raised bog


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raised bog

n
(Physical Geography) ecology a bog of convex shape produced by growth of sphagnum and other bog plants in acid conditions and the subsequent build up of acid peat
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"As a lowland raised bog, Cors Fochno is a stronghold for this species because of its abundant supply of food and its waterlogged, peaty soil," he said.
Mikroainavu telpiska struktura un to ietekmejosie faktori Austrumlatvijas zemienes augstajos purvos [Spatial Structure of Raised Bog Microland-scapes and their Influencing Factors in Eastern Latvia].
The North of England peat partnership, led by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, will restore 394 hectares of lowland raised bog and 1,679 hectares of blanket bog across 21 peatland sites.
Vegetation change in a South German raised bog: ecosystem engineering by plant species, vegetation switch or ecosystem level feedback mechanism?
"They show around 38% of Ireland's active raised bog habitat has been destroyed in the period 1995 to 2012, overwhelmingly as a result of turf-cutting."
The upper part is represented by a 3.45 m thick layer of raised bog peat of different type and decomposition degrees.
There is an exhausted peat deposit situated about 200-250 m north-east of the lake in the Piktamiskis raised bog. At present, intensive digging of peat takes place in the peat deposit which is situated in the south of the lake on the area of about 540 ha of the Rekyva raised bog.
It''s one of the remaining fragments of raised bog which once would have covered much of the adjacent Mawddach Estuary and is home to a variety of birds all year round.
Archaeologists CaitrE[degrees]ona Moore and Chiara Chirotti said excavations at Eldercloon Co Longford as part of the Dromod-Roosky bypass on the N4 had uncovered "an extremely well-preserved complex of wooden trackways and platforms" located in a raised bog.
Ireland's cool, wet climate is ideal for peat, and several small areas of protected intact blanket and raised bog are found within the AONB, but in the past century, both types of bog have suffered dramatic decline.
The Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve was acquired from a peat extraction company a decade ago and has since been restored to become Britain's largest lowland raised bog.