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Mangrove and Tsunami: Between Myth and Reality

Yaman, Maheran and Nik Abdul Rahman, Nik Ismail Azlan (2009) Mangrove and Tsunami: Between Myth and Reality. Working Paper. IIUM. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Abstract A lot of discussion has been generated on the role and effectiveness of mangrove on the aftermath of the destructive tsunami tragedy of December 26, 2005. Most pointed to the effect of mangrove in breaking the waves of tsunami rendering less casualties along the coastal areas. The characteristics of the mangrove ecosystem to an extent help to diffuse the impact of the tsunami. However, certain issues goes with the reality in creating the buffer against tsunami. This paper discuss the myth and reality of the impact of tsunami by the mangrove forest

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Additional Information: 2738/13324
Uncontrolled Keywords: mangrove, tsunami, planting effect, strateg
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Asst. Prof. Dr Maheran Yaman
Date Deposited: 28 May 2013 18:46
Last Modified: 28 May 2013 18:46
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/13324

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