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Peatlands

Peter Dale Moore

Peatlands

by Peter Dale Moore

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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peat bogs,
  • Peat industry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] P. D. Moore [and] D. J. Bellamy.
    ContributionsBellamy, David J.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23746084M

    About this book. Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands examines the role that northern peatlands play in regulating the atmospheric carbon budget. It summarizes current research in four interconnected areas: large-scale peatland dynamics and. Cambridge Core - Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Horticulture and forestry - Peatland Restoration and Ecosystem Services - edited by Aletta Bonn.

    Based on the ‘European Mires Book’ of the International Mire Conservation Group (IMCG), this article provides a composite map of national datasets as the first comprehensive peatland map for the whole of Europe. We also present estimates of the extent of peatlands and mires in each European country individually and for the entire continent. This book provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to peatland ecology. As with other books in the Biology of Habitats Series, the emphasis in this book will be on the organisms that dominate peatland habitats although their management, conservation and restoration will also be considered.

    Jul 19,  · Global peatlands play a crucial ecological and economic role and have a substantial cultural share in human history. Covering approximately 3% of the global land area, peatlands store twice as much carbon than all terrestrial biomass. However, about 10% of all peatlands are drained and hence a significant carbon source – being responsible for 5% of all anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions [1]. Read the latest chapters of Developments in Earth Surface Processes at ritacrossley.com, Elsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.


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Peatlands by Peter Dale Moore Download PDF EPUB FB2

Peatlands are, by definition, unbalanced systems in which the rate of production of organic material by living organisms exceeds the rate at which these compounds are respired and degraded. The result is an accumulation of a proportion of this production (not always the 'hunderith part'!) as an organic deposit which we term ritacrossley.com: MOORE.

Book: Future Use of Peat and Substitutes in Horticulture. Year: Venue: Bremen. Long-term responsibility in managing Baltic peatlands. Authors: Erki Niitlaan. Book: Future Use of Peat and Substitutes in Horticulture.

Peat (/ p iː t /), also known as turf (/ t ɜːr f /), is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic ritacrossley.com is unique to natural areas called peatlands, bogs, mires, moors, or muskegs. The peatland ecosystem is the most efficient carbon sink on the planet, because peatland plants capture CO 2 naturally released from the peat, maintaining an equilibrium.

Peatlands International Peatlands book sent out by email to all IPS members for free in four issues per year. The magazine consists of about pages with background reports on peat and peatlands, reviews of conferences, news items and books reviews. It also publishes research findings, business reports and internal information on the IPS.

New authors [ ]. Peatlands and Environmental Change provides a comprehensive Peatlands book of peatland science. The emphasis is on peatlands as dynamic parts of the landscape that are undergoing constant change as a result of processes of peat accumulation and development, as well as Cited by: Robustness and precision of Holocene palaeoclimatic records from peatlands using testate amoebae.

by Dawn Hendon | 1 Jan Unknown Binding Currently unavailable. Into the Peatlands: A Journey through the Moorland Year (Long-Listed for the Highland Book Prize ) by Robin A. This book provides an introduction to peatlands for the non-specialist student reader and those concerned about environmental protection.

Peat is formed when vegetation partially decays in a waterlogged environment and occurs extensively throughout both temperate and. Aug 12,  · Peatlands are referred to by various names such as bogs, fens, and mires. According to the IPS, a mire refers to a peatland where peat is actively being formed (Table ).A bog, also known as an ombrogenous mire, is raised above the surrounding landscape and receives water only from precipitation.A fen, or geogenous mire, is situated in depressions and receives water that has been in.

Crowle Peatland Railway was formed to preserve the history and heritage of peat extraction in the Humberhead Peatlands – in particular, the story of the peatland railways.

Ahead of a momentous occasion – our first public open day – it seems appropriate to sketch out how far the CPR, supported by our funding partners, has come in the last.

This fascinating book, while focused on the peatlands, is a welcome read for all of us working in this realm, a blending of storytelling and science, an examination of human influence over one of our most rare and beautiful landscapes.

Peatlands do release the greenhouse gas methane that has strong global warming potential, but subtropical wetlands have shown high CO 2 binding per mol of released methane, which is a function that counteracts global warming. Biology and peat characteristics.

The vegetation of tropical peatlands varies with climate and location. Peatlands are formed in limited areas and have significant effects on our planet. As a result of their use peatlands are continually shrinking on a daily basis. This edited book, Peat, is intended to provide an overview of different perspectives of peat material in relevant disciplines.

We hope that this book will contribute to the expectations and needs of all relevant disciplines that share.

Peatlands. Project Drawdown defines peatlands as: the protection of carbon-rich peatlands, leading to reduced degradation rates and the safeguarding of carbon sinks.

This solution replaces the destruction of non-degraded peatlands for numerous uses. Peatlands are a. The first in-depth examination of the ecological and political significance of the patterned peatlands of Minnesota, one of the largest peatland complexes in the world.

Research conducted during the past decade has unraveled many secrets of the intricate peatland ecosystem, unique because it has been so little altered by human action and remarkable for its display of the complex adjustment of. The book is divided into four parts that look in turn at the nature of peatland classification and terminology, hydrological and ecological processes and peatland growth, changes in peatlands and their influence on the environment, and resource management issues.

The Biology of Peatlands starts with an overview of the main peatland types (marsh, swamp, fen, and bog), before examining the entire range of biota present (microbes, invertebrates, plants, and vertebrates), together with their specific adaptations to peatland habitats.

We use cookies to make interactions with our website easy and meaningful, to better understand the use of our services, and to tailor advertising. For many centuries peatlands have been a source of fascination to naturalists and scientists.

When the itinerant John Leland passed through the peatlands of Central Wales in his comment was 'The pastures and montaynes of Cairdiganshire be so great that the hunderith part of hit roteth on the ground and makes sogges and quikke more by long continuance for lak of eting of hit'.

The Biology of Peatlands provides a comprehensive overview of peatland ecosystems. Coverage is international although there is a focus on boreal and north temperate peatlands. As well as thoroughly referencing the latest research, the authors expose a rich older literature where an immense repository of natural history has accumulated.

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The Postglacial Development of Boreal and Subarctic Peatlands. Pages Kuhry, Peter (et al.) Preview. The Role of Sphagnum in Peatland Development and Persistence. Pages Rydin, Håkan (et al.) Services for this Book. Download Product Flyer Download High-Resolution Cover.

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