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World atlas of mangroves

Author: Mark Spalding; Mami Kainuma; Lorna Collins
Publisher: London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010.
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"Published with ISME, ITTO and project partners FAO, UNESCO-MAB, UNEP-WCMC and UNU-INWEH. This atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves. Written by a leading expert on mangroves with support from the top international researchers and conservation organizations, this full colour atlas contains 60 full-page maps, hundreds of photographs and illustrations and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Maps
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spalding, Mark.
World atlas of mangroves.
London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010
(DLC) 2009031020
(OCoLC)435512008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Spalding; Mami Kainuma; Lorna Collins
ISBN: 9781849776608 1849776601
OCLC Number: 670411539
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 319 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
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.
Responsibility: Mark Spalding, Mami Kainuma and Lorna Collins.
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Published with ISME, ITTO and project partners FAO, UNESCO-MAB, UNEP-WCMC and UNU-INWEH, this atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves. It contains 60  Read more...

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