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Sedimentology, coral reef zonation, and late Pleistocene coastline models of the Sodwana Bay continental shelf, Northern Zululand
This geostrophic current-controlled Zululand/Natal shelf displays a unique assemblage of interesting physical, sedimentological and biological phenomena. The shelf in this area is extremely narrow compared to the global ...
The petrology, geochemistry and classification of the Bien Venue massive sulphide deposit, Barberton mountain land.
The Bien Venue massive sulphide deposit is associated with a felsic volcanic succession developed in the north-eastern part of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, Eastern Transvaal. The deposit is situated 8km east-north-east ...
Participation patterns of rural communities in development projects in the Nongoma district of KwaZulu-Natal.
There are strong arguments in the literature on development that underdevelopment of rural areas is caused by lack of grassroots participation in the development process. Participation of the rural poor in the whole ...
Development and evaluation of techniques for estimating short duration design rainfall in South Africa.
The objective of the study was to update and improve the reliability and accuracy of short duration (s 24 h) design rainfall values for South Africa. These were to be based on digitised rainfall data whereas previous ...
Patterns and economic impacts of livestock predation in rural communities bordering Makgadikgadi Pans National Park in Botswana.
Northern Botswana's rural agricultural settlements bordering national parks and game reserves. In two study areas (Khumaga and Gweta, bordering Makgadikgadi Pans National Park), spatial, temporal and prey-type patterns of ...
Adventure travel and sustainable tourism development in Lesotho : the case of pony trekking.
Tourism in Lesotho reached a peak in the mid-1970's, based upon the opening of modern hotels and casinos in Maseru and the attraction of gambling. This was an activity which was not then available in the neighbouring ...
Rethinking society and space : neighbourhood, locality and region in a changing South Africa.
Abstract available in pdf file.
Simulation modelling of sugarcane harvest-to-crush delays.
Long delays between harvesting and crushing of sugarcane lead to excessive deterioration in the quality of sugarcane. The aim of this project was to develop a computer based model of sugarcane harvesting and delivery ...
Using a geographical information system to optimize access to primary health care services within the proposed New Hanover Health District.
The health restructuring taking place within the health sector is a direct result of the unfolding socio-political processes presently sweeping across the country's very young democracy. The adoption of a Primary Health ...
An investigation into the nature of gully erosion at Golden Gate Highlands National Park.
The general aim of this study was to gain an insight into the nature of gully erosion at Golden Gate Highlands National Park. In order to achieve this the spatial and temporal characteristics of six gullies were investigated ...