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Timber volumes in the mangrove forests of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

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Published by Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in cooperation with Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mangrove plants -- Micronesia -- Pohnpei Island.,
  • Timber -- Micronesia -- Pohnpei Island.

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    StatementEdwin Q.P. Petteys ... [et al.].
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service resource bulletin PSW -- 19., Resource bulletin PSW -- 19.
    ContributionsPetteys, Edwin Q. P., Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.), Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 2 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15336615M

    Ant Atoll is a large, stunning coral reef atoll that is as an important refuge for biodiversity in Micronesia. In , UNESCO recognized Ant Atoll as a World Biosphere Reserve. The atoll is uninhabited, with the exception of one small settlement. Tourists come to dive and snorkel, and colonies of seabirds nest there. Ant Atoll [ ]. Today on Pohnpei, sakau is served in small bars on the islands. The most important function of the drink, however, is serving it at traditional feasts and activities in the traditional manner. Pohnpei - Federated States of Micronesia. Micronesia Postcards and Picture Galleries. Oceania Postcards and Picture Galleries. Jane Resture's Oceania Page. The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) consists of islands and includes (from west to east) the states of Yap, Chuuk (formerly Truk), Pohnpei (formerly Ponape), and Kosrae. Micronesia covers about square kilometers of land ( square miles), has a coastline of 6, kilometers (3, miles) and is scattered over more than million. Home Thorn Tree Country forums Pacific Islands & Papua New Guinea Micronesia, Federated States of Budget Accommodation Chuuk/Pohnpei. Thorn Tree Country forums Pacific Islands & Papua New Guinea Micronesia, Federated States of .

    The Federated States of Micronesia is a country spread across the western Pacific Ocean comprising more than islands. Micronesia is made up of 4 islands. The Carolinian archipelago was sighted by European navigators in the 16th century. In the Spanish captain Francisco Lezcano named Yap Island "La Carolina" after King Charles II of.


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Timber volumes in the mangrove forests of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. Berkeley, Calif.: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in cooperation with Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book.

Introduction. Mangroves are the Federated Timber volumes in the mangrove forests of Pohnpei of Micronesia's (FSM) most accessible and most exploited forests, representing 14% of the total land area and about 19% of the total standing timber volume (MacLean et al., ).Mangroves feature prominently in Micronesian subsistence, supplying housepoles, sawtimber, fencing, posts, fuelwood, wood for handicrafts Cited by: islands.

Kosrae and Pohnpei are the tallest of the islands ( and m, respectively). The more western islands are older and lower; the highest points Table 1 Distribution of mangrove forests and inventory plots in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and Palau Geographic unit Total land area (ha) Total area surveyed (ha) Mangrove area (ha).

Island Trek. The FSM offers an amazingly diverse range of natural ecosystems, from the world’s lowest elevation cloud forests, tropical rain forests, agro-forests, freshwater “Redwood” wetlands, giant taro swamps, large and varied mangrove tracts, to some of the world’s most pristine coral reefs, sea-grass meadows and estuaries and lagoons.

Volume equations were constructed for five species of mangrove trees on volcanic high islands of Micronesia in the north Pacific Ocean, where islands that span a distance of more than km from east to west are Timber volumes in the mangrove forests of Pohnpei by a gradient of rainfall from to mm/year and a range of typhoon frequency from less than one per century to several per by: Pohnpei "upon (pohn) a stone altar (pei)" (formerly known as Ponape or Ascension) is an island of the Senyavin Islands which are part of the larger Caroline Islands group.

It belongs Timber volumes in the mangrove forests of Pohnpei Pohnpei State, one of the four states in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). Major population centers on Pohnpei include Palikir, the FSM's capital, and Kolonia, the capital of Pohnpei nt bodies of water: Timber volumes in the mangrove forests of Pohnpei Ocean.

History. Pohnpei, when it was a district of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, initially contained Kosrae, which was a municipality of the district. Geography.

The state of Pohnpei is located in the Pacific Ocean. It is located near the eastern end of the Caroline Islands and is about midway between Honolulu and land area of Pohnpei state is given as Country: Federated States of Micronesia.

trees for poles and timber (in Pohnpei and Palau). Extensive butt rot was observed in many older mangrove stands, especially in stands with high proportions of Sonneratia alba and Xylocarpus granatum. Introduction Death of trees in the mangroves has been reported for many islands in Micronesia.

In someAuthor: Phil G. Cannon, Margie Falanruw, Francis Ruegorong, Rich MacKenzie, Katie Friday, Amy L. Ross-Davis. #pohnpei #fsm #micronesia If you're looking for a lesser known, off the grid, destination for adventure, Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) should be added to your bucket list for.

The Federated States of Micronesia are located on the Caroline Federated States of Micronesia book in the western Pacific Ocean. The history of the modern Federated States of Micronesia is one of settlement by Micronesians; colonization by Spain, Germany, and Japan; United Nations trusteeship under United States-administered Trust Territory of Timber volumes in the mangrove forests of Pohnpei Pacific Islands; and gradual independence.

Kosrae is the smallest and easternmost state in the Federated States of Micronesia. It lies more than 2, miles southwest Federated States of Micronesia book Hawaii and is home to about 7, friendly, religious, self Author: Ken Jackson.

Micronesia, Federated States of The nation has abundant forestry resources, particularly on the high islands, consisting of approximat ha (37, acres) of forests. Two privately owned commercial sawmills are operated on Pohnpei; one in Kitti logging mangrove cedar, and one in Kolonia utilizing upland timber.

[>^^^ji^gnjted States (fi 4ri^» Department of V^ K ^/ Agriculture Forest Service Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station Resource Bulletin PSW V " 4 "^Z Vegetation Survey of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia Colin D.

Maclean Marjnrie V. Falanruw Thomas G. Cole Alan H. Ambacher Craig D. Whitesell The Authors: COLIN D. Dead, downed wood is an important component of upland forest and aquatic ecosystems, but its role in wetland ecosystems, including mangroves, is poorly understood.

We measured downed wood in ten sites on the western Pacific islands of Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap, all located within the Federated States of Micronesia. Our goals were to examine patterns of variability in the Cited by: The island of Pohnpei (N E) lies about halfway between Hawaii and the Philipines in the recently formed country of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) (Fig.

Pohnpei State is made up of one large volcanic island and six inhabited atolls, with most of its square miles on Pohnpei Island. Its population is 34, (census ). Schreiner and Nafus' () guide to the butterflies of Micronesia included all the spe-cies known from the Federated States of Mi-cronesia (FSM), but distribution records were for the most part.

Nan Madol: A true World Heritage site - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, at Tripadvisor.4/5(). Timber volumes in the mangrove forests of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia / (Berkeley, Calif.: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in cooperation with Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, []), by Edwin Q.

Petteys, Or.) Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, and Calif. major mangrove communities of Pohnpei Island in the Federated States of Micronesia in to observe the forest dynamics and productivity (Fujimoto et al., ).

This paper describes the forest dynamics, estimates aboveground productivity, and discusses the carbon se-questration ability of these forests. Pohnpei has protected all of its mangrove forests and 51 km2 of its interior forests as a watershed reserve.

Types and Severity of Threats A current threat to the tropical moist forests comes from the expanding commercial cultivation of sakau (Piper methysticum) on the three high islands.

Hotels near Kepirohi Waterfall, Pohnpei on Tripadvisor: Find traveler reviews, candid photos, and prices for hotels near Kepirohi Waterfall in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.

Vegetation survey of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia / Related Titles. Series: Resource bulletin ; PSW By. MacLean, Colin D. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.) Type.

Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Mangrove Bay Hotel - Dolonier Nett Pohnpei, Kolonia, Pohnpei, Micronesia - Rated based on 82 Reviews "A good lunch spot for a leisurely lunch /5(82). United States Department of. Vegetation Survey of Yap, Agriculture.

Federated States of Micronesia. Forest Service. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. Marjorie C. Falanruw Craig D. Whitesell Thomas G. Cole. Resource Bulletin PSW Cited by: Federated States of Micronesia.

Multiple observations within a hour period are taken at five stations in Chuuk State, six in Pohnpei State (including Kosrae State) and three in Yap State.

In addition, there are two single-observation-a-day climate stations in Pohnpei and seven single-observation-a-day rainfall stations in Yap. A six-month-long study was conducted of the fate of turbid river plumes from the Enipein watershed in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.

Pohnpei is. the Federated States of Micronesia (9o33′ N, o09′ E). Yap is composed of four islands separated only by mangrove-lined channels. The total land area is about ha. Mangrove forests comprise about 12% of the land area. The climate in Yapis humid, warm and tropical, with an average annual temperature of 27°C and an average rainfall of.

- "Micronesia is a subregion of Oceania, comprising thousands of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean. It has a shared cultural history with two other island regions, Polynesia to the east and Melanesia to the south.".

See more ideas about Federated states of micronesia, Small island and Island pins. Micronesia The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is a grouping of small islands in the Western Pacific just north of the equator. They are spread over an area of 2, km2.

They consist of four States: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae (from west to east). Their land area is quite small, amounting to approximately km2. The capital is. UH–CTAHR Piggery mpacts to ater uality of Streams in Pohnpei, FM WI-3 June Figure 1.

Map of the island of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, showing 50 piggery assessment sites (pink dots), seven stream profile sampling sites (labeled with names), and 41 bridge crossings (blue dots) used as sample collection sites. Litter production, accumulation, and decomposition were examined on the seaward and landward sides of a long-term mangrove research site on Pohnpei Island, the Federated States of Micronesia, to estimate the contribution of litter deposited on the mangrove forest floor to carbon accumulation in mangrove by: 4.

Vegetation of the Federated States of Micronesia, compiled from individual files for Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Yap.

Purpose: PacIOOS provides timely, reliable, and accurate ocean information to support a safe, clean, productive ocean and resilient coastal zone in the U.S.

Pacific Islands region. Pohnpei has also been one of the epicenters of kava culture in the South Pacific, a feature that now helps Pohnpei attract interested visitors from all over the world. Pohnpei is located in the eastern end of the Caroline island chain, about midway between Manila, in the Philippines, and Oahu in the Hawaiian archipelago.

We quantified ecosystem C stocks at the seaward, interior, and upland edges of mangroves in the Republic of Palau and Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. The relatively high aboveground biomass coupled with carbon-rich soils resulted in the presence of large ecosystem carbon stocks compared to other tropical by:   Country Profile and Guide to the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)- National Travel Guidebook and Handbook - Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, Earthquakes, Typhoons (Two CD-ROM Set) [U.S.

Government] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Country Profile and Guide to the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)- National Author: U.S. Government.

Micronesia, Federated States of Geography. Location: Oceania, island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia Geographic coordinates: 6 55 N, 15 E Map references: Oceania Area: total: sq km land: sq km water: 0 sq km.

Yap Islands State, Federated States of Micronesia Much of Yap is currently open savanna resulting from high pre-contact human densities (Nakano et al, in Mueller-Dombois & Fosberg ).

The remaining tropical dry forest is largely secondary and contains a mixture of native and cultivated species. Joy is one of the cheaper options on Pohnpei, but still not good value for 80$ per night. The manager told me that he rarely gets tourists these days.

Overwhelmingly his main customer base is people coming to Pohnpei for business. (In the 90ies there used to. Geology and hydrogeology of the island of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (Technical report) [Steven R Spengler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Books shelved as micronesia: Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore, My Urohs by Emelihter Kihleng, The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagi. socioeconomic pdf of agroforestry and livelihoods on a small island developing state: pdf case study of pohnpei, federated states of micronesia by walter mark drew a dissertation presented to the graduate school of the university of florida in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy university of florida.Earlier referred to as Ponape, Pohnpei is an island in the Pacific Ocean, surrounded by a large reef.

It is one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia and is also the largest and most densely populated of the odd Micronesian islands.Ebook of Micronesia–FSM, P.O. Box Kolonia, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia E-mail: [email protected] and [email protected] Abstract—From May 28 to June 5,sixty-three m2 stations were surveyed throughout the five municipality lagoon waters of Pohnpei Island to evaluate the densities and distribution of potential.