Looking at the history of a landscape using cores from peat bogs | Oak Tree: Nature’s Greatest Survivor

A detailed look at a sample of peat from Marley Fen can show us an incredible story, one that records in detail the ebb and flow of trees and plants in the area for the last twelve thousand years.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'39''
  • Broadcast year: 2015
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Ecology | Monitoring and maintaining the environment | Environmental changes affect the distribution of organisms

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UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Oak Tree: Nature's Greatest Survivor