Acidity, specific conductivity and calcium content of some bog and fen waters in northern Britain

Eville Gorham, W. H. Pearsall

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Abstract

Acidity, specific conductivity and calcium concentration have been estimated for several series of fen and bog waters, with seventy samples from the English Lake District and twenty-two from Scotland. An attempt has been made to correlate vegetation types and water chemistry, with special reference to the conditions under which Sphagnum carpets may become established.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)129-141
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Ecology
Volume44
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1956

Keywords

  • Chemistry of lake waters/sediments and wetland waters/peats in relation to controlling environmental factors

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Acidity, specific conductivity and calcium content of some bog and fen waters in northern Britain. / Gorham, Eville; Pearsall, W. H.

In: Journal of Ecology, Vol. 44, No. 1, 1956, p. 129-141.

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Gorham, Eville ; Pearsall, W. H. / Acidity, specific conductivity and calcium content of some bog and fen waters in northern Britain. In: Journal of Ecology. 1956 ; Vol. 44, No. 1. pp. 129-141.
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