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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Jack Simpson, monitoring officer for LIFE Welsh Raised Bogs Project, said it was a "great result" - though still short of the record count of 155 in 2009.
Drivers of peat accumulation rate in a raised bog: impact of drainage, climate, and local vegetation composition.
The Colour of Climate: Changes in Peat Decomposition as a Proxy for Climate Change--a Study of Raised Bogs in South-central Sweden.
There are some issues which still need objective studies: (1) water losses from the lake basin to recharge deep groundwater aquifers; (2) scale and seasonal variations of water runoff from the raised bog into the lake and the drains; (3) possible impact of exploitable peat deposit drainage on water regime in the adjacent raised bog and the lake.
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. Canadian Journal of Botany 72:323-329.
Natural England has announced the declaration of a new National Nature Reserve in Cumbria Bolton Fell and Walton Mosses National Nature Reserve, home to one of Western Europes rarest and most threatened habitats, the lowland raised bog.
Peat domes rise 23 feet above the land, which is why it is called a raised bog.