A framework for the restoration of degraded peatlands
Approximately 20% of the landcover in Ireland is formed by peat substrate, ranging from raised bog complexes, peat extraction operations, upland blanket bogs and afforested areas. Though this is a significant landcover spread, most peatland habitats, even those considered intact, are not actively accumulating peat (
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Environmental Protection Agency 2014-NC-MS-2
Keywords: Peat substrate; Degraded; Water Framework directive; Methodology; Restoration study