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Climate Regulation as a Service from Estuarine and Coastal Ecosystems

Heckbert, Scott; Costanza, Robert; Poloczanska, ES; Richardson, Anthony J.

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Coastal regions, at the interface between terrestrial and oceanic ecosystems, play an important role in global biogeochemical cycles. This chapter reviews the climate regulation services of estuarine and coastal ecosystems (ECEs) including tidal salt marshes, mangroves, seagrass beds, macroalgal forests, coral reefs, and coastal shelf ecosystems. ECEs regulate global and regional climates by sequestering or releasing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHGs). ECEs are extremely...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49859
Book Title: Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science
DOI: /10.1016/B978-0-12-374711-2.01211-0

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