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Moving Beyond Bioclimatic Envelope Models: Integrating Upland Forest and Peatland Processes to Predict Ecosystem Transitions Under Climate Change in the Western

Schneider RR, Devito K, Kettridge N, Bayne E VIEW

A review of the various processes that will mediate ecological responses to projected climate change in the western Canadian boreal forest. The authors...

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Are American Pikas (Ochontona princeps) in the Canadian Rockies Vulnerable to Climate Change?

Shank CC VIEW

The American Pika is vulnerable to climate change as a result of its dependence on cool, moist conditions. However, most research on climate determinants...

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Ferruginous Hawks (Buteo regalis) alter parental behaviours in response to approaching storms

Laux CM, Nordell CJ, Fisher RJ, Ng JW, Wellicome TI, Bayne EM VIEW

Using detailed observations of Ferruginous Hawk nesting behaviours, the authors demonstrate that adult female Ferruginous Hawks spend increasing amounts...

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Ecosystem Services Assessment Pollination Services Report

Monk L, Farr D DOWNLOAD

A four-page report explaining the Pollination Services model, as well as results to date.

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Ecosystem Services Assessment Rangeland Forage Production & Carbon Storage Report

Monk L, Farr D DOWNLOAD

A four-page report explaining the Forage Production and Carbon Storage models, as well as results to date.

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Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute Annual Report 2014-15

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A report on ABMI's operations, progress, new initiatives, and finances over the 2014-2015 year. Photo: Janine Rietz.

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Influence of In-Situ Oil Sands Development on Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) Movement

Muhly T, Serrouya R, Neilson E, Li H, and Boutin S VIEW

Researchers used simulations to determine how caribou step length and annual home range size is influenced by future in-situ oil sands developments (ISDs)....

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Gains and Losses of Plant Species and Phylogenetic Diversity for a Northern High-Latitude Region

Zhang J, Nielsen SE, Stolar J, Chen Y, Thuiller W VIEW

As species shift their distributions in response to climate change, there will be consequences for both species diversity and evolutionary diversity across...

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Landowner Data Package 2014

ABMI DOWNLOAD

Overview of the ABMI's 2014 monitoring year, including update on sites surveyed to date, research projects and outreach initiatives.

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The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute: Value to Alberta

Narwani T, Williams E, Schieck J DOWNLOAD

Introduction to the ABMI, including program design, key products and services, and its alignment with AEMERA and Alberta Environment and Parks.

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The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute: Value to Alberta 1-Pager

Narwani T DOWNLOAD

A one page introduction to the ABMI, including program design, key products and services, and its alignment with AEMERA and Alberta Environment and Parks.

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Extreme Precipitation Reduces Reproductive Output of an Endangered Raptor

Fisher RJ, Wellicome TI, Bayne EM, Poulin RG, Todd LD, Ford AT VIEW

The authors demonstrate that extreme rainfall during the breeding season reduced reproductive success of Burrowing Owls. Large-scale habitat management...

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Ecological Recovery Monitoring of Certified Reclaimed Wellsites in Alberta: Field Data Collection Protocols for Cultivated Lands

ABMI and AITF DOWNLOAD

A description of sampling protocols for selected vegetation and soil indicators for certified reclaimed wellsites in cultivated lands.

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Processing Aquatic Invertebrates

Hinchliffe, R. DOWNLOAD

Lab protocols for processing ABMI aquatic invertebrtae samples

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