Conceptual diagram illustrating the important ecological functions that mangroves provide to the marine environment.

Mangrove ecological functions

Conceptual diagram illustrating the important ecological functions that mangroves provide to the marine environment.

diagram mangrove ecosystem goods and services ecological function marine environment filter runoff trap carbon peat habitat flooding protection improve water quality fisheries recreational resources reduce carbon dioxide CO2 atmosphere

Author(s)Kris Beckert
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2012-01-01
AlbumFlora > Mangroves
TypePhoto
PublicationTropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment
Project(s)South Florida Ecosystem Synthesis
Dimensions1000 x 667
Filesize264 kB
Number of Downloads291
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionKris Beckert, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)