Sundarban Mangrove Wetland

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  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 500 pages
  • ISBN : 0128173718
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Sundarban Mangrove Wetland

Sundarban Mangrove Wetland
  • Author : Santosh Kumar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 November 2020
GET THIS BOOK Sundarban Mangrove Wetland

Sundarban Mangrove Wetland: A Comprehensive Global Treatise provides an illustrative account of the ecology, biology, conservation, and management strategies of this endangered UNESCO World Heritage Site. The author addresses the emerging ecological problems through a broad perspective including eutrophication and pollution, sea level rise, alternations in sediment transport, chronic human-induced modifications, over-harvesting fisheries, and other non-living resources along with occurrence of natural catastrophic events such as storms and floods. The Sundarban wetland is important globally and provides a great reference

Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland

Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 09 August 2017
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Sundarbans Mangrove Systems

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 August 2021
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 September 2016
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 03 December 2021
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  • Release : 21 April 2017
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 July 2017
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 September 2018
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 February 2019
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  • Release : 25 October 2017
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  • Release : 16 July 2021
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