A note on the acidity and base status of raised and blanket bogs

Eville Gorham

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Data are given for water content, total ash, pH, total exchangeable bases and exchangeable hydrogen in surface peats from English raised bogs and Irish blanket bogs. It is considered that a greater supply of sea spray to the Irish bogs is probably responsible for the observed differences in pH, base saturation and vegetation.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)153-156
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Ecology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1953


  • Peatland ecology and biogeochemistry

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