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Identifying opportunities for low carbon emission zones in South Africa : a case study of Durban.
There is increasing attention on emissions reduction strategies that also deliver developmental co-benefits (i.e. low carbon development), especially in developing cities, thus research on the links between emissions, ...
Assessing changes in land use and land cover using remote sensing : a case study of the Umhlanga Ridge sub-place.
Land has proven to be a key component in the development of the human population and is viewed as one of the most significant natural resources currently available. This observation brings into question the recent debates ...
Analysis of the geographical patterns of malaria transmission in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa using Bayesian spatio-temporal modelling.
Malaria is one of the most important public health issues that is still affecting millions of people around the world, especially in Africa. Africa accounted for 80% of the 216 million cases worldwide and 91% of deaths. ...
Climatic variable selection using random forests regression for malaria transmission modelling in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.
Malaria is one of the wold’s most prevalent vector borne diseases with sub-Saharan Africa bearing the highest burden of reported cases. Climate is one of the major determinant factors of malaria transmission as it influences ...
How green is green? : a socio-spatial analysis of the status of green spaces within the eThekwini Municipality.
Globally, urbanisation is occurring at an alarming rate and urban green spaces are increasingly recognised as essential components in the quest to achieve sustainable urban landscapes. This study, which involved a socio-spatial ...
Quantitative comparison of the aerosol optical properties over Durban using ground and satellite based instrumentation.
Aerosols are ubiquitous constituents in the atmosphere and are important for atmospheric processes. This is due to their ability to scatter and absorb solar radiation and influence cloud microphysics. This study will focus ...
An investigation into the co-benefits of climate change mitigation and adaptation for the waste sector in the eThekwini Municipality.
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Urban regeneration and sustainability : conflicting or mutually supportive agendas within contemporary cities : a case study of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
In the context of globalization and neo-liberal urban restructuring, cities have been attempting to reposition themselves within the competitive global landscape through focusing on their images and their enhancement since ...