peat layer

peat layer
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Англо-русский словарь по экологии. 2011.

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  • Peat — is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation matter. Peat forms in wetlands or peatlands , variously called bogs , moors , muskegs , pocosins , mires , and peat swamp forests . By volume there is about 4 trillion m³ of peat in the world… …   Wikipedia

  • Peat swamp forest — Peat swamp forests are tropical moist forests where waterlogged soils prevent dead leaves and wood from fully decomposing, which over time creates thick layer of acidic peat. Large areas of these forests are being logged at high rates.Peat swamp… …   Wikipedia

  • peat — peat1 /peet/, n. 1. a highly organic material found in marshy or damp regions, composed of partially decayed vegetable matter: it is cut and dried for use as fuel. 2. such vegetable matter used as fertilizer or fuel. [1300 50; ME pete (cf. AL… …   Universalium

  • layer — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fine, thin ▪ Everything was covered with a fine layer of dust. ▪ deep, dense, heavy, thick ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • peat —   a type of soil formed in cold wet conditions which inhibit full and proper decomposition of the litter layer. Semi decomposed leaves and other litter material remain recognizable within the soil which can be cut, dried and burned as fuel in… …   Geography glossary

  • Borneo peat swamp forests — The Borneo peat swamp forests is a tropical moist forest ecoregion on the island of Borneo, which is divided between Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. Peat swamp forests occur where waterlogged soils prevent dead leaves and wood from fully… …   Wikipedia

  • Peninsular Malaysian peat swamp forests — The Peninsular Malaysian peat swamp forests are a tropical moist forest ecoregion of the Malay Peninsula, which includes portions of Malaysia and southern Thailand.ettingThe ecoregion covers an area of 3,600 square kilometers (1,400 square miles) …   Wikipedia

  • Aulacomnium palustre — Taxobox image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Bryophyta classis = Bryopsida subclassis = Bryidae ordo = Bryales familia = Aulacomniaceae genus = Aulacomnium species = A. palustre binomial = Aulacomnium palustre binomial authority = (Hedw.)… …   Wikipedia

  • Maujahn Moor — Coordinates: 53°05′39″N 11°02′35″E / 53.09417°N 11.04306°E / 53.09417; 11.04306 …   Wikipedia

  • Tollund Man — The Tollund Man is the naturally mummified corpse of a man who lived during the 4th century BC, during the time period characterised in Scandinavia as the Pre Roman Iron Age.Cite web|url=http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bog/tollund.html|title=Tollund …   Wikipedia

  • Boskoop — Infobox Settlement official name = Boskoop flag size = 120x100px image shield = Coat of arms of Boskoop.png shield size = 120x100px mapsize = 280px subdivision type = Country subdivision name = Netherlands subdivision type1 = Province subdivision …   Wikipedia


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