Sügisene ülevaade: kuidas läheb töödega taastatavatel sooaladel?


Toimetame kuuel kaitsealusel sooalal , et sealseid kooslusi taastada . Anname all põgusa ülevaate sellest, kui kaugel oleme oma tegemistega erinevatel aladel.

New article about amphibians’ reproduction sites in protected sites and commercial forests


Sel suvel ilmus on teadusartikkel kahepaiksete sigimispaikadest kaitsealadel ja majandusmetsades, kus on kasutatud andmeid ka ELFi sooprojekti aladelt. Artikli “Amphibians in drained forest landscapes: Conservation opportunities for commercial forests and protected sites” autoriteks on Liina Remm, Maarja Vaikre, Riinu Rannap ja Marko Kohv.

Nitrogen-rich organic soils under warm well-drained conditions are global nitrous oxide emission hotspots


Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a powerful greenhouse gas and the main driver of stratospheric ozone depletion. Since soils are the largest source of N2O, predicting soil response to changes in climate or land use is central to understanding and managing N2O. Here we find that N2O flux can be predicted by models incorporating soil nitrate […]

National Geographic writes about mire restoration in Estonia!


National Geographic: Tiny Country Cuts Carbon Emissions by Planting Bogs TUDU, ESTONIA What looks like a typical Northern European forest of scrubby Scotch pine, blueberry bushes, and ferns, about 15 miles inland from the Baltic Sea, turns out on closer inspection to be a  peat bog —one that’s been drained and mined. A 10-foot-deep drainage ditch, now covered […]

Gallery: field trip and conference in Latvia


A group of Estonians took part of the International Conference “Conservation and Management of Wetland Habitats” and field trips in Latvia that took place July 2017. Here is a small gallery of the events by Marko Kohv :     Find more pictures here: