Mangrove Forest Distributions and Dynamics in Madagascar (1975–2005)

@inproceedings{Giri2008MangroveFD,
  title={Mangrove Forest Distributions and Dynamics in Madagascar (1975–2005)},
  author={Chandra P. Giri and Joseph Muhlhausen},
  booktitle={Sensors},
  year={2008}
}
Mangrove forests of Madagascar are declining, albeit at a much slower rate than the global average. The forests are declining due to conversion to other land uses and forest degradation. However, accurate and reliable information on their present distribution and their rates, causes, and consequences of change have not been available. Earlier studies used remotely sensed data to map and, in some cases, to monitor mangrove forests at a local scale. Nonetheless, a comprehensive national… CONTINUE READING
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