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A bog is a wetland that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss. It is one of the four main ...

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Mar 28, 2016 ... The hydrogeomorphic (HGM) includes five major wetland types: riverine, slope depressional, flat and fringe. Marshes; Swamps; Bogs; Fens.

Types of Wetlands and Their Roles in the Watershed


Introduction; Precipitation Dominated Wetlands: Bogs, Pocosins, Vernal Pools, Playas, Praire Potholes, Wet Madows, and Wet Prairies; Ground Water ...

Wetlands Habitat: Bogs


A bog is an area of moist, soggy ground, usually with peat formed by the decay and carbonization of mosses and other vegetation in the bog. The process of bog  ...

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Organic Soil Wetlands ... Bogs are generally formed in depressions where the combination of cool climates and abundant moisture retard the rate of ...

Wetlands | Types of Wetlands | Defenders of Wildlife


Most of the bog's water comes from rain. A fen is a fresh water peat wetland covered mostly by grasses sedges, reeds, and wildflowers of high pH (alkaline) ...

Wetlands Types and Classifications - Personal pages of the CEU


The main characteristics of a wetland are determined by the combination of the ... Bogs and fens often occur side by side (FORESTED WETLANDS: Functions, ...

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Jan 14, 2015 ... Raised bogs are extremely valuable wetland habitats. Bogs act as natural carbon sinks. This means that they absorb the greenhouse gas ...
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Apr 26, 2010 ... Wetlands: Bogs .... Chapter 1 - What is a Bog and Why Should We Conserve it? ... Fabulous Wetlands with Bill Nye The Science Guy (1989) ...

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Bogs are rare wetlands and in Northland are now found mostly ... Bogs are home to many rare plants ... costs of wetland fencing, pest control and planting.

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bog - National Geographic Society


Sep 12, 2012 ... A bog is a wetland of soft, spongy ground consisting mainly of partially decayed plant matter called peat.

bog | wetland | Britannica.com


Jan 19, 2015 ... Type of wetland ecosystem characterized by wet, spongy, poorly drained peaty soil. Bogs can be divided into three types: (1) typical bogs of ...

Bogs, Fens and Pocosins - NatureWorks


Bogs are mossy wetlands. Almost all of their water comes from rain and snow. Water in bogs is low in oxygen, very acidic and often cold! Sphagnum or peat ...