Chapter 4. Fluvial Processes and Peat Erosion

  1. Martin Evans and
  2. Jeff Warburton

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470798003.ch4

Geomorphology of Upland Peat: Erosion, Form and Landscape Change

Geomorphology of Upland Peat: Erosion, Form and Landscape Change

How to Cite

Evans, M. and Warburton, J. (2007) Fluvial Processes and Peat Erosion, in Geomorphology of Upland Peat: Erosion, Form and Landscape Change, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470798003.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115070

Online ISBN: 9780470798003

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Keywords:

  • fluvial processes;
  • peat erosion;
  • blanket peatlands;
  • hyper-oceanic climates;
  • infiltration capacities

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Gully Erosion of Blanket Peat

  • Erosion and Transport of Peat in Perennial Stream Channels

  • Sediment Yield

  • Conclusions