Effects of peatland drainage management on peak flows

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C. E. Ballard; N. McIntyre; H. S. Wheater;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Copernicus Publications
  • Journal: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (issn: 1027-5606, eissn: 1607-7938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5194/hess-16-2299-2012
  • Subject: T | G | GE1-350 | Geography. Anthropology. Recreation | Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering | Environmental sciences | Technology | TD1-1066

Open ditch drainage has historically been a common land management practice in upland blanket peats, particularly in the UK. However, peatland drainage is now generally considered to have adverse effects on the upland environment, including increased peak flows. As a re... View more
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