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Mangrove postcard

July 14, 2016

Mangrove ecosystems protect vulnerable coastlines from storm effects, recycle nutrients, stabilize shorelines, improve water quality, and provide habitat for commercial and recreational fish species as well as for threatened and endangered wildlife. U.S. Geological Survey scientists conduct research on mangrove ecosystems to provide reliable scientific information about their ecology, productivity, hydrological processes, carbon storage stress response, and restoration success. The Mangrove Science Network is a collaboration of USGS scientists focused on working with natural resource managers to develop and conduct research to inform decisions on mangrove management and restoration. Information about the Mangrove Science Network can be found at:

Publication Year 2016
Title Mangrove postcard
DOI 10.3133/gip164
Authors Lianne C. Ball
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title General Information Product
Series Number 164
Index ID gip164
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Office of the AD Ecosystems