peat flow

peat flow

[′pēt ‚flō]
(ecology)
A mudflow of peat produced in a peat bog by a bog burst.
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Editors Baum, Godt and Highland are researchers with the USGS, and they include expert commentary on such issues as landslide mapping techniques in Seattle, the effects of peat flows into lakes and sloughs, numerical models of rainfall thresholds and a prototype system for forecasting landslides.