Book ID: 91500
Peatlands. 2006. (Developments in Earth Surface Processes,9). illus. XVII, 587 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Peatlands provide good records of global and local changes since theLate Pleistocene. This book analyzes topics such as geologicalevolution of major peatland basins, peatlands as self sustainingecosystems, chemical environment of peatlands, water and peatchemistry, peatlands as archives of environmental changes, influenceof peatlands on atmosphere, circular complex interactions, remotesensing studies of peatlands, peatlands as a resource, peatlandsdegradation, restoration, etc.