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  • Peat Wikipedia

    Peat (/ p iː t /), sometimes known as turf (/ t ɜːr f /), is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter.It is unique to natural areas called peatlands, bogs, mires, moors, or muskegs. The peatland ecosystem covers 3.7 million square kilometres and is the most efficient carbon sink on the planet, because peatland plants capture CO 2 naturally released from the peat

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  • 3. FORMATION OF PEATS

    In the first, there is a large flow of water bringing in an amount of sediment from outside. This, in combination with a slow rate of peat formation because of strong oxygenation of the system through the large influx of water, results in the production of a heavy sinking peat, and the water flow is concentrated near the surface. In the second, there is a small water flow and less material is

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  • Peat: Its Origins, Characteristics, and Geological

    2015-01-01· As a sediment composed of discrete particles, peat could only have accumulated after plants, particularly, had developed the capacity to remain intact after plant parts had been deposited as sedimentary debris. The development of woody tissue, waxy cuticle, and, eventually, spores, pollen, and resins eventually lead to the formation of vast amounts of chiefly botanical debris after the

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  • Conditions of Peat Formation EOLSS

    COAL, OIL SHALE, NATURAL BITUMEN, HEAVY OIL AND PEAT Vol. II Conditions of Peat Formation Liu Xintu weak, sedimentation does not occur and a suitable environment is created for peat formation in low lying areas. If the sinking rate of the crust is close to the rate of peat accumulation, very thick peat layers may form. The depth of peat layers are heavily influenced by the

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  • Detrital peat formation in the tropical Mahakam River

    Detrital peat formation in the tropical Mahakam River delta, Kalimantan, eastern Borneo: Sedimentation, plant composition, and geochemistry Author(s) Robert A. Gastaldo Robert A. Gastaldo Search for other works by this author on: GSW. Google Scholar; George P. Allen George P. Allen Search for other works by this author on: GSW. Google Scholar; Alain Y. Huc Alain Y. Huc Search for other

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  • Peat Formation Processes Through the Millennia in Tidal

    sedimentation, organic accumulation, and carbon seques-tration rates in the marshes. Bulk density and percent organic matter content of peat fluctuated through time at all sites, suggesting that peat formation processes are dynamic and responsive to watershed conditions. The balance between inorganic sedimentation and organic accumulation at the sites also varied through time, indicating that

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  • Paleoclimate controls on late paleozoic sedimentation and

    Paleoclimate controls on late paleozoic sedimentation and peat formation in the central appalachian basin (U.S.A.) Series title: International Journal of Coal Geology: Volume: 5: Issue: 1-2: Year Published: 1985: Language: English: Larger Work Type: Article: Larger Work Subtype: Journal Article: Larger Work Title: International Journal of Coal Geology : First page: 195: Last page: 230: Google

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  • PALEOCLIMATE CONTROLS ON LATE PALEOZOIC

    PALEOCLIMATE CONTROLS ON LATE PALEOZOIC SEDIMENTATION AND PEAT FORMATION IN THE CENTRAL APPALACHIAN BASIN (U.S.A.) C. BLAINE CECIL, RONALD W. STANTON, SANDRA G. NEUZIL, FRANK T. DULONG, LESLIE F

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  • peat Description, Formation, & Uses Britannica

    Peat, an organic fuel consisting of spongy material formed by the partial decomposition of organic matter, primarily plant material, in wetlands. The formation of peat is the first step in the formation of coal. Peat is only a minor contributor to the world energy supply.

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  • Paleoclimate controls on late paleozoic sedimentation and

    Paleoclimate controls on late paleozoic sedimentation and peat formation in the central appalachian basin (U.S.A.)

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  • Peat Energy Education

    Peat is the first step in the formation of coal, and slowly becomes lignite after pressure and temperature increase as sediment is piled on top of the partially decaying organic matter. In order to be turned into coal, the peat must be buried from 4-10 km deep by sediment. Since peat becomes coal over time, it is classified as a fossil product.

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  • Sedimentation and accumulation of elements in the

    The beginning of peat formation dates back to the late Aller{\o}d (13.1 ka). At present, the Vydrino bog is a biogeocoenosis of the high-moor type with a transitional peat deposit. We have established that the bog nonuniformly accumulated chemical elements during its formation. Concentration of Pb, Sn, Cd, Zn, and Sb in recent vegetation and in the upper layer of the peat bog is mainly due to

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  • Peat formation concentrates arsenic within sediment

    Mekong River Delta sediment bears arsenic that has been released to groundwater under anaerobic conditions over the past several thousand years. The oxidation state, speciation, and distribution of arsenic and the associated iron bearing phases are crucial determinants of As reactivity in sediments. Peat from buried mangrove swamps in particular may be an important host, source, or sink of...

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  • Peat Formation Processes Through the Millennia in Tidal

    sedimentation, organic accumulation, and carbon seques-tration rates in the marshes. Bulk density and percent organic matter content of peat fluctuated through time at all sites, suggesting that peat formation processes are dynamic and responsive to watershed conditions. The balance between inorganic sedimentation and organic accumulation at the sites also varied through time, indicating that

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  • Paleoclimate controls on late paleozoic sedimentation and

    Paleoclimate controls on late paleozoic sedimentation and peat formation in the central appalachian basin (U.S.A.) Series title: International Journal of Coal Geology: Volume: 5: Issue: 1-2: Year Published: 1985: Language: English: Larger Work Type: Article: Larger Work Subtype: Journal Article: Larger Work Title: International Journal of Coal Geology : First page: 195: Last page: 230: Google

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  • Parameters of peat formation in the Mississippi Delta

    Variations in organic-rich sediment (peat) from the Mississippi River delta plain can be explained by differences in three interrelated parameters: (a) depositional setting, (b) balance between subsidence and detrital influx, and (c) marine inundation. Variations are observed in geomterty of the overall deposits, organic matter content, and the mineralogy of peats and related ashes. Using a

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  • Peat and organic soil Oxford Scholarship

    This chapter examines the organic-rich soil profiles of peat. It first considers the process of peat formation by organic matter through sedentation and sedimentation before comparing the organic versus mineral matter content of peat. It then describes three commonly used techniques for sampling the peat profile: the Russian, Livingston, and Hiller side-opening samplers.

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  • Drivers of Vegetation Development, Biomass Production and

    factors leading to successful peat formation in such environments is, however, limited. In a new 100-ha wetland that was created north of Amsterdam (the Netherlands), we conducted an experiment to determine the best combination of abiotic and biotic starting conditions for initial peat-forming processes. Sediment conditions were the main dri-ver of vegetation development, biomass production

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  • Paleoclimate controls on late paleozoic sedimentation

    Paleoclimate controls on late paleozoic sedimentation and peat formation in the central appalachian basin (U.S.A.)

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  • Sedimentary Rocks: Formation, Types and Examples Earth

    What are Sedimentary Rocks? Sedimentary rocks are the most common rock types which are freely exposed on the earth’s surface. They are formed from other rock materials since they are made up of the buildup of weathered and eroded pre-existing rocks. The weathering, erosion and the eventual compaction of igneous, metamorphic or formerly structured sedimentary

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