Boreal Peatland Ecosystems (Ecological Studies #188) (Hardcover)

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By R. K. Wieder (Editor), D. H. Vitt (Editor)
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This is the first truly ecosystem-oriented book on peatlands. It adopts an ecosystems approach to understanding the world's boreal peatlands. The focus is on biogeochemical patterns and processes, production, decomposition, and peat accumulation, and it provides additional information on animal and fungal diversity. A recurring theme is the legacy of boreal peatlands as impressive accumulators of carbon as peat over millennia.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783540319122
ISBN-10: 3540319123
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: September 1st, 2006
Pages: 436
Language: English
Series: Ecological Studies