6 edition of Mangrove ecosystems found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Luiz Drude de Lacerda, (ed.).|
|Series||Environmental science, Environmental science (Berlin, Germany)|
|Contributions||Lacerda, Luiz Drude de.|
|LC Classifications||QH541.5.M27 M25 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 292 p. :|
|Number of Pages||292|
|LC Control Number||2002514847|
Protection of the environment has nowadays become a major challenge and a condi tion for survival of future human generations and life on Earth in general. Yet it is still far too much of a dream or hope rather than a reality in the policy of our societies. Presently we are experiencing an unprecedented exponential growth of demography combined with a race for . Adaptations. the action or process of adapting or being adapted. The organisms that are found within the mangrove ecosystem have to be able to adapt to the different salinity levels that occur as a result of weather patterns and human impact.
Mangrove Management and Conservation presents the highlights of a workshop organized by the United Nations University (Tokyo), the International Author: Marta Vannucci. The Mangrove Ecosystem. The mangrove ecosystem is reliant on the balance being maintained, between growth and decay. While rotting plants, brackish water, carcasses and mulch can offer sustenance to some creatures, the death of a plant is still part of the mangrove ecosystem. The mulch provides the ideal place for germination of other seeds.
This is central to future management and conservation of mangrove ecosystems. Valuing Mangrove Ecosystem Services. More recently there have been attempts to value the goods and services provided by ecosystems including mangrove forests (Barbier et al., ). While these have provided monetary figures that could help support and Cited by: 2. Get this from a library! Mangrove ecosystems: function and management. [Luiz Drude de Lacerda;] -- Taking as its primary focus the ecological and economic potential of the various types of mangrove ecosystems, this text presents the present state of knowledge of these ecosystems, and acts as an.
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As is also the case with tropical terrestrial forests, management decisions about mangrove ecosystems are currently being made often without adequate fundamental knowledge of the processes controlling natural ecosystem function.
Protection of the environment has nowadays become a major challenge and a condi tion for survival of future human generations and life on Earth in general. Yet it is still far too much of a dream or hope rather than a reality in the policy of our societies. Presently we are experiencing an unprecedented exponential growth of demography combined with a race for profit, resulting in Reviews: 3.
This book provides an up-to-date account of mangrove ecosystems in Asia as well as restoration and ecosystem Mangrove ecosystems book techniques to ensure the sustainability and conservation of the mangrove.
The book is divided into sections presenting the distribution and status of mangrove ecosystems in Asia, the challenges they are facing, the issues and Author: Khalid Rehman Hakeem. These mangrove productivity publications could be from different fields such as marine, phytoplankton, coastal, productivity, etc.
Mangrove deforestation and degradation lead Mangrove ecosystems book the loss of carbon that has been stored in the mangrove ecosystems.
Keyword mangrove deforestation and degradation show a total of 59 publications from to Author: Sahadev Sharma. "The present publication is an attempt to present in an organized manner the present state of knowledge, which could be useful for decision makers and of interest to all those who understand the ecological and economic potential of the various types of mangrove ecosystems.
The book contains five chapters written by specialists in mangrove Cited by: 2. Mangroves are the dominant vegetation of over 70% of tropical and sub-tropical coastlines around the world (Fig.
Mangrove ecosystems are estimated to cover. "The present publication is an attempt to present in an organized manner the present state of knowledge, which could be useful for decision makers and of interest to all those who understand the ecological and economic potential of the various types of mangrove ecosystems.
The book contains five chapters written by specialists in mangrove Brand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Read "Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia Status, Challenges and Management Strategies" by available from Rakuten Kobo. The book provides an up-to-date account of mangrove forests from Asia, together with restoration techniques, and the man Brand: Springer New York.
This book presents the ecology of mangroves mostly from the point of view of people who have everyday It contains five chapters written by specialists of mangrove forests around the world, and most of the results and information were gathered from international cooperation research programs developed during the last decade.
products and. This book Structure, Function and Management of Mangrove Ecosystems is the second in a trilogy to be published simultaneously.
The others are Continuing the Journey Amongst Mangroves by Barry Clough, and Useful Products from Mangrove and other Coastal Plants by Shigeyuki Baba, Hung Tuck Chan and Sanit Aksornkoae. The mangrove, seagrass and coral reef ecosystems are of paramount ecological importance but have already undergone great degradation, which is advancing at an alarming rate.
If present trends continue, the natural resource basis of the economy and ecology of. restoration of mangrove ecosystems Download restoration of mangrove ecosystems or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.
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Mangrove ecosystems have enormous ecological value. They protect and stabilize coastlines, enrich coastal waters, and yield commercial forest products (Kathiresan and.
mangrove upright in the shifting sediments where land and water meet. Mangrove ecosystem also supports an incredible diversity of creatures, including some species unique to mangrove forests. And, as scientists are discovering, mangrove swamps are extremely important to our own well-being and to the health of the planet.
A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish term is also used for tropical coastal vegetation consisting of such species. Mangroves occur worldwide in the tropics and subtropics, mainly between latitudes 25° N and 25° total mangrove forest area of the world in wassquare kilometres (53, sq mi), spanning countries.
possible. This book, a sequel and hence its title Continuing the Journey Amongst Mangroves, is written with the same objectives. This book is also the first in a trilogy to be published simultaneously. The others are Structure, Function and Management of Mangrove Ecosystems by Jin Eong Ong and Wooi Khoon Gong.
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mangrove protection adds notably to the conservation of biological diversity as targeted by SDG 15 (halt biodiversity loss). Climate change mitigation and adaptation Intact mangrove ecosystems have remarkable climate change mitigation and adaptation capacities.
Their carbon storage capacity is 3 to 5 times higher than the one of terrestrial File Size: 6MB. There are very few marine ecosystems dominated by plants, but mangroves are one of them. Mangroves provide important foraging grounds and habitats for both marine and terrestrial fauna.
Two limiting factors in the distribution of plants generally is the salinity and waterlogged sediment. To cope with the high salinity, mangrove species have a. This book presents a comprehensive overview and analysis of mangrove ecological processes, structure, and function at the local, biogeographic, and global scales and how these properties interact to provide key ecosystem services to society.
Introduction. The Mangrove Hub conducts world-leading research into mangrove and tidal wetland ecosystems led by Dr Norm Duke, mangrove ecologist sinceand Jock Mackenzie, tidal wetland scientist and MangroveWatch coordinator.
Our Goals. To work with enthusiastic people and current technologies to understand and discover how mangrove and tidal wetland .China has lost about 50% of its mangrove forests from to Sincemangrove forest area has increased by % per year due to strict protection of the remaining mangrove forests and large-scale restoration.
By67% of the mangrove forests in China had been enclosed within protected areas (PAs). In terms of the proportion of PAs of mangrove forests, Author: Wenqing Wang, Haifeng Fu, Shing Yip Lee, Hangqing Fan, Mao Wang.Mangrove Ecosystem Ecology and Function deals with several aspects of mangrove science, as well as conservation, management, and related policies.
The book is divided into six sections and structured into 10 chapters. The first section discusses mangrove ecology, structure, and function; the second section explains mangrove physiology related to salt accumulation; the third Author: Sahadev Sharma.