Due to an awareness of peatlands as a diminishing resource,peatland conservation and rehabilitation has become an importantstudy area. Peatlands and Environmental Change offers a newapproach by considering peatlands as a whole ecosystem, and therebyprovides a better understanding of the importance and theconsequences of the functioning of peatlands.
* Peat and peatlands
* Peat landforms and structure
* Peatland hydrology and ecology
* Origins and pest initiation
* Peat accumulation
* The peatland archive: palaeoenvironmental evidence
* Autogenic change
* Allogenic change
* Peatland - environmental feedbacks
* Values, exploitation and human impacts
* Conservation management and restoration
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About the Author
Dan Charman is the author of Peatlands and Environmental Change, published by Wiley.
Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments. PART I: INTRODUCTION. Peat and Peatlands. Peat Landforms and Structure. PART II: PEATLAND PROCESSES. Peatland Hydrology and Ecology. Origins and Peat Initiation. Peat Accumulation. PART III: CHANGES IN PEATLANDS. The Peatland Archive: Palaeoenvironmental Evidence. Autogenic Change. Allogenic Change. Peatland - Environment Feedbacks. PART IV: RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. Values, Exploitation and Human Impacts. Conservation Management and Restoration. References. Index.