Peatlands International 2/2010

The second issue of Peatlands International for 2010 was sent out to all IPS members at the
end of January 2011 with some delay because we did not receive all address updates from our National Committees in time.

The magazine comprises 60 pages of current peat and peatland matters, conference announcements, research reports and news from the peat industry. Peatlands International 2/2010 contains the following items:

  • Strategy for Responsible Peatland Management (complete)

IPS Insights

  • Editorial: Connecting peat people
  • From the President’s Desk: Completion of the Strategy for Responsible Peatland Management
  • IPS Executive Board 2010-2012
  • Peatlands International Cover Competition
  • IPS Award of Excellence 2010 to Gerald Schmilewski
  • Over 100 Participants at the IPS Convention in Jyväskylä
  • In Memoriam: Gerd Walter Lüttig
  • Subscribe to Peat News
  • IPS Membership Application Form 

Peatlands and Agriculture

  • Subsurface infiltration via submerged drains to limit subsidence and GHG emissions of agricultural peat soils in the Netherlands
  • Decision support for multi-functional peatland use
  • Agriculture on organic soils in Sweden

Seminars, Workshops and Symposia

  • 1st Announcement: Peatlands in Balance - 14th International Peat Congress in Stockholm, Sweden 2012
  • 7th IPS Symposium „Peat in Horticulture” focuses on “Life in Growing Media“    
  • International Symposium on Responsible Peatland Management and Growing Media Production, Québec 2011
  • Baltic Countries’ Peat Producers’ Forum 2010 in Lithuania
  • Impressions from the Round Table on the Use of Peat in Balneology, Medicine and Therapy, Kurikka, Finland, 2 - 4 September 2010
  • Reasons to participate in the 3rd International Field Symposium in Khanty-Mansiysk, West-Siberia 27 June - 5 July 2011
  • Future IPS Meetings and Symposia
  • Events of related organisations

Research Reports

  • Canals and energy. The relationships between canals and the extraction of peat in the Netherlands 1500-1950
  • The Peat Museum in Tomsk
  • Peruvian peatlands (bofedales): from Andean traditional management to modern environmental impacts
  • Canadian peatland restoration framework: A Restoration experience in Chilean peat bogs