About Mires and Peat
Mires and Peat is a peer-reviewed internet journal focusing specifically on mires, peatlands and peat. As a truly “free-to-users” publication (i.e. NO subscriptions and NO publication charges), it is immediately accessible to readers and potential authors worldwide. It is published jointly by the International Peat Society (IPS) and the International Mire Conservation Group (IMCG).
Mires and Peat is indexed by EBSCO Environment Complete, CABI Abstracts and CSA Proquest (including their Aquatic Science and Fisheries Abstracts ASFA, Ecology, Entomology, Animal Behavior, Aqualine and Pollution databases). Mires and Peat also participates in the CABI Full Text Repository.
Mires and Peat publishes high-quality research papers on all aspects of peatland science, technology and wise use, including:
- ecology, hydrology, survey, inventory, classification, functions and values of mires and peatlands;
- scientific, economic and human aspects of the management of peatlands for agriculture, forestry, nature conservation, environmental protection, peat extraction, industrial development and other purposes;
- biological, physical and chemical characteristics of peat; and
- climate change and peatlands.
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