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Experimental effects of ash deposition on macroinvertebrate assemblages in peatland streams

Johnston, K. and Robson, B.J. (2015) Experimental effects of ash deposition on macroinvertebrate assemblages in peatland streams. Marine and Freshwater Research, 69 (11). pp. 1681-1691.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1071/MF15094
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Abstract

The effects of ash from controlled fires on macroinvertebrate communities in UK headwater streams were investigated experimentally by depositing ash onto natural stream substrata in trays placed on streambeds. Ash deposition together with stream depth altered macroinvertebrate community composition. However, changes in species composition caused by ash deposition were smaller than differences among streams, suggesting that effects of ash may be small in these streams.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Publisher: CSIRO
Copyright: © 2015 CSIRO
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/41437
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