Mangroves of Akanda & Pongara National Parks, Gabon

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 07 March 2021 at 09:30:39 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 28 July 2021 at 05:07:05 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 09 August 2021 at 05:07:05 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 21 August 2021 at 05:07:06 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Coastal, forestry, mangrove, swamp, savannah, biodiversity, tourism, National Parks, Ramsar wetland site, Gabon
Fig. 1 - S1 (28.07.2021->31.08.2021) - Pongara National Park lies on the southern bank of the estuary of Komo river, south of Libreville.
Gabon has 2.5% of the total mangrove in Africa, yet Akanda & Pongara parks comprise 25% of the total protected mangrove in the continent.
Fig. 2 - S1 (28.07.2021->31.08.2021) - Zoom on Akanda National Park that encompasses 350km² around Mondah Bay, north-east of Libreville.
Fig. 3 - S1 (28.07.2021->31.08.2021) - Riverine network between the Komo and Remboué rivers, several types of land cover are visible.
Fig. 4 - S2 (07.03.2021) - Pongara includes a wide range of mangroves and riverine, swampy, littoral & flooded forest types, grassy savannas.