# Peat

The map viewer "Peat" contains information about the characteristics of peat layers, such as its composition, humification rate and wetness. The information can be used as a planning basis for the extraction of energy or cultivation squares.

The map viewer describes the areas that, according to SGU's mapping of soil species, are peat. The map viewer also contains information about:

• areas where aeronautical measurements show high radiation from uranium
• places where peat stock sequences have been documented