legacy of a toxic fan via episodic redistribution of California gold mining debris 

    Singer, Michael Bliss; Aalto, Rolf; James, L. Allan; Kilham, Nina E.; Higson, John Lee; Ghoshal, Subhajit (2013) - Journal article
    The interrelationships between hydrologically driven evolution of legacy landscapes downstream of major mining districts and the contamination of lowland ecosystems are poorly understood over centennial time scales. Here, ...
  • Energy politics in the Arctic : Resources, climate change and shipping 

    McCauley, Darren; Rehner, Robert Wilhelm Michael; Ryabova, Maria (Arctic Research Centre, 2015-01-05) - Report
  • Estrutura, composição florística e caracterização sucessional em remanescente de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual no Sudeste do Brasil. 

    Correa, Laine Silveira; Cardoso-Leite, Eliana; Devides Castello, Ana Carolina; Coelho, Samuel; Kortz, Alessandra Rocha; Junqueira Villela, Fernando Nadal; Koch, Ingrid (2014) - Journal article
    This study was conducted in a fragment of semideciduous seasonal forest (SSF), located in Sorocaba (SP, Brazil), in order to verify its successional stage and infer from the future composition. Our hypothesis was that the ...
  • Evaluating the utility of B/Ca ratios in planktic foraminifera as a proxy for the carbonate system : a case study of Globigerinoides ruber 

    Henehan, M.J.; Foster, G.L.; Rae, J.W.B.; Prentice, K.C.; Erez, J.; Bostock, H.C.; Marshall, B.J.; Wilson, P.A. (2015-04) - Journal article
    B/Ca ratios in foraminifera have attracted considerable scientific attention as a proxy for past ocean carbonate system. However, the carbonate system controls on B/Ca ratios are not straightforward, with Δ[ CO32-] ([ ...
  • Expert elicitation of seasonal abundance of North Atlantic right whales Eubalaena glacialis in the mid-Atlantic 

    Oedekoven, Cornelia Sabrina; Fleishman, Erica; Hamilton, Philip; Clark, James S.; Schick, Robert Schilling (2015-11-04) - Journal article
    North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis; henceforth right whales) are among the most endangered large whales. Although protected since 1935, their abundance has remained low. Right whales occupy the Atlantic Ocean ...
  • Floodplain ecohydrology : climatic, anthropogenic, and local physical controls on partitioning of water sources to riparian trees 

    Singer, Michael Bliss; Sargeant, Christopher; Piegay, Herve; Riquier, Jeremie; Wilson, Rob; Evans, Cristina Megan (2014) - Journal article
    Seasonal and annual partitioning of water within river floodplains has important implications for ecohydrologic links between the water cycle and tree growth. Climatic and hydrologic shifts alter water distribution between ...
  • The formation of sulfate, nitrate and perchlorate salts in the martian atmosphere 

    Smith, Megan L.; Claire, M.W.; Catling, D.C.; Zahnle, K.J. (2014-03-01) - Journal article
    In extremely arid regions on Earth, such as the Atacama Desert, nitrate, sulfate and perchlorate salts form in the atmosphere and accumulate on the surface from dry deposition according to diagnostic evidence in their ...
  • From mantle to critical zone : a review of large and giant sized deposits of the rare earth elements 

    Smith, M. P.; Moore, K.; Kavecsánszki, D.; Finch, Adrian Anthony; Kynicky, J.; Wall, F. (2016-01-12) - Journal article
    The rare earth elements are unusual when defining giant-sized ore deposits, as resources are often quoted as total rare earth oxide, but the importance of a deposit may be related to the grade for individual, or a limited ...
  • Generation and preservation of continental crust in the Grenville Orogeny 

    Spencer, Christopher J.; Cawood, Peter A.; Hawkesworth, Chris J.; Prave, Anthony R.; Roberts, Nick M. W.; Horstwood, Matthew S. A.; Whitehouse, Martin J. (2015-05-01) - Journal article
    Detrital zircons from modern sediments display an episodic temporal distribution of U-Pb crystallization ages forming a series of 'peaks' and 'troughs'. The peaks are interpreted to represent either periods of enhanced ...
  • The globalisation of marriage fields : the Swedish case 

    Niedomysl, Thomas; Osth, John; Van Ham, Maarten (2010-08) - Journal article
    Marriage fields - the geographical areas where people meet to partner traditionally tend to be relatively small and local. Increasing international travel and the use of the internet have broadened the geographical opportunity ...
  • Height-diameter allometry of tropical forest trees 

    Feldpausch, T. R.; Banin, L.; Phillips, O. L.; Baker, T. R.; Lewis, S. L.; Quesada, C. A.; Affum-Baffoe, K.; Arets, E. J. M. M.; Berry, N. J.; Bird, M.; Brondizio, E. S.; de Camargo, P.; Chave, J.; Djagbletey, G.; Domingues, T. F.; Drescher, M.; Fearnside, P. M.; Franca, M. B.; Fyllas, N. M.; Lopez-Gonzalez, G.; Hladik, A.; Higuchi, N.; Hunter, M. O.; Iida, Y.; Salim, K. A.; Kassim, A. R.; Keller, M.; Kemp, J.; King, D. A.; Lovett, J. C.; Marimon, B. S.; Marimon-Junior, B. H.; Lenza, E.; Marshall, A. R.; Metcalfe, D. J.; Mitchard, E. T. A.; Moran, E. F.; Nelson, B. W.; Nilus, R.; Nogueira, E. M.; Palace, M.; Patino, S.; Peh, K. S. -H.; Raventos, M. T.; Reitsma, J. M.; Saiz, G.; Schrodt, F.; Sonke, B.; Taedoumg, H. E.; Tan, S.; White, L.; Woell, H.; Lloyd, J. (2011) - Journal article
    Tropical tree height-diameter (H:D) relationships may vary by forest type and region making large-scale estimates of above-ground biomass subject to bias if they ignore these differences in stem allometry. We have therefore ...
  • High sea surface temperatures in tropical warm pools during the Pliocene 

    O'Brien, Charlotte; Foster, Gavin; Martinez-Boti, Miguel; Abell, Richard; Rae, James William Buchanan; Pancost, Richard (2014-08) - Journal article
    The western warm pools of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans are a critical source of heat and moisture for the tropical climate system. Over the past five million years, global mean temperatures have cooled by 3–4 °C. Yet, ...
  • Home range and habitat analysis using dynamic time geography 

    Long, Jed; Nelson, Trisalyn (2015-04) - Journal article
    Wildlife home ranges continue to be a common spatial unit for modeling animal habitat selection. Telemetry data are increasing in spatial and temporal detail and new methods are being developed to incorporate fine resolution ...
  • The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project : inferring the environmental context of human evolution from eastern African rift lake deposits 

    Cohen, A.; Campisano, C.; Arrowsmith, R.; Asrat, A.; Behrensmeyer, A. K.; Deino, A.; Feibel, C.; Hill, A.; Johnson, R.; Kingston, J.; Lamb, H.; Lowenstein, T.; Noren, A.; Olago, D.; Owen, R. B.; Potts, R.; Reed, K.; Renaut, R.; Schäbitz, F.; Tiercelin, J.-J.; Trauth, M. H.; Wynn, J.; Ivory, S.; Brady, K.; O'Grady, R.; Rodysill, J.; Githiri, J.; Russell, J.; Foerster, V.; Dommain, R.; Rucina, S.; Deocampo, D.; Russell, J.; Billingsley, A.; Beck, C.; Dorenbeck, G.; Dullo, L.; Feary, D.; Garello, D.; Gromig, R.; Johnson, T.; Junginger, A.; Karanja, M.; Kimburi, E.; Mbuthia, A.; McCartney, T.; McNulty, E.; Muiruri, V.; Nambiro, E.; Negash, E. W.; Njagi, D.; Wilson, J. N.; Rabideaux, N.; Raub, Timothy David; Sier, M. J.; Smith, P.; Urban, J.; Warren, M.; Yadeta, M.; Yost, C.; Zinaye, B. (2016-02-19) - Journal article
    The role that climate and environmental history may have played in influencing human evolution has been the focus of considerable interest and controversy among paleoanthropologists for decades. Prior attempts to understand ...
  • Housing Need and Housing Pressures in St Andrews 

    Doherty, Joe; Matthews, John; Grant, Ian; McLoughlin, Pauline; Kidd, Sion (St Andrews Commission on Housing, 2013-12) - Report
    In 2012 a group of local organisations resolved to promote a serious study of the housing situation in the town. To carry out this task, they established the ‘St Andrews Town Commission on Housing’ composed of people who ...
  • How can we identify and communicate the ecological value of deep-sea ecosystem services? 

    Jobstvogt, Niels; Townsend, Michael; Witte, Ursula; Hanley, Nicholas David (2014-07-23) - Journal article
    Submarine canyons are considered biodiversity hotspots which have been identified for their important roles in connecting the deep sea with shallower waters. To date, a huge gap exists between the high importance that ...