Hurricane Erika, despite strong westerlies just to her west, gets her act together. Note the dense central overcast and the well developed, compact eye.View an MPG Movie of her intensification!
II. General Facts about mangroves
III. Types of Mangroves
A. Black Mangroves
B. Red Mangroves
C. White Mangroves
V. Human Effects
B. Prevention Programs for Mangroves/ Policies
1996 Mangrove Trimming and Preservation Act
C. Salinity Unbalancing
The importance of in the Marine Ecosystem
1996 Mangrove Trimming and Preservation Act, Florida Statutes, http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/wetlands/docs/mangroves/mtpa96.pdf.
Arny, Nancy P. and Law Beverly E. University of Florida. Cooperative Extension Service. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. http://www.sfrc.ufl.edu/Extension/pubtxt/for43.htm.
Blaxland, Beth. Mangroves. (2002). Chelsea House Publishers: Broomall.
Burnie, David. Eyewitness Books TREE. (1988). Alfre A. Knopf: New York.
Davidson, Osha Gray. The Enchanted Braid: Coming to Terms with Nature on the Coral Reef. (1998). John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: New York.
Lodge, Thomas. The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem. (1994). St. Lucie Press: Delray Beach.
Maser, Chris & Sedell, James R. From the Forest to the Sea: The Ecology of Wood in Streams, Rivers, Estuaries, & Oceans. (1994). St. Lucie Press: Delray Beach.
Mattson, Robert A. The Living Ocean. (1991). Enslow Publishers, Inc.: Hillside.
Petrides, George A. The Field Guide to Eastern Trees: Eastern United States and Canada. (1988). Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston.
Thomas, Peter. Trees: Their Natural History. (2000). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.
Tudge, Colin. A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They Matter: The Tree. (2005). Crown Publishers: New York.
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