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Peatlands and the Boreal Forest

  • R. Kelman Wieder
  • Dale H. Vitt
  • Brian W. Benscoter
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 188)

Keywords

Boreal Region Boreal Zone Peatland Ecosystem Northern Peatlands Boreal Peatlands 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kelman Wieder
    • 1
  • Dale H. Vitt
    • 2
  • Brian W. Benscoter
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiologyVillanova UniversityVillanovaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Plant BiologySouthern Illinois UniversityCarbondaleUSA

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