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Road verges are corridors and roads barriers for the movements of flower-visiting insects

Published: 26 August 2021

On 26 August 2021, a new SLU dataset was published in the Swedish National Data Service's research data catalogue.

Data description

Data from an investigation to quantify whether linear infrastructure habitats (road verges, power line corridors, etc) support biodiversity by assessing the influence of the amount of this habitats in the landscape and their contribution to landscape connectivity.

Primary investigators

  • Juliana Dániel-Ferreira – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Ecology
  • Åsa Berggren – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Ecology
  • Jörgen Wissman – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Swedish Biodiversity Centre
  • Erik Öckinger – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Ecology

Data repository

Swedish National Data Service research data catalogue.

More information and access to data

Juliana Dániel-Ferreira et al., 2021. Road verges are corridors and roads barriers for the movements of flower-visiting insects. DOI: 10.5878/h758-5n57.