Water Relations in Cutover Peatlands

  1. Andrew J. Baird,
  2. Lisa R. Belyea,
  3. Xavier Comas,
  4. A.S. Reeve and
  5. Lee D. Slater
  1. Jonathan S. Price and
  2. Scott J. Ketcheson

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000827

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

How to Cite

Price, J. S. and Ketcheson, S. J. (2009) Water Relations in Cutover Peatlands, in Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands (eds A. J. Baird, L. R. Belyea, X. Comas, A.S. Reeve and L. D. Slater), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000827

Author Information

  1. Department of Geography and Environmental Management University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904498

Online ISBN: 9781118666661



  • Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)—Northern Hemisphere;
  • Peatlands—Environmental aspects—Northern Hemisphere;
  • Carbon sequestration—Northern Hemisphere;
  • Greenhouse gases—Northern Hemisphere


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ecohydrological Functions in Undisturbed Peatlands

  • Nature and Extent of Hydrological Change Experienced By Cutover Peatlands

  • Postharvest Changes

  • Hydrological Processes Related to System Restoration

  • Summary and Conclusion