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Fen

A unit of length in China approximately equivalent to 3.33 millimeters.
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However, when compared to the remarkable Cabin Creek Raised Bog (fen) in Randolph County, or to the high-quality fens found in the northern tier of counties in Indiana, the lower quality of the fens at IMI easily becomes apparent.
The posters, produced with help from the Fens Residents Association, are to be put up at various locations on the estate as part of the Spring Clean Hartlepool initiative.
The fens are currently dominated by one or more of the brown mosses Cattiergonetta cuspidata, Ambtystegium riparium, Campytium steltatum, C.
Li and Vitt (1997) found that N additions increased production of the mosses Sphagnum fuscum in a bog and Tomenthypnum nitens in a rich fen, but not of the shrubs Ledum groenlandicum in the fen nor Betula pumila in the fen.
Therefore, the silt bottom of the fens, at depths of 1-2 m (Fig.
Knowledge of regional geology was critical to understanding potential impacts to the fens - if the fens were supported by regional flow systems then they would be less likely to be impacted from the proposed expansion; but, if they were supported by local flow systems, they would be more sensitive to changes in infiltration.
The fens and bogs studied in each area have similar plant communities.
Beyond the fens themselves, the project envisages a curtain of "complementary and connected" habitats, such as hazel scrub on limestone valley sides.
Mr Hanson said the quality and quantity of water and dereliction were the three main issues having an impact on the fens.
Earlier this month the Fens Residents' Association was formed on the Hartlepool estate.
The oldest basal dates of Carex peat (Table 2) suggest that the fens originated between 8600 and 3500 yr BP under a broad range of regional moisture conditions (Almquist-Jacobson 1994, 1995).
Enthusiastic Year 4 youngsters from the school cleaned up litter from around the Fens shopping parade as their contribution towards Hartlepool Council's Spring Clean campaign.