Carbon sequestration in mangrove forests

@article{Alongi2012CarbonSI,
  title={Carbon sequestration in mangrove forests},
  author={Daniel M. Alongi},
  journal={Carbon Management},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={313 - 322}
}
  • D. Alongi
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Environmental Science
  • Carbon Management
Mangrove forests are highly productive, with carbon production rates equivalent to tropical humid forests. Mangroves allocate proportionally more carbon belowground, and have higher below- to above-ground carbon mass ratios than terrestrial trees. Most mangrove carbon is stored as large pools in soil and dead roots. Mangroves are among the most carbon-rich biomes, containing an average of 937 tC ha-1, facilitating the accumulation of fine particles, and fostering rapid rates of sediment… 
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