36 downloads
188 views

Objective Correlation analysis and multiple linear regression analysis were conducted to estimate the influence of meteorological factors on road traffic injuries stratified by severity. Crash rate was defined as mean monthly road traffic accidents per 1,000 vectors....

["Epidemiology","Global Health","Public Health","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6438
152 downloads
181 views

Although schemes to reduce road impacts on amphibians have been implemented for decades in Europe, several aspects on the effectiveness of such schemes remain poorly understood. Particularly in northern Europe, including Sweden, there is a widespread lack of available...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27530v1
152 downloads
238 views

This review was initiated by the COST action CA15114 AMICI “Anti-Microbial Coating Innovations to prevent infectious diseases,” where one important aspect is to analyze ecotoxicological impacts of antimicrobial coatings (AMCs) to ensure their sustainable use. Scopus...

["Microbiology","Toxicology","Public Health","Ecotoxicology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6315
49 downloads
202 views

Nitrogen (N) deposition is a major threat to biodiversity in many habitats. The recent introduction of cleaner technologies in Switzerland has led to a reduction in the emissions of nitrogen oxides, with a consequent decrease in N deposition. We examined different...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Plant Science","Climate Change Biology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6347
81 downloads
237 views

Honey bees directly affect and are influenced by their local environment, in terms of food sources, pollinator densities, pathogen and toxin exposure and climate. Currently, there is a lack of studies analyzing these data with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...

["Agricultural Science","Ecology","Zoology","Environmental Impacts","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6393
60 downloads
287 views

A <5 mm thick volcanic ashfall layer associated with the White River Ash (east lobe [WRAe]) originating from the eruption of Mount Churchill, Alaska (833-850 CE; 1,117–1,100 cal BP) was observed in two freeze cores obtained from Pocket Lake (62.5090°N, −114.3719°W),...

["Ecology","Freshwater Biology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6269
43 downloads
290 views

To ensure the safety of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, insight into the potential impacts of CO2 leakage on the ecosystem is necessary. We conducted a greenhouse experiment to investigate the effects of high soil CO2 on plant growth and the soil environment....

["Biochemistry","Ecosystem Science","Plant Science","Soil Science","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6311
52 downloads
277 views

Background Conventional river engineering operations have a substantial influence on the fluvial ecosystem. Regulation and channelization generally reduce the physical heterogeneity of river beds and banks and the heterogeneity of habitats. They determine the character,...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Plant Science","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6282
35 downloads
206 views

Soil salinization is the primary obstacle to the sustainable development of agriculture and eco-environment in arid regions. The accurate inversion of the major water-soluble salt ions in the soil using visible-near infrared (VIS-NIR) spectroscopy technique can...

["Soil Science","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Natural Resource Management","Environmental Impacts","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6310
55 downloads
258 views

Soil physical parameter calculation by inverse modelling provides an indirect way of estimating the unsaturated hydraulic properties of soils. However many measurements are needed to provide sufficient data to determine unknown parameters. The objective of this...

["Agricultural Science","Soil Science","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6002
76 downloads
377 views

Background Most carabid beetles are particularly sensitive to local habitat characteristics. Although in China grasslands account for more than 40% of the national land, their biodiversity is still poorly known. The aim of this paper is to identify the main environmental...

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Entomology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6197
51 downloads
134 views

Ecological metrics and assemblages of three orders of aquatic insects (Odonata, Coleoptera and Trichoptera—OCT) in an industrial canal system affected by dredging were studied. Five sites (a river as a control site and canals) along the Vistula River in Central...

["Biodiversity","Entomology","Freshwater Biology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6215
91 downloads
362 views

Aquatic organisms inhabiting polluted waterways face numerous adverse effects, including physiological disruption by endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs). Little is known about how the temperatures associated with global climate change may influence the response...

["Genomics","Toxicology","Climate Change Biology","Ecotoxicology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6156
127 downloads
717 views

Climate change, changing farming practices, social and demographic changes and rising levels of antibiotic resistance are likely to lead to future increases in opportunistic bacterial infections that are more difficult to treat. Uncovering the prevalence and identity...

["Microbiology","Infectious Diseases","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6150
57 downloads
95 views

Recent studies have applied simple correlative models to project an increase in future burnt area (BA) for the Mediterranean region. In one of these studies led by Marco Turco and co-workers in the journal Nature Communications (doi:10.1038/s41467-018-06358-z),...

["Ecology","Climate Change Biology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27455v1

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