Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia

Status, Challenges and Management Strategies
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Provides current critical account of the status of the mangroves of Asia
Chapter 1: Mangrove Ecosystems of Malaysia: Status, Challenges and Management Strategies.- Chapter 2: Distribution and Rarity of Rhizophoraceae in Peninsular Malaysia.- Chapter 3: Distribution and Current Status of Mangrove Forests in Indonesia.- Chapter 4: Mangrove Forests in Thailand.- Chapter 5: Philippines' Mangrove Ecosystem: Status, Threats and Conservation.- Chapter 6: Distribution, Characteristics and Economic Importance of Mangrove Forests in Iran.- Chapter 7: Plant Diversity and Forest Structure of the Three Protected Areas (Wildlife Sanctuaries) of Bangladesh Sundarbans: Current Status and Management Strategies.- Chapter 8: Mangrove Fauna of Asia.- Chapter 9: Mangrove Forests of Timor-Leste: Ecology, Degradation, and Vulnerability to Climate Change.- Chapter 10: Vulnerability of Mangroves to Climate Change.- Chapter 11: Impacts of Climate Change on Asian Mangrove Forests.- Chapter 12: Quantification of Soil Organic Carbon Storage and Turnover in Two Mangrove Forests Using Dual Carbon Isotopic Measurements.- Chapter 13: The Relationship between Mangrove Deforestation and Economic Development in Thailand.- Chapter 14: Remote Sensing Technology: Recent Advancements for Mangrove Ecosystems.- Chapter 15: Management Strategies for Sustainable Exploitation of Aquatic Resources of the Sundarbans Mangrove, Bangladesh.- Chapter 16: Economic Sustainability for Halophyte Cash Farms in Urban Environments.- Chapter 17: Research and Development Activities towards Sustainable Management of Mangroves in Peninsular Malaysia.- Chapter 18: Climate Change Adaptation: Management Options for Mangrove Areas.- Chapter 19: Managing Mangrove Habitat Expansion in New Zealand.- Chapter 20: Mangroves are Wetlands, not Forests: Some Implications for their Management.
The book provides an up-to-date account of mangrove forests from Asia, together with restoration techniques, and the management requirements of these ecosystems to ensure their sustainability and conservation. All aspects of mangroves and their conservation are critically re-examined. The book is divided into three sections presenting the distribution and status of mangrove ecosystems in Asia, the challenges they are facing, their issues and opportunities, and the management strategies for their conservation.
Editiert von: I. Faridah-Hanum, Khalid Rehman Hakeem, A. Latiff, Munir Ozturk
Dr. Ibrahim Faridah-Hanum is a Professor of Forest Botany and Dean of the Faculty of Forestry at Universiti Putra Malaysia. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the 75-year-old journal The Malaysian Forester, editor of the Japanese journal TROPICS, and editor of Pakistan Journal of Botany.Prof. Emeritus Dato' Dr. Abdul Latiff Mohamad has served as a Professor of Botany at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia since 1991 and was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology in 2002. He has published more than 450 papers, abstracts, and reports and has edited more than 60 books and proceedings. Prof. Latiff is the Chairman of WWF (Malaysia) and Chairman of Pulau Banding Foundation (Malaysia).Dr. Khalid Rehman Hakeem is a post doctorate research fellow at Universiti Putra Malaysia. He has  edited and authored more than seven books, more than 20 research publications in peer-reviewed journals, and 10 book chapters.Prof. Munir Ozturk  is a Consultant Fellow at the Faculty of Forestry, Universiti Putra Malaysia. He has published more than 400 papers in national and international journals, more than 50 book chapters, and has edited more than 10 books with Springer and Cambridge Scholars.

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Autor: I. Faridah-Hanum
ISBN-13 :: 9781493949144
ISBN: 1493949144
Erscheinungsjahr: 23.08.2016
Verlag: Springer New York
Gewicht: 737g
Seiten: 492
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 235x155x26 mm
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