raised bog


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Related to raised bog: peat bog, Bog Formation, sphagnum bog

raised bog

a convex peat developed usually in wet, upland areas.
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Contract award notice: Scientific and technical support to assist in the implementation of national conservation and restoration approaches for ireland~s raised bogs.
The Colour of Climate: Changes in Peat Decomposition as a Proxy for Climate Change--a Study of Raised Bogs in South-central Sweden.
There is an exhausted peat deposit situated about 200-250 m north-east of the lake in the Piktamiskis raised bog.
The bog, typical of the Raised Bog formation as defined by Costin et al.
Because decomposition proceeds more slowly in the more acidic environment of the bog-centre than at its margins, the accumulation of decay-resistant sphagnum eventually raises the surface to produce a domed or raised bog with a convex profile in a process known as paludification.
Parika is a raised bog in the northwestern part of the Vortsjarv Lowland (58[degrees]30'N, 25[degrees]47'E), Central Estonia (Fig.
At least one other Indiana fen shows a similar decline in Drepanocladus Cabin Creek Raised Bog, in Randolph County.
Effects of fertilization on growth and nutrient use by Chamaedaphne calyculata in a raised bog.
Tenders Are Invited for Provision of hydrologist to support the living bog, Raised bog restoration project 2016 2020.
To address these issues, PIP is restoring the intensive conifer forestry to an area of native broadleaf, wet woodland and raised bog plant communities.