Climate change and its risk reduction by mangrove ecosystem of Bangladesh

Barua, Prabal and Chowdhury, Shahnawaz and Sarker, Subrata (2010) Climate change and its risk reduction by mangrove ecosystem of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Research Publication Journal, 4(3), 3. pp. 208-225.

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Abstract

Climate change is amongst the most dreaded problems of the new millennium. Bangladesh is a coastal country bounded by Bay of Bengal on its southern part and here natural disasters are an ongoing part of human life. This paper discusses about the possible impact of climate change through tropical cyclones, storm surges, coastal erosion and sea level rise in the coastal community of Bangladesh and how they cope with these extreme events by the help of mangrove ecosystem. Both qualitative and quantitative discussions are made by collected data from different research work those are conducted in Bangladesh. Mangrove ecosystem provides both goods and services for coastal community, helps to improve livelihood options and protect them from natural disaster by providing variety of environmental support

Item Type: Article
Title: Climate change and its risk reduction by mangrove ecosystem of Bangladesh
Personal Creator/Author:
CreatorsEmail
Barua, Prabalprabalims@gmail.com
Chowdhury, Shahnawazsnawaz11@yahoo.com
Sarker, Subratasubrata59@gmail.com
Refereed: Yes
Journal or Publication Title: Bangladesh Research Publication Journal
Article Number: 3
Volume: 4
Number: 3
Page Range: pp. 208-225
Date: 2010
ISSN: 1998-2003
Funders: Institute of Marine Sciences and Fisheries, University of Chittagong
Contact Email Address: prabalims@gmail.com
Additional Information: Climate Change issue of Bangladesh
Subjects: Atmospheric Sciences
Environment
Item ID: 4616
Depositing User: Mr. Prabal Barua
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2010 18:39
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 16:09
Related URLs:
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/4616

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