his report is part of a detailed scoping study to: -Provide an in depth literature review of peatlands in Ireland covering the following topics: 1) rewetting degraded peatlands; 2) carbon sequestration; 3) social value of peatlands; 4) alternative management options. -Provide strategic guidance and identify resources for future integrated management of peatlands. This project was produced for and funded by Fóram Uisce (The Irish Water Forum).
Bibliographical noteThe authors would like to acknowledge An Fóram Uisce for providing funding for this desktop study
and to thank Dr Alec Rolston for his constructive contribution and feedback to the report.