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Title Peatlands : evolution and records of environmental and climate changes / edited by I.P. Martini, A. Martínez Cortizas, W. Chesworth
Edition First edition
Published Amsterdam ; Sydney : Elsevier, 2006


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  577.687 Mar/Pea  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 587 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Series Developments in earth surface processes, 0928-2025 ; 9
Developments in earth surface processes. 0928-2025 ; 9
Contents 1 Peatlands : a concise guide to the volume / I. P. Martini, A. Martinez Cortizas and W. Chesworth -- 2 Northern Peatlands : their characteristics, development and sensitivity to climate change / C. Tarnocai and V. Stolbovoy -- 3 The cold-climate peatlands of the Hudson Bay Lowland, Canada : brief overview of recent work / L. P. Martini -- 4 Mountain mires from Galicia (NW Spain) / X. Pontevedra-Pombal, J. C. Novoa Munoz, E. Garcia-Rodeja and A. Martinez Cortizas -- 5 Geomorphologic emplacement and vegetation characteristics of Fuegian peatlands, southernmost Argentina, South America / A. Coronato, C. Roig, L. Collado and F. Roig -- 6 The peatlands of Argentine Tierra del Fuego as a source for paleoclimatic and paleoenvironmental information / J. Rabassa, A. Coronato, C. J. Heusser, F. Roig Junent, A. Borromei, C. Roig and M. Quattrocchio -- 7 Lowland tropical peatlands of Southeast Asia / S. E. Page, J. O. Rieley and R. Wust -- 8 The redox-pH approach to the geochemistry of the Earth's land surface, with application to peatlands / W. Chesworth, A. Martinez Cortizas and E. Garcia-Rodeja -- 9 Weathering of inorganic matter in bogs / G. Le Roux and W. Shotyk -- 10 Molecular chemistry by pyrolysis-GC/MS of selected samples of the Penido Vello peat deposit, Galicia, NW Spain / P. Buurman, K. G. J. Nierop, X. Pontevedra-Pombal and A. Martinez Cortizas -- 11 Mineral matter, major elements, and trace elements in raised bog peat : a case study from southern Sweden, Ireland and Tierra del Fuego, south Argentina / L. G. Franzen -- 12 Consequences of increasing levels of atmospheric nitrogen deposition on ombrotrophic peatlands : a plant-based perspective / L. Bragazza -- 13 Microbial diversity in Sphagnum peatlands / D. Gilbert and E. A. D. Mitchell -- 14 Peatland hydrology / J. Holden -- 15 Hydrogeology of major peat basins in North America / P. H. Glaser, D. I. Siegel, A. S. Reeve and J. P. Chanton -- 16 Slope instability and mass movements in peat deposits / A. P. Dykes and K. J. Kirk -- 17 Using bog archives to reconstruct paleopollution and vegetation change during the late Holocene / T. M. Mighall, S. Timberlake, D. A. Jenkins and J. P. Grattan -- 18 Beyond the peat : synthesizing peat, lake sediments and soils in studies of the Swedish environment / R. Bindler and J. Klaminder -- 19 Occurrence and fate of halogens in mires / H. Biester, A. Martinez Cortizas and F. Keppler -- 20 Mercury in mires / H. Biester, R. Bindler and A. Martinez Cortizas -- 21 Archiving natural and anthropogenic lead deposition in peatlands / M. E. Kylander, D. J. Weiss, E. Peiteado Varela, T. Taboada Rodriguez and A. Martinez Cortizas -- 22 Impacts of artificial drainage of peatlands on runoff production and water quality / J. Holden, P. J. Chapman, S. N. Lane and C. Brookes -- 23 Peatland subsidence in the Venice watershed / M. Camporese, G. Gambolati, M. Putti and P. Teatini
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Climatic changes.
Soils and climate.
Author Chesworth, Ward.
Martini, I. P. (Ireneo Peter), 1935-
Martínez Cortizas, Antonio.
ISBN 0444528830 (hbk.)
9780444528834 (hbk.)