Resources

Learn more about peatlands with our hand-picked database of resources collected from reliable sources in the field and beyond. Publications in this section do not belong to Pantau Gambut. They have been shared here with permission.

Resources

Indonesian Peatland Map: Method, Certainty and Uses

2014 / Indonesian Center for Agricultural Land Resources Research and Development

This study aims to improve the accuracy of the Indonesian peatland map at scale 1:250.000 through an overlay of old version peatland map (Wahyunto et al. (2003, 2004, 2006) with legacy soil data and current soilsurveys data.

Peatland Management & Rehabilitation in Southeast Asia: Moving from Conflict to Collaboration

2017 / Singapore Institute of International Affairs

This report provides a holistic overview and analysis of the current opinions and approaches with regards to managing peatlands in Southeast Asia.

Smoke on Water: Countering Global Threats from Peatland Loss and Degradation

2017 / United Nations Environment Programme and GRID-Arendal, Nairobi and Arendal

Smoke on Water is a an assessment that looks at peatland location, extent, threats and the policies to manage and protect them. The goal is to raise awareness about the importance of the world's peatlands and encourage action to preserve them.

Perkembangan Pemetaan dan Distribusi Lahan Gambut di Indonesia

Balai Besar Litbang Sumberdaya Lahan Pertanian

This publication discusses the strategic role of peatland maps for planning of peatland use for production and conservation, as well as planning of peatland use at the provincial level.

Pembentukan dan Karakteristik Gambut Tropika Indonesia

2015 / Balai Penelitian Pertanian Lahan Rawa (Balittra)

This research examines how the contents of peat soils are different from mineral soils, thus causing it to require special management systems and high caution for agriculture.