Essays about: "deciduous"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 211 essays containing the word deciduous.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. How hot are retention patches as structural hotspots? : comparing key elements for biodiversity in retention patches and reference forest stands

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

    Author : Maja Östlund; [2022]
    Keywords : retention forestry; retention patches; deadwood; live conservation trees; retention forestry; biodiversity preservation; substrate diversity;

    Abstract : Sweden’s historical and current forestry regime has created structurally simplified forest stands with little resemblance of boreal old-growth forests, leading to a decline in many forest dwelling species. Retention forestry was introduced to counteract the negative development by retaining biologically important forest elements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Birds in the City : Bird biodiversity in a boreal northern urban environment

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Izabel Eriksson Reuterborg; [2022]
    Keywords : bird biodiversity; urban biodiversity; urbanization; urban birds;

    Abstract : Urbanization is a growing threat to biodiversity across the globe. As more and more habitats are being destroyed and species extinction rates are rising, we have started looking at how we might decrease this loss of biodiversity. One answer is changing our urban environments to more biodiversity friendly ones. READ MORE

  4. 4. Askens framtid : konsekvenser och hantering av askskottsjukan ur ett ekologiskt perspektiv

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Linda Tångby; Veronika Johansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Fraxinus excelsior; Hymenoscyphus fraxineus; svampsjukdom; biologisk mångfald; värdväxt; handel; invasivitet; resistens; skadegörare på ask; växtskydd; epidemi;

    Abstract : Asken (Fraxinus excelsior) är ett av våra ädellövsslag och dess existens hotas av den vindburna svampsjukdomen askskottsjukan. Sjukdomen upptäcktes först i Polen i början av 90-talet och spreds under en 20-årsperiod till de flesta länder i Europa. READ MORE

  5. 5. Förutsättningar för att höja inslaget av asp och björk i Västmanland

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Albin Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : lövskogsbruk; biodiversitet; klimatförändring;

    Abstract : Svenskt skogsbruk har på senare tid ökat fokus på lövinslag och biodiversitet. Tidigare har skogsbruket varit inriktat på gran och tall, dock börjar intresset lövskogsbruk öka. READ MORE