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The estimation of Eucalyptus plantation forest structural attributes using medium and high spatial resolution satellite imagery.
Sustaining the socioeconomic and ecological benefits of South African plantation forests is challenging. A more systematic and rapid forest inventory system is required by forest managers. This study investigates the utility ...
The potential for using remote sensing to quantify stress in and predict yield of sugarcane (Saccharun spp. hybrid)
South Africa is the leading producer of sugarcane in Africa and one of the largest sugarcane producers in the world. Sugarcane is grown under a wide range of climatic, agronomic, and socio-economic conditions in the country. ...
An evaluation of the periglacial morphology in the high Drakensberg and associated environmental implications.
Although periglacial research in the high Drakensberg and Lesotho mountains has received growing interest amongst southern African geomorphologists, little detailed, quantitative information was available prior to this ...
Natal : a study in colonial land settlement.
No abstract available.
Assessment of structural attributes of even-aged Eucalyptus grandis forest plantations using small-footprint discrete return lidar data.
Assessment of forest structural attributes has major implications in the management of forestry by providing information of ecological and economic importance. The traditional methods of assessment involve collecting data ...
Communal space construction : the rise and fall of Clairwood and district.
This study documents the emergence of an Indian cultural enclave located on the periphery of the colonial town of Durban, its subsequent rise to a flourishing communal space by the mid twentieth century, and its decline ...
An investigation into using textural analysis and change detection techniques on medium and high spatial resolution imagery for monitoring plantation forestry operations.
Plantation forestry involves the management of man-made industrial forests for the purpose of producing raw materials for the pulp and paper, saw milling and other related wood products industries. Management of these ...
The development potential and impacts of commercial eucalyptus woodlots in selected areas of KwaZulu, South Africa.
This thesis is an analysis of the social, economic and ecological impacts of commercial Eucalyptus woodlots beign promoted by a private timber company in certain parts of northern KwaZulu, South Africa. The impacts are ...
Rethinking society and space : neighbourhood, locality and region in a changing South Africa.
Abstract available in pdf file.