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Ilmari Paasio

Suomen nevasoiden tyyppijärjestelmää koskevia tutkimuksia

Paasio I. (1936). Suomen nevasoiden tyyppijärjestelmää koskevia tutkimuksia. Acta Forestalia Fennica vol. 44 no. 3 article id 7331. https://doi.org/10.14214/aff.7331

English title: Studies on the peatland types of treeless bogs in Finland.

Abstract

Ground vegetation can be used to determine the fertility of the peatlands. This information is needed when deciding if a peatland is suitable for drainage. The spruce and pine swamp types of Finland have been well established. The aim of the study was to develop further the peatland type classification for treeless bogs in Finland, presented in earlier studies. The treeless bogs consist of diversity of small patches of different vegetation that blend into complexes. Consequently, classification that is based on defining bog complexes makes it easier to determine a peatland type for a larger peatland area. A system describing peatland complexes for treeless bogs is presented with detailed description of the vegetation. The study identifies nine different peatland complex types for treeless bogs.

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Original keywords
peatland type; peatland complex; peatland vegetation

English keywords
peatland type; peatland complex; peatland vegetation

Published in 1936

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