Item description for Peatland Forestry: Ecology and Principles (Ecological Studies) by Eero Paavilainen...
The book provides a review and synthesis of boreal mire ecosystems including peat soil properties, mire hydrology, carbon and nutrient cycling, and classification of mire sites. The emphasis, however, is on peatland forests as a renewable natural resource. The approach originated in northern Europe, because there, especially in Finland, operational scale forest drainage has a long tradition based on research aiming to maintain and increase wood production on peatlands. Whenever relevant, a closer look is also given to other countries in Europe, Canada, and the USA. The results of recent studies on different environmental effects of peatland forestry are also discussed in detail.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.45" Width: 6.38" Height: 0.79" Weight: 1.41 lbs.
Release Date May 12, 1995
ISBN 3540582525 ISBN13 9783540582526
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