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The Lesotho geodetic control network.
The Geodetic network of Lesotho as established by the Directorate of Overseas Surveys in the 1950's, has been known to have distortions of several meters in some areas. This network is still very much in use today. ...
Change detection of invasive bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum [L.] Kuhn) in the Royal Natal National Park and Rugged Glen Nature Reserve.
Bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum [L.] Kuhn) is an indigenous invasive plant and it is known to have a negative impact on biodiversity. This research focuses on infestations of bracken fern in two areas within the uKhahlamba ...
The role of the geomaticist in natural resource management.
The essence of this thesis may be described by Ruther's argument that the survey profession is confronted with the necessity of having to redefine its role in society, or face the consequences of having the profession ...
Understanding the inter-relationships for the creation of a local land information system : the Zimbabwean local government experience at growth points.
Zimbabwe is made up of eight provinces, fifty-seven districts and as many Rural District Councils. In each district there is at least one Growth Point although some may have up to two or more. A Growth Point is a 'town ...
Applications of land information systems in land re-adjustment projects : "Lesotho experience".
Land information is a an important resource in planning, and in undertaking land administration functions such as allocation of interests to land, land adjudication, land valuation, physical planning, etc. Rapid urbanization, ...
Evaluating cadastral systems in periods of uncertainty : a study of Cape Town's Xhosa-speaking communities.
Evaluating the effectiveness of a cadastral system in situations where the social, political and economic environments are volatile and there is uncertainty over whether the cadastral system is likely to be used in the ...
The development of selected learning units in land administration to facilitate the land reform programme.
With the introduction of a new government in South Africa in 1994, the country embarked on a programme of land reform, and currently the process of dealing with the issues of Land Redistribution, Land Restitution and Tenure ...
A framework for applying spatial decision support systems in land use planning.
For local authorities to manage land policies effectively data bases of land use information that are current and mirror development on the ground are required. At present local authorities have no mechanisms in place ...
Characterization and development of optical components for the Cassegrain telescope and laser beam coudé path of the lunar laser ranger of HartRAO.
The Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur (OCA) donated a 1-m Cassegrain telescope to be used for the dual satellite and lunar laser ranging system currently under development at the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy in South Africa. ...
Seismic risk evaluation for the eThekwini Municipality Area.
Abstract available in PDF file.