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See detailA checklist of the bryophytes of Corsica (France): new records and a review of the literature
Sotiaux, André ULg; Pioli, A.; Royaud, A. et al

in Journal of Bryology (2007), 29(Part 1), 41-53

Based on a thorough review of the literature as well as floristic surveys undertaken over 20 years, a checklist of the bryophytes of Corsica, a mountainous western Mediterranean island, is presented. The ... [more ▼]

Based on a thorough review of the literature as well as floristic surveys undertaken over 20 years, a checklist of the bryophytes of Corsica, a mountainous western Mediterranean island, is presented. The occurrence of 17 liverwort and 44 moss species is documented for the first time from Corsica. As a result, the Corsican bryoflora includes 540 species: 148 liverworts, three hornworts and 389 mosses. Among the species reported, seven liverwort and 17 moss species are red-listed in Europe. By contrast with angiosperms, no bryophyte is endemic to the island based on traditional, phenetic species concepts. The number of new species reported here indicates that Corsica is exceedingly under-recorded bryologically. A better knowledge of the distribution, frequency and ecology of bryophyte species on the island is thus an absolute prerequisite in order to propose appropriate conservation measures in this Mediterranean environment that is, at least locally, severely threatened. [less ▲]

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See detailPeatlands of Wallony (S-Belgium)
Frankard, Philippe; Ghiette, Pascal; Hindryckx, Marie-Noëlle ULg et al

in Suoseura - Finnish Peatland Society (1998), 49(2), 33-47

Various types of peatlands are present in Wallony: raised bogs, oligotrophic and rich fens, wet heaths, marshy woodlands. Many areas have been degraded by past and recent human activities. Much attention ... [more ▼]

Various types of peatlands are present in Wallony: raised bogs, oligotrophic and rich fens, wet heaths, marshy woodlands. Many areas have been degraded by past and recent human activities. Much attention is now devoted to their protection, scientific study and ecological management. Besides their exceptional biological and ecological interest, they are among the last natural spaces in a very urbanised country like Belgium. [less ▲]

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See detailElementverteilung in einem moorprofil (Präboreal bis subatlantikum) im Tal der Helle/Hill (Hohes Venn, Belgien)
Gaida, R.; Olbrechts, S.; Hindryckx, Marie-Noëlle ULg et al

in Geoökodynamik (1997), XVIII(2/3), 79-90

This investigation was on the distribution of some elements (Ca, Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Zn) in a groundwater bog in the Helle/Hill valley in the Hohes Venn, Belgium. The thickness of the ... [more ▼]

This investigation was on the distribution of some elements (Ca, Cd, Cr, Cu, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Zn) in a groundwater bog in the Helle/Hill valley in the Hohes Venn, Belgium. The thickness of the deposit is 155 cm. This bog has developed since the Pre Boreal period. The distribution in the lower part of the bog profile is very strongly influenced by water from the adjacent slope which is characterised by a high content of different metals. This resulted in a significant amount of Fe, Ni and Zn and to a lesser degree of Cu and Cd. The metals stem from ore which originated from the nearby Hill valley tonalite. The weathering of the sulphidic ore created sulphuric acid which is responsible for the low pH values of the peat samples. Not only the influence of the local geology and mineralogy is discussed, but also the behaviour of different plants with respect to element uptake and accumulation. Atmospheric input also has an influence, especially on the distribution of the elements in the upper part of the profile. [less ▲]

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See detailL'avenir des tourbières hautes à sphaignes en Europe tempérée, à l'exemple des Hautes-Fagnes belges
Schumacker, René ULg; Wastiaux, Cécile; Hindryckx, Marie-Noëlle ULg

in Colloques Phytosociologiques (1996), XXIV

The main factors involved in the regression of peat-bogs in temperate W-Europe are examined at hand of the situation in the Belgian Hautes-Fagnes. The consequences of the greenhouse effect on their future ... [more ▼]

The main factors involved in the regression of peat-bogs in temperate W-Europe are examined at hand of the situation in the Belgian Hautes-Fagnes. The consequences of the greenhouse effect on their future are evaluated at the light of simulations done in N-America and in Belgium. [less ▲]

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See detailIS THE PRESENCE OF MESOTROPHIC PLANT-COMMUNITIES IN THE PEAT-BOGS OF HAUTES-FAGNES (BELGIUM) CONNECTED WITH TONALITE INTRUSIONS IN THE REVINIAN LAYERS
Hambuckers, Alain ULg; Schumacker, René ULg; Remacle, Jean ULg et al

in Belgian Journal of Botany (1995), 128(1), 48-56

Within the Hautes-Fagnes Nature Reserve (Belgium) acidic and oligotrophic biotopes are developing on very acidified stony silt raised bogs. However, they are locally dominated by mesotrophic species ... [more ▼]

Within the Hautes-Fagnes Nature Reserve (Belgium) acidic and oligotrophic biotopes are developing on very acidified stony silt raised bogs. However, they are locally dominated by mesotrophic species. Based on the fact that there are several outcrops of tonalite in the region and particularly one in the Nature Reserve, a hypothesis to explain these singularities of the vegetation implies discontinuities of the bedrock provoked by intrusions of this magmatic rock in the Revinian layer covering the region. Seventeen plots containing Phragmites australis were examined and vegetation was described. Silt and soil water were sampled and analyzed for mineral contents in 15 sites. The differences of mineral composition between the P. australis plots and their surrounding environment confirmed the more mesotrophic characteristics of these plots (i.e. higher pH, higher Ca and Mg contents, lower Al content). However, the lower Zn, Pb and Fe contents would lead to reject the hypothesis of intrusions of tonalite since these elements are more abundant in the tonalite and its mineralization than in the Revinian rock. Nevertheless, the overall ecological conditions of the examined plots and the differences of plant species composition suggested that the observed chemical environment could be evoked for explaining the distribution of the mesotrophic species in the oligotrophic environment of the Nature Reserve. Consequently, an alternative hypothesis is proposed. [less ▲]

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See detailThe Stavelot Massif from Cambrian to recent. A survey of the present state of knowledge
Bless, M. J. M.; Bouckaert, J.; Camelbeek, L. et al

in Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique (1990)

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See detailNécessité des études paléoécologiques pour une gestion raisonnée des tourbières hautes
Hindryckx, Marie-Noëlle ULg; Damblon, Freddy; Schumacker, René ULg

in Région wallonne, conservation de la nature (Ed.) colloque "Gérer la nature?" travaux n° 15 (1990)

A l'exemple des Hautes Fagnes, nous proposons de se baser sur une série d'études paléoécologiques pour entreprendre une gestion raisonnée des tourbières : cartographie et études comparatives de la ... [more ▼]

A l'exemple des Hautes Fagnes, nous proposons de se baser sur une série d'études paléoécologiques pour entreprendre une gestion raisonnée des tourbières : cartographie et études comparatives de la végétation et de son évolution; études hydrologiques de nappes et études paléoécologiques (pollens, macrorestes végétaux, charbons, taux d'humification et datations). Quelques pistes de solutions à la dégradation des tourbières hautes sont proposées. [less ▲]

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See detailL'utilisation des plantes aquatiques comme indicateur du type d'activité géomorphologique d'une rivière ardennaise
Petit, François ULg; Schumacker, René ULg

in Colloque phyto-sociologique "Végétation et Géomorphologie" (1985)

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