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Monitoring stations in the peatlands

The first boat went off this morning down the Ubango River, with all the kit to begin setting up three monitoring stations in the peatlands to track carbon flows from atmosphere to vegetation to peat and back again. This will allow us to calibrate and refine a model of peatland development, so that we can …

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Press Conference in Brazzaville

The first CongoPeat field campaign launched with a press conference in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, convened by the Congolese Minister for Environment and Tourism, Her Excellency Arlette Soudan-Nonault. Professor Simon Lewis (Chair in Global Change Science, University of Leeds/UCL) and Dr Yannick Bocko (Researcher, Marien Ngouabi University) explained the project to the public and …

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