Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) scientist Yosuke Okimoto holds a mangrove root to be assessed for carbon stock. In CIFOR's study on above-ground and below-ground biomass in mangrove ecosystems, part of Sustainable Wetlands Adaptation and Mitigation Program (SWAMP). Kubu Raya, West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Photo by Kate Evans/CIFOR
Related research publication on mangrove:
Mangroves among the most carbon-rich forests in the tropics
Carbon storage in mangrove and peatland ecosystems
For more information about CIFOR’s wetlands research visit: cifor.org/swamp
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