Diagram showing how land clearing and development in the Ngerikiil watershed is causing erosion into Airai Bay, where the sediment smothers seagrasses and corals.

Diagram showing how land clearing and development in the Ngerikiil watershed is causing erosion into Airai Bay, where the sediment smothers seagrasses and corals

Diagram showing how land clearing and development in the Ngerikiil watershed is causing erosion into Airai Bay, where the sediment smothers seagrasses and corals.

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Author(s)Jane Thomas
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2007-08-06
AlbumEcosystems > Coastal/Marine
TypeGraphic
PublicationProtecting Palau's natural heritage
Project(s)Training Federal Agencies in Ecosystem-Based Management
Dimensions1000 x 735
Filesize571 kB
Number of Downloads187
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Thomas, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)