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Väinö Auer

Zur Kenntnis der Stratigraphie der mittelöstenbottnischen Moore

Auer V. (1921). Zur Kenntnis der Stratigraphie der mittelöstenbottnischen Moore. Acta Forestalia Fennica vol. 18 no. 4 article id 7056. https://doi.org/10.14214/aff.7056

English title: About stratification of peatlands in middle Ostrobothnia.


The article describes the characteristics and emergence and development of four peatlands in middle Ostrobothnia, Finland. In addition, the age of the Rahkaneva and Kurmunneva peatlands was determined and their relationship. The different layers of the peat and the plant relics they contain are represented.

The age determination was based on different layers of the peat that contain different fossils of pollen and pieces of different plant species. The height of the layers was measured. It seems that Rahkaneva has grown into its current area during a warm and dry period in Subboreal. 

Original keywords
Stratifikation; Schichtung; Lagerung; Moore; Subfossil; Subboreale

English keywords
stratification; peatland; moor; relics; Subboreal; subfossil

Published in 1921

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