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Edited by Bülent Topcuoğlu

Akdeniz University, Turkey


Metin Turan

Yeditepe University

Peatlands are formed in limited areas and have significant effects on our planet. As a result of their use peatlands are continually shrinking on a daily basis. This edited book, Peat, is intended to provide an overview of different perspectives of peat material in relevant disciplines. We hope that this book will contribute to the expectations and needs of all relevant disciplines that share their findings for future research.

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PeatEdited by Bülent Topcuoğlu

Published: September 19th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69565

ISBN: 978-1-78923-747-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-746-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-395-6

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

8654 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Introduction to Peat

By Bülent Topcuoğlu and Metin Turan


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2. Salt Marsh Peat Dispersal: Habitat for Fishes, Decapod Crustaceans, and Bivalves

By Kenneth W. Able, Christina J. Welsh and Ryan Larum


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3. Peat Soils of the Everglades of Florida, USA

By Thomas W. Dreschel, Susan Hohner, Sumanjit Aich and Christopher W. McVoy


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4. The Status of Pachiterric Histosol Properties as Influenced by Different Land Use

By Alvyra Slepetiene, Kristina Amaleviciute-Volunge, Jonas Slepetys, Inga Liaudanskiene and Jonas Volungevicius


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5. Peat Use in Horticulture

By Nurgul Kitir, Ertan Yildirim, Üstün Şahin, Metin Turan, Melek Ekinci, Selda Ors, Raziye Kul, Hüsnü Ünlü and Halime Ünlü


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6. Physical and Geotechnical Properties of Tropical Peat and Its Stabilization

By Prabir K. Kolay and Siti Noor Linda Taib


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7. Mass Stabilization as a Ground Improvement Method for Soft Peaty

By Forsman Juha, Korkiala-Tanttu Leena and Piispanen Pyry


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8. Hydrological Function of a Midlatitude Headwater Peatland

By Jan Kocum, Bohumír Janský, Lukáš Vlček and Tomáš Doležal


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