Advanced Land Observing Satellite Phased Array Type L-Band SAR (ALOS PALSAR) to Inform the Conservation of Mangroves: Sundarbans as a Case Study

@article{Cornforth2013AdvancedLO,
  title={Advanced Land Observing Satellite Phased Array Type L-Band SAR (ALOS PALSAR) to Inform the Conservation of Mangroves: Sundarbans as a Case Study},
  author={William A. Cornforth and Temilola E. Fatoyinbo and Terri P. Freemantle and Nathalie Pettorelli},
  journal={Remote Sensing},
  year={2013},
  volume={5},
  pages={224-237}
}
Mangroves are an important bulkhead against climate change: they afford protection for coastal areas from tidal waves and cyclones, and are among the most carbon-rich forests in the tropics. As such, protection of mangroves is an urgent priority. This work provides some new information on patterns of degradation in the Sundarbans, the largest contiguous mangrove forest in the world, which are home to more than 35 reptile species, 120 commercial fish species, 300 bird species and 32 mammal… CONTINUE READING
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