Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia

Status, Challenges and Management Strategies

Editors: Faridah-Hanum, I., Latiff, A., Hakeem, K.R., Ȫzturk, M. (Eds.)

  • Provides current critical account of the status of the mangroves of Asia
  • Provides an overview of mangrove restoration and management techniques
  • Mangroves are a hot topic and the rate of climate change necessitates new volumes regularly
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About this book

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.

About the authors

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.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Mangrove Ecosystem of Malaysia: Status, Challenges and Management Strategies

    Latiff, A. (et al.)

    Pages 1-22

  • Distribution and Rarity of Rhizophoraceae in Peninsular Malaysia

    Wan Juliana, W. A (et al.)

    Pages 23-36

  • Distribution and Current Status of Mangrove Forests in Indonesia

    Kusmana, Cecep

    Pages 37-60

  • Mangrove Forests in Thailand

    Pumijumnong, Nathsuda

    Pages 61-79

  • Philippines’ Mangrove Ecosystem: Status, Threats and Conservation

    Garcia, Kristine B. (et al.)

    Pages 81-94

Buy this book

eBook $159.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-8582-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $209.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-8581-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $209.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-4914-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia
Book Subtitle
Status, Challenges and Management Strategies
Editors
  • I. Faridah-Hanum
  • A. Latiff
  • Khalid Rehman Hakeem
  • Münir Ȫzturk
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-8582-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-8582-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-8581-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-4914-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 473
Number of Illustrations and Tables
15 b/w illustrations, 133 illustrations in colour
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