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Aboveground Biomass Data Collected in 2016-17 from Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

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Publication Date
Start Date
2016-03-22
End Date
2017-09-01

Citation

Peneva-Reed, E.I., and Zhu, Z., 2019, Aboveground biomass data collected in 2016-17 from Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9JAE5JC.

Summary

Aboveground Biomass Data from Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. Plot data includes X and Y location, downed dead wood (DDW) count, mangrove species identification, and site descriptions. Species information was recorded for Bruguiera gymnorhiza, Sonneratia alba, Xylocarpus granatum, Lumnitzera littorea, Rhizophora apiculata, Rhizophora lamarckii, Rhizophora mucronata, Rhizophora stylosa and Ceriops tagal. Mangroves were inventoried for species identification, diameter at breast height (DBH), height, and dead status.

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Elitsa I Peneva-Reed
Originator :
Elitsa I Peneva-Reed, Zhiliang Zhu
Metadata Contact :
Elitsa I Peneva-Reed
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Climate Adaptation Science Centers
USGS Mission Area :
Land Resources

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Purpose

These data were collected to analyze carbon stocks of mangrove forests and to inform conservation and management decisions as well as to provide feedback to a larger mangrove vulnerability assessment.

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