Skip to main content

Table 3 Concentrations of OC, TN, and OC/TN ratio, δ13C, and δ15N from various estuarine and mangrove ecosystems

From: Sources and dynamics of sedimentary organic matter in Sundarban mangrove estuary from Indo-Gangetic delta

Ecosystem OC (%) TN (%) OC/TN ratio δ13C (‰) δ15N (‰) Ref.
Sundarban, India 0.76–5.22 0.043–0.15 10.56–47.8 −26.80 to −10.96 0.09–12.44 Present study
Sundarban, Bangladesh 0.92–2.41 0.045–0.105 14.68–29.49 −23.54 to −13.14 0.05–17.55 Present study
Pichavaram, India 12.99–14.22 −15.43 to −22.36 5.64–8.12 Prasad and Ramanathan 2009
Pichavaram, India 0.06–1.97 0.01–0.13 5.25–27.3 −27.5 to −18.9 0.69–6.2 Ranjan et al. 2011
Celestun, Mexico 5.88 0.43 57.9 −28.79 6.80 Gonneea et al. 2004
Chelem, Mexico 1.67 0.05 53.8 −26.55 7.89 Gonneea et al. 2004
Terminos, Mexico 3.33 0.33 53.4 −28.93 4.31 Gonneea et al. 2004
Ba Let, Vietnam −24.81 to −23.43 Tue et al. 2011
Khung Krabaen Bay, Thailand 11.8 0.52 26.69 −27.36 Thimdee et al. 2003
Twin Bay, Belize 29.4–36.2 1–3 13.9–39.5 −24.6 to −20.2 −0.4–1.9 Wooller et al. 2003
Pearl River Estuary, China 0.67–4.41 0.06–0.18 8.4–22.4 −26.1 to −22.3 He et al. 2010