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Using Allometric Equations to Estimate Mangrove Biomass and Carbon Stock in Demta Bay, Papua Province, Indonesia
Ervina Indrayani 1, 2  
,   John Dominggus Kalor 1, 2  
,   Maklon Warpur 1, 2  
,   Baigo Hamuna 1, 2  
 
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Department of Marine Science and Fisheries, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Cenderawasih University, Kamp Wolker Street, Jayapura City 99315, Papua Province, Indonesia
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Center for Marine and Fisheries Resources Studies, Cenderawasih University, Kamp Wolker Street, Jayapura City 99315, Papua Province, Indonesia
AUTOR DO KORESPONDENCJI
Baigo Hamuna   

Cenderawasih University, Kamp Wolker Street, Jayapura City 99315, Papua Province, Indonesia
Data publikacji: 01-05-2021
 
J. Ecol. Eng. 2021; 22(5):263–271
 
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The mangrove ecological services as carbon sinks and storage are very useful in the efforts to mitigate global warming and climate change. In this study, the above and below-ground biomass, carbon stock, as well as carbon sequestration by the mangroves in Demta Bay, Papua Province, Indonesia were estimated. Allometric equations were used to determine the mangrove biomass in 36 observation plots. The biomass value was used to determine carbon stock and estimate carbon sequestration. Nine mangrove species were found in Demta Bay, with the contribution of mangrove species to biomass (AGB and BGB) in the following order: Rhizophora apiculata > Rhizophora mucronata > Bruguiera gymnorhiza > Bruguiera cylindrica > Heritiera Littoralis > Xylocarpus molucensis > Rhizophora stylosa > Avicennia marina > Sonneratia caseolaris. The average mangrove biomass was estimated at 174.20 ± 68.14 t/ha (AGB = 117.62 ± 45.68 t/ha and BGB = 56.58 ± 22.49 t/ha). The carbon stocks in mangroves at the Ambora site were higher than the Tarfia and Yougapsa sites, averaging 123.57 ± 30.49 t C/ha, 81.64 ± 25.29 t C/ha, and 56.09 ± 39.03 t C/ha, respectively. The average carbon stock in the mangrove ecosystem of Demta Bay is estimated at 87.10 ± 34.07 t C/ha or equivalent to 319.37 ± 124.92 t CO2 e/ha. The results of this study indicate that the mangrove ecosystem in Demta Bay stores quite high carbon stocks, so it is necessary to maintain it with sustainable management. Therefore, climate change mitigation is not only done by reducing the carbon emission levels but also needs to be balanced by maintaining the mangrove ecosystem services as carbon sinks and sequestration