raised bog


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raised bog

[′rāzd ′bäg]
(ecology)
An area of acid, peaty soil, especially that developed from moss, in which the center is relatively higher than the margins.
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There are some issues which still need objective studies: (1) water losses from the lake basin to recharge deep groundwater aquifers; (2) scale and seasonal variations of water runoff from the raised bog into the lake and the drains; (3) possible impact of exploitable peat deposit drainage on water regime in the adjacent raised bog and the lake.
The results for pH display a similar range to the raised bog peats described in Costin (1954), although slightly more acid at the surface (3.
Hebda, "Paleoecology of a Raised Bog, Burns Bog, British Columbia" (doctoral thesis.
The Cyperaceae pollen and Polypodiaceae spores decreased substantially and were substituted by Ericaceae pollen and Sphagnum spores, marking the beginning of the raised bog stage.
Species-controlled Sphagnum decay on a south Swedish raised bog.
I would imagine this works perfectly in the laboratory and to some extent it will under some conditions, in a raised bog, for example.
Walkers will pass through spectacular scenery including cliffs and sandy beaches, historic villages, and the Cors Fochno raised bog beyond Borth - a National Nature Reserve.
2] (40 x 20 m) area on the Sphagnum-dominated bog expanse of the Southern Kisselbergmosen, an asymmetrical, multilaterally sloping, raised bog (Okland 1989b), located 285 m above sea level, 130 km southeast of Oslo, Norway (59[degrees]38[minutes] N, 11[degrees]38[minutes] E).
Tenders are invited for the department of culture heritage the gaeltacht are implementing an eu life co-funded raised bog restoration project (the living bog project) on 12 special area of conservation (sac) sites across 7 counties.
Already in the early 20th century it was reported that the vegetational patterning of raised bog was closely related to landform morphology and hydrology, advancing so the development of a three-dimensional and dynamic view of the raised bog development (Glaser 2002).
A raised bog as opposed to a blanket bog, is one which is still growing.