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Peat and Water : Aspects of Water Retention and Dewatering in Peat - C.H. Fuchsman

Peat and Water

Aspects of Water Retention and Dewatering in Peat

By: C.H. Fuchsman (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st October 1986
ISBN: 9781851660094
Number Of Pages: 374

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This text is based on papers presented at a Peat Dewatering symposium at Rivere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada, in June 1985.

The unresolved problems of peat-water relationships. Plants to peat: the process of humification. Compression and gravity drainage as means of dewatering peat. Saturated and unsaturated permeabilities of North German peats. Mietal Ion exchange on peat. The role of colloid science in peat dewatering: principles and dewatering studies. Some basic principles of water management in peat. Application of a membrane model to the secondary structure of humic materials in peat. Water retention by humic substances. Variation of humic substances within peat profiles. Organic geochemical studies of the humification process in low-moor peat. Characterization of a peat bog profile by Curie point pyrolysis-mass spectrometry combined with multivariant analysis and by pyrolysis gas chromatography-mass spectometry. Cupric oxide oxidation products of humic acids from Finnish milled peat. The role of carbohydrates in the free enzymes in soil. Structure and physical properties of petidipolysaccharides released by soil-inhabiting penicillium spinulosum and other species of penicillium. The peat-water problem: reflections, perspectives, recommendations.

ISBN: 9781851660094
ISBN-10: 1851660097
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 374
Published: 31st October 1986
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.59 x 16.0  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 0.76

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