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- Taufik, M.; Veldhuizen, A.A.; Wösten, J.H.M.; van Lanen, H.A.J.
- Geoderma 2019 v.347 pp. 160-169
- El Nino; air pollution; biodiversity; climate; databases; deforestation; drainage; drought; ecosystem services; environmental factors; fire hazard; fire season; groundwater; human health; humification; hydrograph; hydrologic models; land restoration; livelihood; monitoring; peat; peat soils; peatlands; physical properties; soil carbon; water table; wildfires
- ... Widespread degradation of Indonesian peatlands by deforestation and excessive drainage results into more frequent fires, particularly in El Niño years, which causes: (i) release of enormous amounts of peat soil carbon to the atmosphere, impacting climate, (ii) severe air pollution, affecting human health and air traffic, and (iii) decreased ecosystem services through loss of biodiversity. Groundwa ...