Mangrove Science Network

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The Mangrove Science Network is a collaboration of USGS scientists focused on working with natural resource managers to develop and conduct research whose findings will support and evaluate decisions made in mangrove management and restoration.

USGS research on mangrove ecosystem biology includes mangrove regeneration, tree growth, sedimentation, and early seedling development. We are also interested in learning about how mangrove vegetation responds to and influences environmental stressors along the coast such as sea level rise and its role in attenuating storm impacts.

 

Image: Great White Heron Atop Mangrove Roots

A great white heron standing atop the mangrove roots of Boggy Key; a Florida Key island. (Credit: Heather Henkel, USGS. Public domain.)

 

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