Arthur L. Bloom; Peat accumulation and compaction in a Connecticut coastal marsh. Journal of Sedimentary Research ; 34 (3): 599–603. doi: https://doi.org/10.1306/74D710F5-2B21-11D7-8648000102C1865D
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A peat bed has been compressed to between 13 and 44 percent of its original thickness in 7,000 years determined by radiocarbon dates. Extrapolation suggests that the ultimate compaction of the bed will range between 10 and 20 percent.
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