A first look at blue carbon storage in Mexican desert mangroves
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Ezcurra, Paula; Ezcurra, Exequiel; Garcillan, Pedro; Costa, Matthew; Aburto-Oropeza, Octavio (2017): A first look at blue carbon storage in Mexican desert mangroves. In dataMares: Ecosystem Dynamics. UC San Diego Library Digital Collections. http://doi.org/10.6075/J0JM27T1
Sediments cores collection in two beaches of the gulf of California, Bahia Magdalena and Playa Balandra. This data present a preliminary analysis of Mexican desert mangrove carbon context, and species source of belowground peat tissue.
Using an open-faced soil sampler (Oakfield Apparatus), we cored into the substrate in 40-cm increments (the length of the corer). We described each distinct sediment layer along each core using the Geotechnical Gauge guide (W. F. McCollough) for color and texture definitions.
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Software used: Microsoft Excel. Coordinate system: WGS1984.
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Ezcurra P, Ezcurra E, Garcillan PP, Costa MT, Aburto-Oropeza O (2016) Coastal landforms and accumulation of mangrove peat increase carbon sequestration and storage. PNAS 113:4404-4409. http://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1519774113
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