World atlas of mangroves / Mark Spalding, Mami Kainuma and Lorna Collins

Author(s): Spalding, Mark
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Subjects: Mangrove forests--Maps
Mangrove swamps--Maps
Mangrove plants--Maps
Formats: Print
Material Type: Cartographic material -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010
LC Classification: G
Table of Contents: Tables, Boxes and Maps
Acknowledgements
Foreword
Preface
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Introduction
1. Mangrove Ecosystems 1
Mangrove plants 1
The mangrove environment 5
Mangrove distribution 6
Biogeographic patterns 7
Mangrove ecology 11
2. Mangroves and People 23
Ecosystem servies 24
Human impacts 31
Managing mangroves 37
Summary 43
3. Mapping Mangroves 47
The current work 47
UNEP ---World Conservation Monitoring Centre mangrove maps 48
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) mangrove maps 49
Other sources 49
Mangrove area statistics 50
Output maps 51
Map key 52
4. Eastern and Southern Africa 57
The Comoros Archipelago: Comoros and Mayotte 57
Kenya 58
Madagascar 61
The Mascarene Islands: Mauritius and Reunion 61
Mozambique 62
The Seychelles 64
Somalia 64
South Africa 65
Tanzania 67
5. The Middle East 71
Bahrain 71
Djibouti 71
Egypt 72
Eritrea 74
Iran 75
Kuwait 75
Oman 77
Qatar 77
Saudi Arabia 79
Sudan 80
United Arab Emirates 80
Yemen 82
6. South Asia 85
Bangladesh 85
India 88
The Maldives and the British Indian Ocean Territory 94
Pakistan 94
Sri Lanka 96
7. South-East Asia 103
Brunei Darussalam 103
Cambodia 104
Indonesia 105
Malaysia 114
Myanmar 118
The Philippines 121
Singapore 125
Thailand 125
Timor-Leste 128
Vietnam 129
8. East Asia 135
China 135
Taiwan 137
Japan 139
9. Australia and New Zealand 143
Australia 143
New Zealand 155
10. Pacific Islands 161
Melanesia 161
Fiji 161
New Caledonia 163
Papua New Guinea 164
Solomon Islands 166
Vanuatu 169
Micronesia 169
Federated States of Micronesia 169
Guam 172
Kiribati 172
Marshall Islands 173
Nauru 173
Northern Mariana Islands 173
Palau 173
Polynesia 174
American Samoa 174
French Polynesia 174
Hawaii 174
Niue 175
Samoa 175
Tokelau 175
Tonga 175
Tuvalu 175
Wallis and Futuna 176
11. North and Central America and the Caribbean 181
The Bahamas 181
Belize 183
Bermuda 183
Cayman Islands 185
Costa Rica 185
Cuba 186
The Dominican Republic 189
El Salvador 191
Guatemala 191
Haiti 192
Honduras 192
Jamaica 193
Lesser Antilles 194
Anguilla (UK) 194
Antigua and Barbuda 194
Barbados 196
British Virgin Islands (UK) 196
Dominica 196
Grenada and the Grenadines 196
Guadeloupe (France) 196
Martinique (France) 197
Montserrat (UK) 197
Netherlands Antilles and Aruba (Netherlands) 197
St Kitts and Nevis 197
St Lucia 198
St Vincent and the Grenadines 198
US Virgin Island (USA) 198
Mexico 198
Nicaragua 204
Panama 206
Puerto Rico 207
Trinidad and Tobago 207
Turks and Caicos 208
United States of America 208
12. South Americaa 215
Brazil 215
Colombia 222
Ecuador 225
French Guiana 229
Guyana 232
Peru 232
Suiname 234
Venezuela 234
13. West and Central Africa 241
Angola 241
Benin 242
Cameroon 243
Congo 243
Democratic Republic of the Congo 245
Equatorial Guinea 246
Gabon 246
The Gambia 247
Ghana 249
Guinea 250
Guinea-Bissau 252
Liberia 253
Mauritania 253
Nigeria 255
Sao Tome and Principe 257
Senegal 258
Sierra Leone 260
Togo 261
Annex 1. Species Descriptions and Range Maps 263
Annex 2. National Species Lists 277
Annex 3. National Statistics 287
Index 305
Additional Authors: Kainuma, Mami
Collins, Lorna
Notes: LCCN: 2009031020
ISBN: 9781844076574
ISBN: 1844076571
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction -- Mangrove ecosystems -- Mangroves and people -- Mapping mangroves -- Eastern and southern Africa -- The Middle East -- South Asia -- South-East Asia -- East Asia -- Australia and New Zealand -- Pacific islands -- North and central America and the Caribbean -- South America -- West and central Africa -- Annex 1. Species descriptions and range maps -- Annex 2. National species lists -- Annex 3. National statistics
Physical Description: xvi, 319 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm
OCLC Number: 435512008
ISBN/ISSN: 9781844076574
1844076571

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