Peatland Fauna

  • André Desrochers
  • Gert-Jan van Duinen
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 188)


Black Grouse Bird Assemblage Conserv Biol Lagg Zone Cumulative Species Richness 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • André Desrochers
    • 1
  • Gert-Jan van Duinen
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre d’étude de la forét, Faculté de foresterie et géomatiqueUniversité LavalSainte-FoyCanada
  2. 2.Bargerveen Foundation/Department of Environmental StudiesRadboud University NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands

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