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Pacific island mangroves in a changing climate and rising sea

Pacific island mangroves in a changing climate and rising sea

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mangrove ecology -- Pacific Area,
  • Coastal ecology -- Pacific Area,
  • Coastal zone management -- Pacific Area,
  • Marine resources conservation -- Pacific Area,
  • Global warming -- Environmental aspects -- Pacific Area

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Eric Gilman ... [et al.].
    SeriesRegional seas
    ContributionsGilman, Eric., United Nations Environment Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK938.M27 P33 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 58 p. :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16823898M
    ISBN 109280727419
    ISBN 109789280727418
    LC Control Number2008371885


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PDF | OnEric L Gilman and others published Pacific Island Mangroves in a Changing Climate and Rising Sea | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Pacific Island Mangroves in a Changing Climate and Rising Sea UNEP Regional Pacific island mangroves in a changing climate and rising sea book Reports and Studies No.

By: Eric Gilman, Hanneke Van Lavieren, Joanna Ellison, Vainuupo Jungblut. Mangroves are an important bulkhead against climate change: they afford protection for coastal areas from tidal waves and cyclones, and are among the most carbon-rich forests in the tropics.

Ellison J () How South Pacific mangroves may respond to predicted climate change and sea level rise. Chap pages – In Gillespie A, Burns W (eds) Climate change in the Cited by: 4.

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UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. United Nations Environment Programme, Regional Seas Programme, Nairobi. Book/Printed Material Pacific island mangroves in a changing climate and rising sea / Includes bibliographical references (p.

Also available online. Ellison JC, 'How South Pacific mangroves may respond to predicted climate change and sea-level rise', Climate Change in the South Pacific: Impacts and responses in Australia, New Zealand, and small island states, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Gillespie, A.

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How climate change affects sea levels. Average sea levels around the world are rising for two main reasons. Rising air temperatures have been melting land-based ice — such as glaciers. That water. Mangroves’ response to climate change. Yet, it is uncertain how mangroves respond to altered climate conditions: On one hand, the plant productivity and thus the accumulation of organic.

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