Biology and ecology of mangroves by Colin D. Woodroffe (auth.), Howard J. Teas (eds.)

By Colin D. Woodroffe (auth.), Howard J. Teas (eds.)

`...this publication ... varieties an invaluable addition to literature on mangroves. I may still suggest its buy to associations with an curiosity within the fields of marine botany and estuarine biology.'
S.-A. magazine of Botany, 52:4 (1986)
`...comprehensive and the subject material is laid out truly. The textual content is easily illustrated with pictures and diagrams that are of a excessive usual. every one article includes a listing of references on the way to be beneficial to staff in these fields. ...invaluable to senior scholars, lecturers and study employees within the box of marine botany and estuarine biology...'
Journal of South American Botany, 50 (1984)

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The soils of the area are described by Gunn (1972a). Additional features of the physical environment are contained in Lucas and De Keyser (1965), De Keyser and Lucas (1968) and Whitaker and Gibson (1977). Climate This area of Cape York Peninsula has a subhumid to humid tropical climate with marked with wet and dry seasons. According to Nix and Kalma (1972), shifts of the intertropical convergence zone dominate the climate of the region. During the dry season (May to October) whilst southeasterly Trade winds prevail, the intertropical convergence zone is well to the north of the Australian continent and dry relatively cool weather and only very light rainfalls occur.

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