Estuaries of the World

Estuaries: A Lifeline of Ecosystem Services in the Western Indian Ocean

Editors: Diop, Salif, Scheren, Peter, Ferdinand Machiwa, John (Eds.)

  • Provides readers with ecological and hydrodynamic information on the estuarine and marine ecosystems of Western Indian Ocean, including mangrove, coral reef and fisheries resources
  • Maximizes readers with in-depth analyses of natural and anthropogenic pressures on the estuarine and coastal ecosystems of the Western Indian Ocean
  • Offers readers insight in research, policy and management initiatives directed at improving the health of the estuarine and coastal ecosystems of the Western Indian Ocean
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This book provides recent environmental, ecological and hydrodynamic information for the major estuaries and the coastal marine systems of the Western Indian Ocean Region. It covers various functions and values of the region’s estuarine ecosystems and their respective habitats, including the land/ocean interactions that define and impact ecosystem services. The Western Indian Ocean region covered by this volume consists of the continental coastal states of Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa and Tanzania and the island states of Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Comoros.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • The Western Indian Ocean: A Wealth of Life-Supporting Ecosystem Goods and Services

    Scheren, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 1-23

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  • Species Composition of Fisheries Resources of the Tana and Sabaki Estuaries in the Malindi-Ungwana Bay, Kenya

    Munga, Cosmas N. (et al.)

    Pages 27-38

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  • Are Peri-Urban Mangroves Vulnerable? An Assessment Through Litter Fall Studies

    Mohamed, Mohamed Omar Said (et al.)

    Pages 39-51

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  • The Importance of the Thukela River Estuary, East Coast of South Africa, for the Biology of the Near-Shore Environment and Associated Human Aspects: A Review

    Lecea, Ander M. (et al.)

    Pages 53-65

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  • The Mangroves of Ambanja and Ambaro Bays, Northwest Madagascar: Historical Dynamics, Current Status and Deforestation Mitigation Strategy

    Jones, Trevor Gareth (et al.)

    Pages 67-85

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Buy this book

eBook 118,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-25370-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 145,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-25368-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Estuaries: A Lifeline of Ecosystem Services in the Western Indian Ocean
Editors
  • Salif Diop
  • Peter Scheren
  • John Ferdinand Machiwa
Series Title
Estuaries of the World
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-25370-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-25370-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-25368-8
Series ISSN
2214-1553
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 322
Number of Illustrations and Tables
64 b/w illustrations, 96 illustrations in colour
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