Rewetting cutover peatlands-model-experiments for sealing ditches in sandy subsoil

Schafer, W.; David, K.; Kuntze, H.

Telma 17: 95-108

1987


ISSN/ISBN: 0340-4927
Accession: 001936228

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Abstract
Black peat, peat topsoil and bentonite were tested for their suitability in sealing ditches cut in sandy subsoil which impeded the rewetting of cut-over peatlands. Compacted black peat and a sand-bentonite mixture showed the best sealing properties.