The European Journal of Wildlife Research introduces a new Topical Collection focused on Road Ecology. This Topical Collection aims to be a useful tool for the development of generalized principles and applications concerning wildlife-related aspects of Road Ecology. Submissions exploring new or lesser-known costs and potential benefits for wildlife coexisting with road networks are encouraged.
This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.
Buy single article
Instant access to the full article PDF.
Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout.
Borda-de-Água L, Barrientos R, Beja P, Pereira HM (2017) Railway ecology. Springer, Cham
Brieger F, Hagen R, Kröschel M, Hartig F, Petersen I, Ortmann S, Suchant R (2017) Do roe deer react to wildlife warning reflectors? A test combining a controlled experiment with field observations. Eur J Wildl Res 63:Article number 72. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-017-1130-5
D’Amico M, Catry I, Martins RC, Ascensão F, Barrientos R, Moreira F (2018) Bird on the wire: landscape planning considering costs and benefits for bird populations coexisting with power lines. Ambio. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-018-1025-z
Forman RTT (1998) Road ecology: a solution for the giant embracing us. Landsc Ecol 13:3–5. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:100803660
Forman RTT (2000) Estimate of the area affected ecologically by the road system in the United States. Conserv Biol 14:31–35. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1523-1739.2000.99299.x
Forman RTT, Alexander LE (1998) Roads and their major ecological effects. Annu Rev Ecol Syst 29:207–231. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.ecolsys.29.1.207
Forman RTT, Sperling D, Bissonette J, Clevenger AP, Cutshall CD, Dale VH, Fahrig L, France R, Goldman CR, Heanue K, Jones JA, Swanson FJ, Turrentine T, Winter TC (2003) Road ecology: science and solutions. Island Press, Washington DC
Mata C, Ruiz-Capillas P, Malo JE (2017) Small-scale alterations in carnivore activity patterns close to motorways. Eur J Wildl Res 63:Article number 64. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-017-1118-1
Skuban M, Finďo S, Kajba M, Koreň M, Chamers J, Antal V (2017) Effects of roads on brown bear movements and mortality in Slovakia. Eur J Wildl Res 63:Article number 82. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-017-1138-x
Trombulak SC, Frissell CA (2000) Review of ecological effects of roads on terrestrial and aquatic communities. Conserv Biol 14:18–30. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1523-1739.2000.99084.x
van der Ree R, Smith DJ, Grilo C (2015) Handbook of road ecology. John Wiley & Sons, Oxford
P. James Macaluso Jr. improved the English.
MD was supported by a Juan de la Cierva Formación post-doctoral grant, FA by an FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia) post-doctoral grant, MF by a University of Molise grant for PhD stays in foreign countries, and RB by a University of Alcalá post-doctoral grant.
This article is a contribution to the Topical Collection Road Ecology, Guest Editor: Marcello D’Amico
About this article
Cite this article
D’Amico, M., Ascensão, F., Fabrizio, M. et al. Twenty years of Road Ecology: a Topical Collection looking forward for new perspectives. Eur J Wildl Res 64, 26 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-018-1186-x
- Road Ecology
- Wildlife crossing-structures
- Habitat loss and fragmentation
- Barrier effect
- Linear infrastructures