The Development of Peat Lands

  title={The Development of Peat Lands},
  author={E. Gorham},
  journal={The Quarterly Review of Biology},
  pages={145 - 166}
  • E. Gorham
  • Published 1957
  • Geology
  • The Quarterly Review of Biology
  • great scientific as well as practical interest. Reclamation of such land, and use of the peat itself, is a matter of importance throughout northern Europe, and for this reason, if no other, it is highly desirable to know something of the processes involved in peat accumulation, and of the factors controlling it. Since the study of peat lands entails dealing with a mass of complex relations between organisms and their environments, our understanding of them is necessarily fragmentary and far… CONTINUE READING
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