Sedimentation and belowground carbon accumulation rates in mangrove forests that differ in diversity and land use: a tale of two mangroves

  title={Sedimentation and belowground carbon accumulation rates in mangrove forests that differ in diversity and land use: a tale of two mangroves},
  author={Richard A. Mackenzie and Patra B. Foulk and Jens Klump and Kim M Weckerly and Joko Purbospito and Daniel Murdiyarso and Daniel C. Donato and Vien Ngoc Nam},
  journal={Wetlands Ecology and Management},
Increased sea level is the climate change effect expected to have the greatest impact on mangrove forest survival. Mangroves have survived extreme fluctuations in sea level in the past through sedimentation and belowground carbon (C) accumulation, yet it is unclear what factors may influence these two parameters. We measured sedimentation, vertical accretion, and belowground C accumulation rates in mangrove forests from the Republic of Palau and Vietnam to examine how diversity (high-Vietnam vs… Expand

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