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Mires: Process, Exploitation and Conservation

Out of Print

By: KH Gottlich

542 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #27910 | ISBN: 0471933538
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About this book

Examines recent research into processes in mires, in the context of the exploitation of the peat resource and the attempts to conserve and regenerate the remaining mire remnants. Considers how peat resources might be best protected and managed.


Contents

Mires - definitions and forms; mire distribution; the chronology of mire development; physical processes and properties of mires; mire chemistry; the microbiology of peat; mire utilization; ecohydrology, mire drainage and mire conservation.

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