James HC Fenton
Peat bogs have always been a main interest of mine
The growth and development of temperate ombrotrophic peat.
I am currently writing a series of papers on the instigation of peat, peat growth, pool development and peat erosion. Watch this space!
Click here for pictures of Antarctic peat
Peat in the Falkland Islands: Observations on Falkland Islands’ peat including long-term dynamics .pdf 3.7mb
Download an illustrated article on my work as a British Antarctic Survey botanist studying Antarctic moss peat.
The Upland Ecology of Scotland: a Review of the Favourable Condition Approach in Relation to Grazing and Carbon Storage
This includes a discussion of peat’s role in carbon sequestration & storage .pdf 2mb
See my paper:
The rate of peat accumulation in Antarctic moss banks
Journal of Ecology, 1980, Vol.68, No, 1, pp. 211-228
Visual comparison of carbon stored in peat bogs and in commercial forests
This illustrates how peat of c.10cm depth stores as much carbon as a commercial plantation .pdf 3 mb