Mangrove dynamics in the Rivières du Sud area, West Africa: an ecogeographic approach

  title={Mangrove dynamics in the Rivi{\`e}res du Sud area, West Africa: an ecogeographic approach},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Bertrand},
Because of the diversity of its mangrove environments, the extensive estuarine coast of West Africa, between Saloum (Senegal) and Sherbro (Sierra Leone) estuaries, provides the biogeographer with a highly favourable framework for the analysis of changes in mangrove communities. These changes can be studied at various organization levels of the mangrove ecosystem, emphasizing the multi-dimensional nature of successional processes. Although being denied elsewhere, the efficiency of biotic… CONTINUE READING