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PREFERRED TERM
peat  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • An accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that forms in wetland conditions, where flooding obstructs flows of oxygen from the atmosphere, slowing rates of decomposition. Peat is commonly harvested as an important source of fuel in certain parts of the world. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peat
DESCRIPTION
  • An accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that forms in wetland conditions, where flooding obstructs flows of oxygen from the atmosphere, slowing rates of decomposition. Peat is commonly harvested as an important source of fuel in certain parts of the world. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peat
IDENTIFIER
  • peat
TITLE
  • peat
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/CommodityCodeValue/peat
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