Storm protection by mangroves in Orissa

an analysis of the 1999 super cyclone
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South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics , Kathmandu
StatementSaudamini Das
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p.
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Open LibraryOL24425614M
LC Control Number2010327137

The role of mangroves in coastal risk reduction 13 Mangroves reduce wave damage 14 Mangroves reduce damage from large storms 16 Mangroves can help to reduce tsunami damage 18 Mangroves reduce erosion and bind soils together 20 Mangroves may keep up with sea level rise 22 Section 3.

Managing mangroves for coastal defence Downloadable. This study assesses the storm protection role afforded by mangroves. It uses data on human casualties, damages to houses and livestock losses suffered in the Kendrapada district of the State of Orissa during the super cyclone of October The cyclone (of T 7 category) devastated 12 of the 30 districts of Orissa causing 9, human casualties andlivestock deaths, and.

Examining the Storm Protection Services of Mangroves of Orissa during the Cyclone Article (PDF Available) in Economic and political weekly 46(24) June with 64 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Although mangroves evidently saved fewer lives than an early warning issued by the government, the retention of remaining mangroves in Orissa is economically justified even without considering the many benefits they provide to human society besides storm-protection by:   Adaptation to climate change includes addressing sea-level rise (SLR) and increased storm surges in many coastal areas.

Mangroves can substantially reduce vulnerability of the adjacent coastal land from inundation but SLR poses a threat to the future of mangroves. This paper quantifies coastal protection services of mangroves for 42 developing countries in the current climate, and a Cited by:   Storm protection service of mangrove is often undervalued.

This paper empirically assessed the damage avoided by the Sundarbans mangrove forest in 15 villages of southwest coastal Bangladesh, considering the super cyclone Sidr as reference point. The extent of damage of the cyclone was estimated for three situations: (1) villages protected by mangrove and within a polder, (2) villages Cited by: 3.

Downloadable. This paper estimates the storm protection benefits due to mangroves during the super cyclone of in Orissa. By combining GIS data with census information, the paper examines the mangrove mediated effects on residential property in the Kendrapada district of Orissa. The protective role of coastal forests, particularly mangroves, has remained under-researched and this paper addresses this shortfall by looking at the role of the mangrove forest of Orissa.

The work analyses human casualties and the damage to static properties like residential houses witnessed in Kendrapada district during the cyclone of. Valuing ecosystem functions: An empirical study on the storm protection function of Bhitarkanika mangrove ecosystem, India March Environmental Conservation 32(01) - the storm protection benefits due to mangroves during the super cyclone of in Orissa.

By combining GIS data with census information, the paper examines the mangrove mediated effects on residential property in the Kendrapada district of Orissa. Mangroves as protection from storm surges in a changing climate (English) Abstract.

Adaptation to climate change includes addressing sea level rise and increased storm surges in many coastal areas.

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Mangroves can substantially reduce the vulnerability of the adjacent coastal land from inundation and erosion. However, climate change poses Cited by: Mangroves are salt tolerant plant species found in the inter-tidal regions along the creeks and estuaries near the coast, on the river mouth.

They play a very significant role in protecting the hinterland against (i) cyclones and (ii) the ingress of sea water during tidal surge. Mangroves stabilize coastal land mass against sea erosion. Mangroves shield coastal villages from cyclones.

Storm protection by mangroves in Orissa: an analysis of the super cyclone. Coronavirus News In-depth Blogs Videos Book Store Africa Climate Agriculture Gobar Times डाउन टू.

Mangroves cut coastal deaths during cyclones — but their effectiveness during tsunamis is inconclusive, says a new study. Frompart of the Guardian Environment Network. Delhi, studied of the role of mangroves during the cyclone. Her work examines the extent to which mangroves protected people, livestock and residential buildings from the storm.

She concludes that mangrove This policy brief is based on a forthcoming SANDEE working paper, ‘Valuation of the Storm Protection Services of the Mangroves of Orissa’ by.

Mangroves growing in tidal flats in Florida provide wildlife habitat, erosion control and protection against storm surges. the retention of the remaining mangroves in Orissa is economically. Orissa Review * February - March - 63 Mangrove on the Gulf: These mangroves are distributed in the Gulf of Cambay and Kutch.

The Mangroves of coral reef: The mangroves scattered in the Lakshdeep and Minicoy Islands of Arabian sea comes under this category.

Mangroves of Orissa The mangroves of the Orissa coastal areaFile Size: KB. by mangroves, one unprotected by mangroves, and the third possessing an embankment on its seaward side.

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Attitude surveys were carried out in 10% of the households in 35 villages located in the Bhitarkanika Conservation Area to assess local people’s perceptions regarding the. Bhitarkanika Mangroves is a mangrove wetland in Odisha, India, covering an area of km ( mi) in the Brahmani and Baitarani river deltas.

The Bhitarkanika Mangroves were zamindari forests untilwhen the government of Odisha abolished the zamindari system, and put the zamindari forests in the control of the state forest : km² ( sq mi).

Das, Saudamini, Examining the Storm Protection Services of Mangroves of Orissa during the Cyclone. Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XLVI, No 24, pp Parikh, Jyoti and S. Das, Gender Audit of the National Energy Policy in India, e-net Issue 2/, Gender and Energy (on line).

Vincent, J R and Saudamini Das,   The ecosystem services provided by mangroves are often ignored in the ongoing process of mangrove conversion. Services provided by the Bhitarkanika mangrove ecosystem in India and estimated cyclone damage avoided in three selected villages, taking the cyclone of as a reference point, were valued by assessing the socio-economic status of the villages, the cyclone damage to Cited by: Mangroves as Protection from Storm Surges in a Changing Climate Brian Blankespoor Susmita Dasgupta Glenn-Marie Lange Development Data Group Surveys and Methods Team & human resources at risk due to loss of coastal protection from mangroves in a changing climate, and the potential for adaptation.

Cited by: Mangroves can reduce storm surge water levels by slowing the flow of water and reducing surface waves. Therefore mangroves can potentially play a role in coastal defence and disaster risk reduction, either alone or alongside other risk reduction measures such as early warning systems and engineered coastal defence structures (e.g.

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sea walls). Mangroves in Odisha sustain the ecological security of the coastal areas as well as livelihood security of the thousand of fisherman and other who leave in these areas. The mangrove belt in Kendrapada district called the Bhitarkanika mangrove forests, comprising areas between in the Dhamara mouth to Barunei on the coast, has been notified as.

This indicates that mangroves can provide storm protection when they exist in large, continuous patches, but that otherwise they can worsen storm damage. Such observation is also supported by studies that have found habitat size and vegetation features to be influencing the surge attenuation service provided by coastal marshes, mangroves, sea Cited by: as a storm protection measure along the Orissa coast were ineffective in preventing damage; rather, they caused Adger, W.N., Kelly, P.M.

& Tri, N.H. () Valuing the products destruction to olive ridley sea turtle Lepidochelys olivacea and services of mangrove restoration. factors in the vulnerability of coastal villages to cyclones and storm surge.

Natural Hazards, Vol. 64, DOI: /s Das, Saudamini, Examining the Storm Protection Services of Mangroves of Orissa during the Cyclone. Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XLVI, No 24, pp File Size: KB. STATUS OF MANGROVES IN Odisha The mangroves all along the Odisha coast are threatened due to high density of population in these areas and competing demand for land for agriculture and prawn farming.

The mangrove belt in Kendrapada district called the Bhitarkanika mangrove forests, comprising areas between in the Dhamara mouth to Barunei on the coast, has been notified as Bhitarkanika. The Bhitarkanika mangroves, which is the major mangrove wetland of Orissa, occupies an area of about ha and declared as a Wildlife Sanctuary.

Among the Indian mangroves the highest diversity of mangrove plants occurs in the Bhitarkanika and hence, it has been identified as one of the important mangrove genetic resource centres of the world. Mangroves of Orissa Coast and their Ecology gives information about the topogrphy of Orissa (India), the river system and mangrove environment, the climate, soil, water salinity, vegatation.

Details about the single mangrove species are also provided. The book contains b/w pictures and drawings. The book focuses on the need for bridging the knowledge systems of ecology and economics and, as such, will be of interest to researchers, environmentalists, economists, and development practitioners.

Storm Protection Value of Mangroves in Coastal Orissa Environmental Protection: The Role of Regulatory System in India. Lekha Mukhopadhyay.We chose the mangroves for several reasons.

We liked the idea of having our boat in the water. Liked the wind coverage we got from them. We liked that we had friends’ around to weather the storm with. But the best part was the strong root systems and flexible branches that the mangroves provide to tie into.The Odisha cyclone (IMD designation JTWC designation 05B) was the most intense recorded tropical cyclone in the North Indian Ocean and among the most destructive in the region.

The Odisha cyclone organized into a tropical depression in the Andaman Sea on 25 October, though its origins could be traced back to an area of convection in the Sulu Sea four days : $ billion ( USD).