Mangroves of Western South Atlantic (Tropical and Subtropical WSAOBIS, BRAZIL)
Entry ID: Mangroves_WSAOBIS

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Summary
Abstract: 'Despite their strategic importance, mangroves are under threat worldwide. They are sacrificed for salt pans, aquaculture ponds, housing developments, roads, port facilities, hotels, golf courses, and farms. And they die from a thousand indirect cuts: oil spills, chemical pollution, sediment overload, and disruption of their sensitive water and salinity balance. Calls for mangrove conservation ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -0.4   S: -28.5   E: -36.51   W: -48.02
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 10 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabio Lang da Silveira and Rubens M. Lopes
Dataset Title: Mangroves of Western South Atlantic
Dataset Release Date: 24 December 2009
Dataset Release Place: Sao Paulo City
Version: 1.0
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1954-06-01
Stop Date: 2004-08-31
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 100 m
Longitude Resolution: 100 m
ISO Topic Category
Quality Reference collection of organisms available at different research institutions in Brazil. Taxonomy checked in ITIS, CoL and WoRMS.
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Data Center
International Ocean Biogeographic Information System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.iobis.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EDWARD VANDEN BERGHE
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at iobis.org
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 55 (11) 3091-7619
Fax: 55 (11) 3091-7802
Email: fldsilve at usp.br
Contact Address:
Departamento de Zoologia, IB USP - Caixa Postal 11461
City: Sao Paulo
Province or State: Sao Paulo
Postal Code: 05422-970
Country: BRAZIL
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-01-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-06-21
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