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Estuaries: A Lifeline of Ecosystem Services in the Western Indian Ocean

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    Chapter 1 The Western Indian Ocean: A Wealth of Life-Supporting Ecosystem Goods and Services
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    Chapter 2 Species Composition of Fisheries Resources of the Tana and Sabaki Estuaries in the Malindi-Ungwana Bay, Kenya
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    Chapter 3 Are Peri-Urban Mangroves Vulnerable? An Assessment Through Litter Fall Studies
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    Chapter 4 The Importance of the Thukela River Estuary, East Coast of South Africa, for the Biology of the Near-Shore Environment and Associated Human Aspects: A Review
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    Chapter 5 The Mangroves of Ambanja and Ambaro Bays, Northwest Madagascar: Historical Dynamics, Current Status and Deforestation Mitigation Strategy
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    Chapter 6 Tana Delta and Sabaki Estuaries of Kenya: Freshwater and Sediment Input, Upstream Threats and Management Challenges
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    Chapter 7 Integrated Water Resources Management in a Changing Climate: The Implication of Anthropogenic Activities on the Tana and Athi/Sabaki Rivers Water System for Sustainable Development
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    Chapter 8 The Socioeconomic Causes and Impacts of Modification of Tana River Flow Regime
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    Chapter 9 Hydrodynamic Modelling on Transport, Dispersion and Deposition of Suspended Particulate Matter in Pangani Estuary, Tanzania
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    Chapter 10 Tanzanian Reef Building Corals May Succumb to Bleaching Events: Evidences from Coral-Symbiodinium Symbioses
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    Chapter 11 Estuarine Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts Associated with Upland Agricultural Irrigation and Hydropower Developments: The Case of Rufiji and Pangani Estuaries, Tanzania
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    Chapter 12 The Rufiji Estuary: Climate Change, Anthropogenic Pressures, Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptive Management Strategies
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    Chapter 13 Small Estuarine and Non-Estuarine Mangrove Ecosystems of Tanzania: Overlooked Coastal Habitats?
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    Chapter 14 Limpopo Estuary Mangrove Transformation, Rehabilitation and Management
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    Chapter 15 Re-thinking Estuarine Ecosystem Governance in the WIO Region
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    Chapter 16 Mapping Factors That Contribute to Coral Reef Resilience Using In situ and Satellite Data in East Africa
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    Chapter 17 Coral Recruitment and Coral Reef Resilience on Pemba Island, Tanzania
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    Chapter 18 The Hydrodynamics of the Incomati Estuary – An Alternative Approach to Estimate the Minimum Environmental Flow
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    Chapter 19 Estuary Management in South Africa – An Overview of the Challenges and Progress Made to Date
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    Chapter 20 Future Outlook: The Importance of a Science and Ecosystem-Based Approach for the Sustainable Management of Estuaries and Their Life-Supporting Ecosystem Services in the Western Indian Ocean
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    Chapter 21 Erratum: Estuaries: A Lifeline of Ecosystem Services in the Western Indian Ocean
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Estuaries: A Lifeline of Ecosystem Services in the Western Indian Ocean
Published by
Springer International Publishing, January 2015
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-25370-1
978-3-31-925368-8, 978-3-31-925370-1

Salif Diop, Peter Antonius Scheren, John Ferdinand Machiwa

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Kenya 1 2%
Malaysia 1 2%
South Africa 1 2%
Unknown 55 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 14 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 24%
Researcher 12 21%
Unspecified 7 12%
Student > Postgraduate 3 5%
Other 8 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 19 33%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 22%
Unspecified 11 19%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 6 10%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2 3%
Other 7 12%