Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts Book

Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts


  • Author : Friess Daniel
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-12-05
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 650
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128175101
  • Total Read : 72
  • File Size : 7,7 Mb

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Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts Summary:

Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts provides knowledge on the importance of sedimentary dynamics in managing mangrove forests. In the first part of the book, the editors seamlessly offer a general introduction of mangrove sedimentary dynamics. This leads into more in-depth information on soil surface elevation change, sea level rise, and the importance of sedimentary dynamics in the loss or gain of blue carbon. The book concludes the discussion of mangrove sedimentary dynamics by addressing the issues of climate change (e.g. sea level rise and blue carbon) on mangrove restoration and sediment. This book will assist coastal managers and academics in addressing the gaps in mangrove restoration and coastal management. As such, it will be a valuable reference for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, researchers, academics in the field of coastal restoration, and coastal management practitioners. Provides a state-of-the-art summary of research into sedimentary dynamics in mangrove forests Includes updates on issues of climate change-relevant to mangroves, such as blue carbon and sea level rise Presents scientific background and successful case studies for mangrove restoration that can solve problems relating to mangrove management

Coastal Biogeomorphology Book

Coastal Biogeomorphology


  • Author : Zhan Hu
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2022-09-13
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 313
  • ISBN 10 : 9782889769421
  • Total Read : 83
  • File Size : 18,8 Mb

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Blue Carbon Dynamics of the Indian Ocean Book

Blue Carbon Dynamics of the Indian Ocean


  • Author : Abhra Chanda
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Biogeography
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030965587
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 6,8 Mb

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Blue Carbon Dynamics of the Indian Ocean Summary:

This book gives an overview of various aspects of blue carbon dynamics from each country bordering the Indian Ocean. Given the importance of the topic of blue carbon, it can be assumed that in near future, more and more researchers from the Indian Ocean countries will pursue environmental research in this domain. This book is a ready reference to all those who are interested to have a holistic understanding about the ground scenario of blue carbon in the Indian Ocean. There are many research institutes situated in the periphery of the Indian Ocean that are devoted to nurturing the new avenues of marine carbon research. Researchers and scholars interested in this domain will find this book provides a good overview, wherein all the necessary information on the status and functioning of these blue carbon ecosystems are detailed in a concise way. The book is also helpful to postgraduate students of marine science or those who have a specialization in marine biogeochemistry or chemical oceanography to develop a basic understanding about the very concept of blue carbon from the perspective of the Indian Ocean.

Tropical Marine Ecology Book

Tropical Marine Ecology


  • Author : Daniel M. Alongi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-12-09
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119568926
  • Total Read : 86
  • File Size : 16,8 Mb

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Tropical Marine Ecology Summary:

No realm on Earth elicits thoughts of paradise more than the tropics. The tropical marine realm is special in myriad ways and for many reasons from seas of higher latitude, in housing iconic habitats such as coral reefs, snow white beaches, crystal clear waters, mangrove forests, extensive and rich seagrass meadows and expansive river deltas, such as the exemplar, the Amazon. But the tropics also has an even more complex side: tropical waters give rise to cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons, and unique oceanographic phenomena including the El Niño- Southern Oscillation which affects global climate patterns. Tropical Marine Ecology documents the structure and function of tropical marine populations, communities, and ecosystems in relation to environmental factors including climate patterns and climate change, and patterns of oceanographic phenomena such as tides and currents and major oceanographic features, as well as chemical and geological drivers. The book focuses on estuarine, coastal, continental shelf and open ocean ecosystems. The first part of the book deals with the climate, physics, geology, and chemistry of the tropical marine environment. The second section focuses on the origins, diversity, biogeography, and the structure and distribution of tropical biota. The third part explores the rates and patterns of primary and secondary production, and their drivers, and the characteristics of pelagic and benthic food webs. The fourth part examines how humans are altering tropical ecosystems via unsustainable fisheries, the decline and loss of habitat and fragmentation, Further, pollution is altering an earth already in the throes of climate change. Tropical Marine Ecology is an authoritative and comprehensive introduction to tropical marine ecology for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It is also a rich resource and reference work for researchers and professional managers in marine science.

Mangroves  Biodiversity  Livelihoods and Conservation Book

Mangroves Biodiversity Livelihoods and Conservation


  • Author : Sudhir Chandra Das
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-05-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 609
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811905193
  • Total Read : 67
  • File Size : 10,6 Mb

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Mangroves Biodiversity Livelihoods and Conservation Summary:

This contributory volume is a comprehensive collection on the mangrove forest eco-system and its ecology, the resources and potentials of mangroves, conservation efforts, mangrove eco-system services and threats to conservation. The book is an all-inclusive compilation on the status, conservation and future of mangroves. Mangroves are a unique ecosystem providing several ecosystem services. They are formed in the inter-tidal areas of large rivers and coastal islands. Mangroves thrives due to constant interaction with the terrestrial and marine ecosystem. These are the species dynamics, varying tidal amplitudes, plant succession, changing floral pattern of the channels of the estuary, the varying sediment transportation. There was 20% decline in mangrove forest area in the last 25 years due mainly to conversion and coastal development. Lengthy recovery periods required for the degraded mangrove forests. Hence there is an urgent need to take stock of the updated information on these mangroves at global level. It is of immense value to scientific community involved in teaching, research and extension activities related to mangrove conservation.