Estuarine Mangrove Squeeze in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

  title={Estuarine Mangrove Squeeze in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam},
  author={S. H. Truong and Qinghua Ye and Marcel J.F. Stive},
  journal={Journal of Coastal Research},
  pages={747 - 763}
ABSTRACT Truong, S.H.; Ye, Q., and Stive, M.J.F., 2017. Estuarine mangrove squeeze in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Although the protective role of mangroves for coasts has been increasingly recognized, that of estuarine mangroves is less well acknowledged. The complex root, stem, and canopy system of healthy estuarine mangroves efficiently reduces the impact of a strong, along-bank flow during high tides and high river discharge, protecting the riverbank from eroding. If a sediment source is… 
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