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    Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal

    03.03.2020· Here, we report improved estimates for mangrove cover and change for all of Myanmar over a 20-year period (1996–2016; subdivided into two time-intervals, where I1 is 1996–2007 and I2 is 2007–2016, which were defined by the availability of satellite imagery).

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    Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal

    PDF Mangroves are one of the world's most threatened ecosystems, and Myanmar is regarded as the current mangrove deforestation hotspot globally. Here, Find, read and cite all the research

  • improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal

    Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal

    03.03.2020· Here, we report improved estimates for mangrove cover and change for all of Myanmar over a 20-year period (1996–2016; subdivided into two time-intervals, where I1 is 1996–2007 and I2 is 2007–2016, which were defined by the availability of satellite imagery).

  • improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal

    Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal

    Abstract Mangroves are one of the world's most threatened ecosystems, and Myanmar is regarded as the current mangrove deforestation hotspot globally. Here, we use multi-sensor satellite data and Intensity Analysis to quantify and explain patterns of net and gross mangrove cover change (loss, gain, persistence) for the 1996–2016 period across all of Myanmar.

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    Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal

    Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal catastrophic deforestation in Myanmar Jose Don Tungol De Alban, Johanness Jamaludin, Donovan Wong De Wen, Maung Maung Than, Edward Layman Webb, Donovan De Wen Wong

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    More than 60% of Myanmar's mangroves has been

    03.03.2020· Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal catastrophic deforestation in Myanmar. Environmental Research Letters,2020; 15 (3):

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    Substantial mangrove deforestation in Myanmar NUS

    A pristine mangrove forest dominated by Rhizophora mucronata at Lampi Island in Tanintharyi region, Myanmar. [Credit: Maung Maung Than] Reference. JDT De Alban*; J Jamaludin; DW Wen; MM Than; EL Webb*, “Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal catastrophic deforestation in Myanmar” ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS Published: 2020.

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    Over 60% of Myanmar's mangroves deforested in the last

    More information: Jose Don T De Alban et al. Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal catastrophic deforestation in Myanmar, Environmental

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    More than 60 percent of mangroves deforested over the

    05.03.2020· "Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal catastrophic deforestation in Myanmar" De Alban, J. D. et al. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab666d Abstract Mangroves are one of the world's most threatened ecosystems, and Myanmar is regarded as the current mangrove deforestation hotspot globally.

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    Over 60% of Myanmar's mangroves deforested in the last 20

    Over 60% of Myanmar's mangroves deforested in the last 20 years 3 March 2020 A pristine mangrove forest dominated by Rhizophora mucronata at Lampi Island in Tanintharyi region,

  • improved estimates of mangrove cover and change

    Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change

    Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal catastrophic deforestation in Myanmar Jose Don Tungol De Alban, Johanness Jamaludin, Donovan Wong De Wen, Maung Maung Than, Edward Layman Webb, Donovan De Wen Wong

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    Status and distribution of mangrove forests of the world

    Jose Don T De Alban, Johanness Jamaludin, Donovan Wong de Wen, Maung Maung Than, Edward L Webb, Improved estimates of mangrove cover and change reveal catastrophic deforestation in Myanmar, Environmental Research Letters, 10.1088/1748-9326/ab666d, 15, 3, (034034), (2020).

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    Improved assessment of mangrove forests in Sundarbans

    These unique Earth observations were used to help improve traditional forestry surveys by providing species‐specific land cover classes for mangrove forests in the Sundarbans East Wildlife Sanctuary. By combining optical data from WorldView2 (WV 2; 2 m pixel) and a canopy height model derived using radar data from TanDEM ‐X (TDX ; 12 m pixel), we identified nine mangrove

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    Comparing different classification algorithms

    01.07.2019· The results of the change analysis showed that mangrove cover areas decreased by approximately 4% from 1985 to 1998 and then increased

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    Mangrove deforestation emits as much CO2 as Myanmar

    The very interior of mangroves are also sometimes cleared for palm oil plantations, he adds. With their substantial carbon storage, cutting down mangroves has a considerable climate cost. In Indonesia, for example, recent estimates suggest that stopping mangrove deforestation would reduce the country’s land-use emissions by 10-31 per cent.

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    Root of the Matter: Mangrove as Lives Saver When

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    Mangroves Enhance Reef Fish Abundance at the

    Mangrove Cover Estimates. For each country or island nation in the WCR, an annual mangrove forest area estimate was obtained using values published in the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Forestry Department Country Reports [18, 19].The reports constitute a global attempt to quantify total mangrove cover by geographical region.

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    WAVES Policy Brief Policy July 2017 Brief Valuing the

    Philippines under current (2010) mangrove cover (in green) and under no mangrove cover (in red), including the annual percent increase in damages to people and property if mangroves were lost. 2 4 6 0 10 20 30 40 50 People Flooded (Millions) Millions Storm Return Period (years) Historical Current No mangroves 3 6 9 0 10 20 30 40 50

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    origin, diversification and adaptation of a major mangrove

    Since mangroves anchor tropical coastal communities globally, their origin, diversification and adaptation are of scientific significance, particularly at a time of global climate change. In this study, a combination of single-molecule long reads and the more conventional short reads are generated from Rhizophora apiculata for the de novo assembly of its genome to a near

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    Introducing CGMFC-21 (Continuous Global Mangrove Forest

    improved monitoring of mangrove carbon stocks and the establishment of baseline local mangrove forest inventories required for payment for ecosystem service initiatives” (Hamilton & Casey 2016). CGMFC-21, released to the public under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License in 2016, provides global mangrove cover at 30 m resolution for the

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    Spatially explicit predictions of changes in the extent of

    31.05.2020· The accuracy and reliability of the binary land cover maps were further improved in the post-classification filtering process by removing isolated cells from the output maps. To validate the maps extracted from the classified images of 2017, a total number of 190 sample plots (30 m wide by 30 m long = 900 m 2) were established across the three study sites. To validate the mangrove maps of the

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    Remote sensing maps threats to Malaysia’s mangroves

    Remote sensing data reveals land use and land cover changes over an 18-year period at one of the best-managed mangrove forests in the world.

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    NASA Root of the Matter: A New Map Shows Life-Saving

    How much of the Earth’s surface is covered by mangrove forests, and how do you know they are disappearing more rapidly than scientists expected? Our new map suggests that mangroves cover about 53,190 square miles of the surface of the planet. That’s about 12 percent less than scientists estimated in previous studies! That’s troubling when combined with the growing concern that,

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    Use of Mangroves by Lemurs PubMed Central (PMC)

    Giri C. National-level mangrove cover data-sets for 1990, 2000 and Ravaoarinorotsihoarana L, Cripps G, Bey A. Ecological variability and carbon stock estimates of mangrove ecosystems in northwestern Madagascar. Forests. 2014; 5:177–205. doi: 10.3390/f5010177. Jones TG, Ratsimba HR, Ravaoarinorotsihoarana L, Glass L, Benson L, Teoh M, et al. The dynamics, ecological variability and

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    Global Mangrove Extent Much Smaller than Previously Estimated

    Change Global Mangrove Extent Much Smaller than Previously Estimated Why is this issue important? As confirmed by the impacts of the December 2004 Asian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina in 2005, intact mangroves help stabilize shorelines and thus protect lives and property from such natural disasters. They also provide other ecosystem services, such as breeding and nursing grounds for marine

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    STATUS AND TRENDS IN MANGROVE AREA EXTENT

    Readers are thus strongly encouraged to provide feedback and additional information to help update and improve this database for the benefit of all those who may have an interest in mangroves. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Aizpuru, M., Achard, F., and Blasco, F. 2000. Global assessment of cover change of the mangrove forests using satellite imagery at medium to high resolution. In: EEC Research project

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    Mangrove deforestation emits as much CO2 as Myanmar

    The very interior of mangroves are also sometimes cleared for palm oil plantations, he adds. With their substantial carbon storage, cutting down mangroves has a considerable climate cost. In Indonesia, for example, recent estimates suggest that stopping mangrove deforestation would reduce the country’s land-use emissions by 10-31 per cent.

  • waves policy brief policy july 2017 brief valuing the

    WAVES Policy Brief Policy July 2017 Brief Valuing the

    Philippines under current (2010) mangrove cover (in green) and under no mangrove cover (in red), including the annual percent increase in damages to people and property if mangroves were lost. 2 4 6 0 10 20 30 40 50 People Flooded (Millions) Millions Storm Return Period (years) Historical Current No mangroves 3 6 9 0 10 20 30 40 50

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    Distribution of Mangrove Habitats of Grenada and the

    Moore, G.E.; Gilmer, B.F., and Schill, S.R., 2015. Distribution of mangrove habitats of Grenada and the Grenadines.Mangroves of Grenada and the Grenadines represent significant habitat within the regional context of the Eastern Caribbean. Losses of mangroves through storms, development, and climate change have negative impacts on critical ecosystem services. Estimates of mangrove area exist in

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    Soil carbon debt of 12,000 years of human land use PNAS

    Land use and land cover change has resulted in substantial losses of carbon from soils globally, but credible estimates of how much soil carbon has been lost have been difficult to generate. Using a data-driven statistical model and the History Database of the Global Environment v3.2 historic land-use dataset, we estimated that agricultural land uses have resulted in the loss of 133 Pg C from

  • use of mangroves by lemurs pubmed central (pmc)

    Use of Mangroves by Lemurs PubMed Central (PMC)

    Giri C. National-level mangrove cover data-sets for 1990, 2000 and Ravaoarinorotsihoarana L, Cripps G, Bey A. Ecological variability and carbon stock estimates of mangrove ecosystems in northwestern Madagascar. Forests. 2014; 5:177–205. doi: 10.3390/f5010177. Jones TG, Ratsimba HR, Ravaoarinorotsihoarana L, Glass L, Benson L, Teoh M, et al. The dynamics, ecological variability and

  • global mangrove extent much smaller than previously estimated

    Global Mangrove Extent Much Smaller than Previously Estimated

    Change Global Mangrove Extent Much Smaller than Previously Estimated Why is this issue important? As confirmed by the impacts of the December 2004 Asian tsunami and Hurricane Katrina in 2005, intact mangroves help stabilize shorelines and thus protect lives and property from such natural disasters. They also provide other ecosystem services, such as breeding and nursing grounds for marine

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    Global-scale dispersal and connectivity in mangroves PNAS

    Mangroves are of considerable ecological and socioeconomical importance; however, substantial areal losses have been recorded in many regions, driven primarily by anthropogenic disturbances and sea level rise. Oceanic dispersal of mangrove propagules provides a key mechanism for shifting distributions in response to environmental change. Here we provide a model framework for describing global

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    Vanishing mangroves are carbon sequestration powerhouses

    In total, satellites reveal that mangrove forests cover approximately 53,290 square miles (137,760 square kilometers). “Our assessment shows, for the first time, the exact extent and

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    Mangroves Smithsonian Ocean

    Mangroves further improve water quality by absorbing nutrients from runoff that might otherwise cause harmful algal blooms offshore. Both coral reefs and seagrass beds rely on the water purifying ability of nearby mangrove forests to keep the water clear and healthy. Blue Carbon. Mangrove forests are excellent at absorbing and storing carbon from the atmosphere. As the trees grow they take the

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    Remote Sensing of Mangroves Publish your master's

    Mangroves once covered about ¾ of the tropical and subtropical coasts, but recently they have receded seriously. For instance, AKSORNKOAE (1993) estimates that Thailand’s loss over a period of 35 years reaches 50 %, of which 64 % can be attributed to the local shrimp industry. To get an impression of the overall extent of mangrove coverage, one can refer to figures of SAENGER ET AL. (1983

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    Global Mangrove Carbon Stocks Nature Research

    Such remote sensing derived mangrove cover databases then underpin mangrove carbon estimates. The traditional remote sensing approach would provide a mangrove area estimate often 10-15 years after the survey date and require substantial financial, computational, and human resources. The data-synthesis approach to developing high-resolution global mangrove maps at high resolution, known as

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    Natural calamities and diseases of sundarbans mangrove

    Mangrove and risk reduction of Climate change Climate change constitutes a significant impact on the coastal areas of Bangladesh. Mangrove provides economic and environmental benefits that extend well beyond the function served in reducing impacts from climate change. Mangroves can fix greater amounts of CO2 per unit area than in tropical ocean, where fixed by phytoplankton. Mangroves

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    Mangrove forests in worldwide decline IUCN

    More than one in six mangrove species worldwide are in danger of extinction due to coastal development and other factors, including climate change, logging and agriculture, according to the first-ever global assessment on the conservation status of mangroves for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.

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    Soil carbon debt of 12,000 years of human land use PNAS

    Land use and land cover change has resulted in substantial losses of carbon from soils globally, but credible estimates of how much soil carbon has been lost have been difficult to generate. Using a data-driven statistical model and the History Database of the Global Environment v3.2 historic land-use dataset, we estimated that agricultural land uses have resulted in the loss of 133 Pg C from