How Mangroves Resist Natural Disaster?

  • Abhijit Mitra


A natural disaster (e.g. volcanic eruption, earthquake, landslide and tsunami) is the consequence of transformation of a potential hazard into physical event and its subsequent adverse impact on human beings. Natural disasters are caused by several agents that may be broadly divided into climatic and geological components (Table 3.1).


Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge Mangrove Forest Mangrove Species Mangrove Ecosystem 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abhijit Mitra
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  1. 1.Department of Marine ScienceUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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