TITLE

The Hula Peatland: Past, Present and Future

AUTHOR(S)
Payne, R.; Gophen, M.
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Mires & Peat;2011/2012, Vol. 9, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including one on catfish and turtles, the other on human needs for drinking water and the third on agriculture on drained peatlands.
ACCESSION #
91957013

 

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