Now showing items 1-10 of 223
The utilisation of the WET-Health and WET-EcoServices tools in the application of Wetland decision making.
Wetlands serve many purposes in the landscape and are under increasing threat as a consequence of urbanisation despite their importance directly and indirectly to humans. Through an evaluation of the suitability of the ...
From the inside out : (re)presenting whiteness : conceptual considerations for South African geographers.
This research aims to map and represent whiteness for the purposes of proposing how whiteness might be included in a critical geographical agenda. An extensive literature review is represented alongside a limited amount ...
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 ...
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 ...
Living on Durban's fringe : a study of the leisure styles of shack and peri-urban youth.
The study explored the leisure styles of peri-urban youth living on the fringe of the city of Durban. Little is known about the leisure patterns of this marginalised segment of the urban population and an aim of this ...
Residential desegregation in the Durban region : the case of Westville.
For many years blacks have been restricted from occupying housing in the suburbs and inner parts of Durban. The Group Areas Act accommodated them in the rural and unserviced parts on the periphery of the city. Townships ...
Spatial mobility patterns of the aged in Chatsworth.
The spatial mobility of the aged has, until recently, been a neglected area of study. Studies by gerontologists focused on housing, health and social services that influenced the quality of life of elderly and ignored ...
A socio-spatial study of recreation in Metropolitan Durban.
No abstract available.
Women's access to housing in Clermont township.
Obtaining access to housing is the greatest hurdle for women throughout the developed and the developing world. However, this phenomenon varies from country to country, and it is determined by the level of each ...
Residential satisfaction as an indicator of quality of life : a case study of Briardale-Newlands West.
The issue of residents' satisfaction with their dwelling units and their neighbourhoods is one of the growing interests in many arenas. The aim of this dissertation was to examine the quality of life of residents in ...