Get the CIFOR publications update

CIFOR publishes over 400 publications every year on forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy, agroforestry and much more in multiple languages.

SWAMP: Sustainable Wetlands Adaptation and Mitigation Program

SWAMP: Sustainable Wetlands Adaptation and Mitigation Program

The overall goal of the program is to provide policy makers with credible scientific information needed to make sound decisions relating to the role of tropical wetlands in climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies.

SWAMP objectives include

  • Quantify greenhouse gas emissions and C stocks from both intact wetlands and sites that have undergone land cover or management changes
  • To develop ecosystem C-dynamics modeling tools suitable for tropical wetlands to support policy-relevant analyses. To scale-up local field study results to landscape, province, country, and global scales via remote sensing and spatially explicit land use cover change modeling
  • To build the capacity of the policy community through dialogues and briefings; and of the resource management and scientific communities through research and technical transfer activities.

Authors: CIFOR;

Topic: wetlands,mangroves,climate change,adaptation,mitigation,policy

Pages: 2p

Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2014

DOI: 10.17528/cifor/004076


Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Altmetric score:

Download Option:

Export Citation

Related viewing

Top

CIFOR website usability survey

We're conducting research on our website and we'd love to hear from you about your experience on cifor.org. This will help us make improvements and prioritize new features. The survey should only take 5 minutes, and your responses are completely anonymous.

If you have any questions about the survey, please email us: cifor@cgiar.org

We really appreciate your input!

Start survey
I don’t want to participate
Remind me later