Chapter 8. Sediment Dynamics, Vegetation and Landscape Change

  1. Martin Evans and
  2. Jeff Warburton

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470798003.ch8

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) Sediment Dynamics, Vegetation and Landscape Change, in Geomorphology of Upland Peat: Erosion, Form and Landscape Change, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470798003.ch8

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:

  • sediment dynamics;
  • landscape change;
  • management of blanket mires;
  • peatland system;
  • peat erosion

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Effect of Peatland Dynamics on Long-Term Sediment Budgets

  • Re-Vegetation of Eroding Peatlands

  • Controls and Mechanisms of Natural Re-Vegetation

  • Stratigraphic Evidence of Erosion and Re-Vegetation

  • The Future of Blanket Peat Sediment Systems

  • Changes in Pollution

  • Climate Change Impacts

  • Relative Importance of Peat Erosion in Wider Upland Sediment Budgets

  • Conclusions