Essays about: "FOREST AS HABITAT"

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  1. 1. Minskande senvuxenhet på produktiv skogsmark i Norrland : implikationer för vedlevande organismer och betydelsen av myr- och bergimpediment

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Tyr Nilsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Slow-grown trees; growth rate; ring width; pinus sylvestris; picea abies; low-productive forests; mires; rocky outcrops; swedish NFI;

    Abstract : Senvuxen ved är ett viktigt substrat för vissa vedlevande organismer på grund av en långsam nedbrytning och låg konkurrens. Tillväxtförhöjande åtgärder inom skogsbruk, liksom ökande temperaturer, kan ha orsakat en minskning av senvuxen ved under den senare halvan av 1900-talet. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bats as indicators of habitat connectivity in urban environments

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Linnéa Sundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Bats; Sweden; light; fragmentation; connectivity; urban; Myotis; Myotis brandtii;

    Abstract : Human disturbances to natural environments have been an increasing issue since the industrial revolution when the human population started to grow faster than ever before. Habitats have been extensively lost, followed by severe consequences on biodiversity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trade-offs between land conservation and agricultural production: Case study of the Spanish Lookout area and the Belize Maya Forest Reserve

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Tomas Castro Rojas; [2022]
    Keywords : LULUCF; agriculture; deforestation frontiers; remote sensing; biodiversity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Habitat destruction (evidenced in land use change) represents one of the biggest threats to environmental resources and biodiversity. In the tropics, this threat is maximized as deforestation frontiers have expanded into natural ecosystems at increasing rates over the last decades for agricultural cropping and livestock husbandry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Temporal, climatic and spatial variation in the distribution and activity patterns of the raccoon (Procyon lotor) in Hainich National Park, Germany

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Maria Grüneberger; [2022]
    Keywords : raccoon; procyon lotor; hainich National Park; canopy Walk; camera trapping; nocturnality; ground temperature; habitat preference; european beech; fagus sylvatica; anthropogenic influence;

    Abstract : The raccoon (Procyon lotor) has been a part of German fauna since the 1920s, following a number of releases and escapes from captivity. This study intends to investigate the distribution and activity patterns of this non-native mesopredator in Hainich National Park, which lies in Central Germany, in-between 3 core areas of established raccoon populations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mapping edge vegetation in connection to beech forest to locate potential habitats for red-listed beetles in Scania, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lovisa Rosenquist Ohlsson; [2022]
    Keywords : forest; temperate broadleaved forest; beech; biodiversity; edge vegetation; southern Sweden; Scania; beetles; Natura 2000; Fagus sylvatica; Stictoleptura scutellata; Ischnomera sanguinicollis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The number of species classified as red-listed has increased by 11% between 2015 and 2020, with beetles and butterflies being especially affected. Among these are the vulnerable longhorned beetle (Stictoleptura scutellata) and the endangered false blister beetle (Ischnomera sanguinicollis). READ MORE