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Landcover classification in a heterogenous savanna environment : investigating the performance of an artificial neural network and the effect of image resolution.
The aim of this study was to investigate the role of spatial and categorical resolution of satellite images in landcover classification. Three images namely, SPOT 5, Landsat TM, and MODIS were used, each of varying spatial ...
A land suitability evaluation for improved subsistence agriculture using GIS : the case study of Nkwezela, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Rural farmers in the Nkwezela Area, with an average family size of 10 people, face a number of problems. The crops that are predominantly cultivated in the area, for subsistence (maize, dry beans, sorghum, potatoes, ...
The provision of primary health care in marginalized rural communities : comparative case studies of Zombodze (Swaziland) and Nkanyisweni (eThekwini Municipality, South Africa)
The provision of health in communities and their inhabitants are very important
Public participation in wetland rehabilitation with refrence [sic] to long-term management and sustainability : a case study of Hlatikulu and Ntsikeni.
Within wetland rehabilitation projects there has been limited research that focuses on the level and nature of participation by local people, such as individuals from communal areas and landowners from private farms. The ...
An investigation into estimating productivity, above ground biomass and leaf area index of Eucalyptus grandis using remotely sensed data and a process-based model.
South Africa depends largely on afforestation programs for its timber supplies due to the great demands for fiber and wood products. This has brought discomfort to other water users who have advocated that the effects of ...