Fens and bogs in the Netherlands : vegetation, history, nutrient dynamics, and conservation /

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Imprint:Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, c1992.
Description:vii, 490 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Series:Geobotany 18
Subject:Peat bogs -- Netherlands.
Fen ecology.
Peat bog ecology.
Peat bogs.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1343055
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Other authors / contributors:Verhoeven, J. T. A.
ISBN:0792313879 (acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • I. Introduction / J.T.A. Verhoeven
  • II. Holocene peat formation in the lower parts of the Netherlands / L.J. Pons
  • III. Climatological, stratigraphic and palaeo-ecological aspects of mire development / W.A. Casparie and J.G. Streefkerk
  • IV. Draining-digging-dredging; the creation of a new landscape in the peat areas of the low countries / G.J. Borger
  • V. Plant communities and synecology of bogs and heath pools in the Netherlands / J.J. Barkman
  • VI. Types of terrestrializing fen vegetation in the Netherlands / A.J. Den Held, M. Schmitz and G. van Wirdum
  • VII. Terrestrializing fen vegetation in former turbaries in the Netherlands / G. Van Wirdum, A.J. Den Held and M. Schmitz
  • VIII. Carr vegetation: plant communities and succession of the dominant tree species / J. Wiegers
  • IX. Nutrient dynamics in mires of various trophic status: nutrient inputs and outputs and the internal nutrient cycle / W. Koerselman and J.T.A. Verhoeven
  • X. Conservation and management of bog and fen reserves in the Netherlands / J.G. Vermeer and J.H.J. Joosten.