Lagg Fen

  • Richard Lindsay
Reference work entry


The fen which typically surrounds a raised bog is often considered to be of marginal interest, but this lagg fen plays a major part in the overall hydrology of the bog. Its loss can have substantial long term impacts on the bog in terms of hydrology, morphology and biodiversity.


Peat Bog Mire Raised Lagg Fen Subsidence Settlement Drying Drainage Morphology Biodiversity Peatland Margin Groundwater 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sustainability Research InstituteUniversity of East LondonLondonUK

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