arrow arrow_up breadcrumb-chevron-right breadcrumb-home dropdown-arrow-down loader GALogoWUNEP menu read-more-plus rrss-email rrss-facebook rrss-flickr rrss-instagram rrss-linkedin rrss-twitter rrss-vimeo rrss-youtube rrss_google_plus rrss_skype rrss_web pdf search share play close filter-collapse filter edit media_photo_library media_video_library graphics pictures videos collections next

Global (top) and West, Central and Southern African (bottom) distribution of seagrasses, salt marshes and mangroves i.e. blue carbon stocks

Note: Estuary coverage is used as an approximation for salt marsh coverage Sources: Global Distribution of Mangroves USGS (Giri et al., 2011), UNEPWCMC Global Distribution of Seagrasses (UNEP-WCMC and Short FT, 2005), Sea Around Us Global Estuary Database (Alder, 2003). Overlaps were determined using ESRI ArcMap 10.3. For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/8491

Year: 2017

From collection: Blue Carbon Financing of Mangrove Conservation In The Abidjan Convention Region

Cartographer: GRID-Arendal

Graphics included in same album

View all media

Publications it appears in

View all publications

Related news

View all news