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Table 2 Search strings for two groups of LTIs and two strategies

From: Can linear transportation infrastructure verges constitute a habitat and/or a corridor for biodiversity in temperate landscapes? A systematic review protocol

LTI Strategy Language Search string
Roads, railways, pipelines and power lines 1 English LTIs: (“transport* infrastructure*” OR road* OR highway$ OR motorway$ OR freeway$ OR rail* OR pipeline$ OR powerline$ OR “power line” OR “power lines” OR “transmission line*” OR “electric* line” OR “electric* lines” OR “electric* pylon*”) AND Verges/Outcomes: (corridor$ OR dispersal$ OR habitat$ OR refuge$ OR “right* of way*” OR verge$ OR abundance OR richness OR composition$ OR *diversity OR communit*)
French LTIs: (“infrastructure$ de transport$” OR route$ OR autoroute$ OR “voie$ ferrée$” OR “chemin$ de fer” OR pipeline$ OR gazoduc$ OR oléoduc$ OR “ligne$ électrique$” OR “ligne$ à haute tension” OR “ligne$ à très haute tension” OR “ligne$ THT” OR “pylône$ électrique$”) AND Verges/Outcomes: (corridor$ OR dispersion$ OR habitat$ OR refuge$ OR dépendance$ OR emprise$ OR abondance OR richesse OR composition$ OR *diversité OR communauté$)
2 English LTIs: (road* OR highway* OR motorway* OR rail* OR “transmission line* corridor*” OR powerline* OR pipeline* OR “electric* pylon*”) AND Verges: (corridor* OR habitat* OR verge* OR right$-of-way* OR proximity OR contiguous OR line$) AND Outcomes: (dispers* OR population* OR communit* OR abundan* OR distribution$ OR “species composition*” OR attendance)
French LTIs: (route$ OR autoroute$ OR “voie$ ferrée$” OR “chemin$ de fer” OR pipeline$ OR gazoduc$ OR oléoduc$ OR “ligne$ électrique$” OR “ligne$ à haute tension” OR “ligne$ à très haute tension” OR “ligne$ THT” OR “pylône$ électrique$”) AND Verges: (corridor$ OR habitat$ OR dépendance$ OR emprise$ OR proximité OR contigu* OR ligne$) AND Outcomes: (dispersion$ OR population$ OR communauté$ OR abondance$ OR distribution$ OR “composition$ d’espèces” OR “composition$ spécifique$”)
Waterways 1 English LTIs/Verges: (riparian OR riverside$ OR riverbank$ OR “river* *bank*” OR [(waterway$ OR canal$ OR channel$) AND *bank*)] AND Outcomes: (corridor$ OR dispersal$ OR habitat$ OR refuge$ OR abundance OR richness OR *diversity OR composition$ OR communit*)
French LTIs/Verges: (riparien* OR [(rivière$ OR “voie$ navigable$” OR cana* OR chena*) AND (berge$ OR bord$ OR côté$)] AND Outcomes: (corridor$ OR dispersion$ OR habitat$ OR refuge$ OR abondance$ OR richesse$ OR *diversité$ OR composition$ OR communauté$)
2 English LTIs: (river* OR channel$ OR stream$) AND Verges: (riparian$ OR *bank* OR proximity OR bridge$) AND Outcomes: (dispers* OR communit* OR richness OR diversity OR drowning OR roosting OR “alien plant*”)
French LTIs: (rivière$ OR chena* OR ruisseau$) AND Verges: (riparien$ OR berge$ OR proximité OR pont$) AND Outcomes: (dispersion$ OR communauté$ OR richesse$ OR diversité OR noyade$ OR nichoir$ OR “plante$ invasive$”)
  1. The quotation marks (“”) allow to look for an exact phrase
  2. * Any group of characters, including no character
  3. $ Zero or one character