Ellison, JC and Cannicci, S, Impacts and effects of ocean warming on mangrove species and ecosystems, Explaining Ocean Warming: Causes, Scale, Effects and Consequences, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), D Laffoley and JM Baxter (ed), Gland, Switzerland, pp. 135-146. ISBN 9782831718064 (2016) [Research Book Chapter]
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- Mangrove ecosystems have critical values to people.
- Over 30% of mangrove areas have been lost in the last 100 years.
- There are now three endangered and two critically endangered mangrove species.
- Temperature rise causes precipitation changes and sea-level rise, that both have impacts on mangroves.
- Precipitation changes affect mangrove productivity and species diversity.
- Most mangroves are not keeping up with sea-level rise which is causing mangrove dieback.
- Mangrove crabs are essential bioengineers in mangroves, and are themselves impacted by raising temperatures.
- Ocean warming will affect connectivity among mangrove faunal communities.
|Item Type:||Research Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||mangroves, climate change, sea level rise, global warming|
|Research Division:||Environmental Sciences|
|Research Group:||Ecological Applications|
|Research Field:||Ecological Impacts of Climate Change|
|Objective Group:||Climate and Climate Change|
|Objective Field:||Climate and Climate Change not elsewhere classified|
|Author:||Ellison, JC (Dr Joanna Ellison)|
|Deposited By:||Geography and Spatial Science|
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