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raised bog

a convex peat developed usually in wet, upland areas.
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The work involves the provision of scientific and technical support to the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs (DAHRRGA) (henceforth the Department) to assist in the implementation of national conservation and management approaches for Ireland's raised bogs, focusing particularly on those chosen for designation as Special Areas of Conservation and Natural Heritage Areas.
Ireland's cool, wet climate is ideal for peat, and several small areas of protected intact blanket and raised bog are found within the AONB, but in the past century, both types of bog have suffered dramatic decline.
Today the capillary model has been discarded and replaced by the groundwater mound model, which attributes the domed profile of the water table beneath raised bogs to the low hydraulic conductivity of the mass of compressed and decayed peat comprising the catotelm.
Raised bogs in eastern North America--regional controls for species richness and floristic assemblages.
These raised bogs have grown over thousands of years.
Laubersmad-Salwidili - several types of mountain swamps with low, transitional and raised bogs and associated fauna.
Peat mining is concentrated on the plateau and raised bogs along the north and south shores of the St.
Many habitats were lost through the cumulative impact of intensive farming, wetland drainage, conifer planting and the destruction of raised bogs by peat extraction.
According to this website, peat fibers are found in the outermost leaf of the stem of sheathed cotton sedge, which grows on raised bogs .
However, there are still significant omissions from the list in the area of raised bogs, salmon rivers and offshore cold-water coral reefs.