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1st RECIPE meeting (Aberdeen, March 2003)

Philippe Grosvernier and Francois Boinay at Tomintoul Peat Products St Fergus Moss, RECIPE participants+ Neil Godsman + Allan Robertson + Berwyn Williams Lambhill Moss, RECIPE participants (left to right: Andreas Gattinger, Estelle Bortoluzzi, Philippe Grosvernier, Walter Rosseli, Alexander Buttler, Mika Yli-Petays, Antonis Chatzinotas) discuss Sphagnum speciation
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Left to right: Philippe Grosvernier and Francois Boinay at Tomintoul Peat Products: St Fergus Moss, RECIPE participants + Neil Godsman + Allan Robertson + Berwyn Williams: Lambhill Moss, RECIPE participants (left to right: Andreas Gattinger, Estelle Bortoluzzi, Philippe Grosvernier, Walter Rosseli, Alexander Buttler, Mika Yli-Petäys, Antonis Chatzinotas) discuss Sphagnum.

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New Pitsligo field site - Scotland

picture of a milled peat surface Steve taking a core for WP1 Steve Chapman cuts peat under the watchful eye of a local peat cutter patch of regenerating peat surface at early stage of recolonisation

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Sphagnum moss patch  core taken from peat undisturbed for ca. 50 years after cessation of cutting a row of freshly hand-cut peat stacks Peat surface ca. 5-10 years post-abandonment with patchy growth of Sphagnum and Eriophorum sp.

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1st row (Left to right): milled peat surface; Coring for WP1: Steve Chapman cuts peat under the watchful eye of a local peat cutter; patch of regenerating peat surface at early stage of recolonisation

2nd row (Left to right): Sphagnum moss patch; a core taken from peat undisturbed for ca. 50 years after cessation of cutting (with the cut surface still visible as a black, hard layer below the decomposed Sphagnum); a row of freshly hand-cut peat stacks; Peat surface ca. 5-10 years post-abandonment with patchy growth of Sphagnum and Eriophorum sp.

 

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Charquemont meeting & Field sites at Le Russey

how to use the corer part I how to use the corer part II how to use the corer part III
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Le Russey WP2 plots Le Russey WP1 plots Andre-Jean sampling for rotifers

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Eriophorum vaginatum Charquemont relaxation Charquemont relaxation II
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1st row: demonstration of the corer at the trenches at Russey;

2nd row (left to right): WP2 trenches at le Russey; Russey WP1 site; Andre-Jean demonstrating sampling for rotifers at La Chaux d'Abel

3rd row (Left to right): demonstration of planting for WP2; a well-earned rest after the sessions (x2);

 

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Work Programme II trenches

the WP2 trenches at Baupte the WP2 trenches at Russey the WP2 trenches at Russey with vegetation
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WP2 plots at Aitoneva WP2 plots at Middlemuir Moss Bog vegetation under water in WP2 plots
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1st row (Left to right): The trenches in Baupte; Russey trenches x 2;

2nd row: Finnish site at Aitoneva; Middlemuir Moss at New Pitsligo; close-up of pots at highest water table.

 

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Hyytiala Meeting & Finnish field sites at Aitoneva

Surface frost heaving floating gas measurement collars Aitoneva WP2 plots
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measuring gas exchange the RECIPE group sunset at Tampere
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1st row (Left to right): Aitoneva WP1 plots showing surface frost heaving effects; a floating plot; the WP2 pots;

2nd row (left to right): CO2 exchange measurements; the RECIPE group, relaxing in the Tampere sunset at the International Peat Society congress

 

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Carentan Meeting & Baupte field sites

the WP2 trenches at Baupte the WP1 site at Baupte
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the RECIPE group at Normandy beaches a train used to transport peat workers at Baupte peatland
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1st row (Left to right): Baupte WP2 trench; one of the WP1 plots;

2nd row (left to right): the RECIPE group at a Normandy Beach, railway carriage for transport of employees on the Baupte peat extraction site.

 

 

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