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Water temperature and fish distribution in the Sabie River system : towards the development of an adaptive management tool.
Water temperatures are a fundamental water quality component, and a key abiotic determinant of fish distribution patterns in rivers. A river 's thermal regime is the product of a multitude of thermal drivers and buffers ...
Characterisation of the hydrological processes and responses to rehabilitation of a headwater wetland of the Sand River, South Africa.
The erosion of headwater wetlands in the Sand River catchment, in the lowveld of north-eastern South Africa has led to a focus on their rehabilitation, both for livelihood security for those that use them for subsistence ...
The hydrological basis for the protection of water resources to meet environmental and societal requirements.
In common with other natural systems, aquatic ecosystems provide a wealth of economically valuable services and long-term benefits to society. However, growing human populations, coupled with increased aspirations for ...
Refinement of modelling tools to assess potential agrohydrological impacts of climate change in southern Africa.
Changes in climate due to anthropogenic influences are expected to affect both hydrological and agricultural systems in southern Africa. Studies on the potential impacts of climate change on agrohydrological systems had ...
Assessment of agro-ecosystem sustainability across varying scales in South Africa.
Maize production plays an important socio-economic role in rural communities of the Highveld region of South Africa, yet it is becoming increasingly difficult to produce maize economically with current agricultural policy ...
Assessment of the water poverty index at meso-catchment scale in the Thukela Basin.
The connection between water and human wellbeing is increasingly causing concern about the implications of water scarcity on poverty. The primary fear is that water scarcity may not only worsen poverty, but may also ...