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Mangroves Swamps (Video)

Mangroves are the meeting place of rivers and oceans. Surviving in these harsh ecosystems isn't easy and many species living in mangroves are specialized or ...
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*Contains Plant Characteristics (3:58 and 4:36)

 Soil/Water Quality Characteristics (5:22)

 Animal Characteristics (5:59)


Relevance: This video is loaded with informational details about the plants, tides and organisms in a mangrove swamp.  It has a scholarly level of information about the plants and organisms that live in the area and the viewers are able to see the atmosphere themselves.


Authority: 5050 Community has televised various programs that inform the public of the South African areas for 25 years.  Ntoks interviews environmentalists from the mangrove swamp who get the opportunity to see the changes in the swamp day by day.


Accuracy: The source clearly matches the topic through its evaluation of the swamp and the plants and creatures within it.  It provides a detailed description of the cycle that the mangrove trees go through in order to thrive in the environment, as well as the rest of the plants and animals.


This video was published on February 18th, 2014, therefore it is up to date and provides scholarly information from 5050 Community.  The 5050 Community is a television program that has been presenting the successes and disasters of conservation to South Africa’s land and people for 25 years.  Several different environmentalist discuss the environmental rhythms that the swamp goes through such as the effects of low tide and high tide.

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Mangrove Swamps (Case Study)

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The evidence given to us in this case study is very precise and in extreme detail in the form of collected data throughout this experiment. The intended audience would be of a high scholarly level whom would be interested in monitoring the population growth of very useful plants such as the mangrove tree.


Accuracy:

The information that is given correlates with the given sources in the bibliography. Many different types of sources are used in order to attain the information needed to conduct this experiment such as many books and scholarly articles written by professionals in this field.


Purpose:

The purpose of this case study is to monitor the population growth of the black mangrove trees and test the factors that can contribute to this growth percentage. There is no bias shown in this study which therefore add to the validity of this experiment.


This case study uses several different resources to show its validity and consistency in its background information. given that their is no bias shown in this study and the relevant information given to us, this study is a good resource to use in order to get current precise data about the growth of black mangrove trees.


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Mangrove Swamps (Journal Entry)

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*Contains Current Issues

 

Currency: Published Spring 2014

    Information is very current.

 

Relevance: Contains information for people who are ecocentric and have an interest in the environment.  Provides relevant information in order to understand the positive growth of the swamp.

 

Accuracy: This journal entry contains citations at the bottom of the page that match the information provided in the article.  The information provided contains one of the many locations and current issues of mangrove swamps.

 

This journal entry is very current because it was published during the Spring 2014 and was intended to be for those who want to learn about the impacts of the changing weather patterns have on the mangrove swamps.  It provides relevant information about the mangrove forest, such as its purpose and growth.

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Mangrove Swamps (Encyclopedia)

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Currency: Published Summer of 2011

Information was updated June 13, 2011.


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The intended audience is anyone that is at scholarly level and interested in the information about the uses of the mangrove plant and its various adaptations. This information is in very detailed in describing the process in which you can use the mangrove tree and the process in which the mangrove tree itself has adapted to its environment.

Authority:

This information is very scholarly, given that one of the resources used in order to write this encyclopedia entry comes from Peter J. Hogarth, a professor at Oxford University.


Being published on the thirteenth of June in 2011 and attaining its information from a professor at Oxford university, this encyclopedia entry provides great current information on the uses of the mangrove tree and the adaptations it has made to survive in forest and swamps.

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Mangrove Swamps (Magazine Article)

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*Contains Location

Animal Characteristics

Importance to humans

Climate


Currency:  The article was published in June of 2011 and therefore continues to capture the role of the mangrove tree in its swamps today.  This information can still be used today because the function of the trees have not changed since then.


Relevance: It presents the many different functions that the mangrove swamp has, especially its trees, with detailed information and formats them in an organized manner.  The information provided is perfectly related to the topic in its discussion on how the mangrove tree thrives in such extreme heat and lack of oxygen.


Authority: The information provided is very scholarly because it provides data from previous studies over the biome.  Amy Barth is known for writing many articles for Discover and is a credible author due to her history in writing.


This news article covers the strengths and weaknesses of the mangrove tree and its affect on the rest of the environment of the swamp.  Although it was published in April of 2011, it still contains information about the growth and patterns of the tree that can be used in 2014.  It is very organized by separating the various roles of the tree into different paragraphs, each containing a detailed explanation of its input into the swamp.

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Mangroves Swamps (Video)

Mangroves are the meeting place of rivers and oceans. Surviving in these harsh ecosystems isn't easy and many species living in mangroves are specialized or ...
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*Contains Plant Characteristics (3:58 and 4:36)

 Soil/Water Quality Characteristics (5:22)

 Animal Characteristics (5:59)


Relevance: This video is loaded with informational details about the plants, tides and organisms in a mangrove swamp.  It has a scholarly level of information about the plants and organisms that live in the area and the viewers are able to see the atmosphere themselves.


Authority: 5050 Community has televised various programs that inform the public of the South African areas for 25 years.  Ntoks interviews environmentalists from the mangrove swamp who get the opportunity to see the changes in the swamp day by day.


Accuracy: The source clearly matches the topic through its evaluation of the swamp and the plants and creatures within it.  It provides a detailed description of the cycle that the mangrove trees go through in order to thrive in the environment, as well as the rest of the plants and animals.


This video was published on February 18th, 2014, therefore it is up to date and provides scholarly information from 5050 Community.  The 5050 Community is a television program that has been presenting the successes and disasters of conservation to South Africa’s land and people for 25 years.  Several different environmentalist discuss the environmental rhythms that the swamp goes through such as the effects of low tide and high tide.

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