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An investigation into the effectiveness of systems thinking approach in illuminating understanding of poverty as a complex situation : a South African case study.
We are living in a world where academics and politicians seek to define the problem of poverty and where a range of policies and programmes have been introduced in response to one or other version of the problem. Over the ...
Long term emissions from pretreated waste : lysimeter studies.
Landfill emissions are the major environmental impact associated with the landfilling of solid wastes. These emissions which are mainly gases and leachate are a result of the anaerobic biochemical breakdown of the waste ...
Influence of the degree of waste pre-treatment on carbon emissions' production and nature.
This study was carried out to gain knowledge of the degradation processes in an anaerobic environment of pre-treated waste for different degrees of pre-treatment and the evolution of waste pre-treatment by forced aeration. ...
The breaching of temporary open/closed estuaries.
Intermittent breaching of sand barriers at temporary open estuaries plays a key role in the functioning of these systems. Breaching events lead to large and rapid changes in the physico-chemical environment which in turn ...
Spatio-temporal rainfall estimation and nowcasting for flash flood forecasting.
Floods cannot be prevented, but their devastating effects can be minimized if advance warning of the event is available. The South African Disaster Management Act (Act 57 of 2002) advocates a paradigm shift from the current ...