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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 ...
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 ...
Rethinking society and space : neighbourhood, locality and region in a changing South Africa.
Abstract available in pdf file.
Mechanical weathering in cold regions with special emphasis on the Antarctic environment and the freeze-thaw mechanism in particular.
Consideration of almost any geomorphology textbook will show the fundamental argument that in cold environments mechanical weathering processes, usually freeze-thaw, will predominate and that chemical weathering will be ...
Environmental management in the hotel and lodge sector in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The tourism industry has emerged as one of the key economic drivers in Africa and remains as one of the few growth industries in the world. The industry has well-documented, significant socio-economic and environmental ...
A socio-economic and spatial investigation into the health implications of air pollution in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
There is increasing recognition of the links between air pollution and human health. Epidemiological studies have shown that there are numerous air pollutants that are associated with indoor energy use and with the ...
The legacy impacts of the 2010 Fifa World Cup in Africa : case studies of stakeholder and soccer fans' perceptions in Cameroon and Nigeria.
The hosting of sport events, especially large-scale and mega-events, is deemed to be an important component of promoting development in relation to economic and social aspects in both developed and developing contexts. ...
The use of spatial analysis and participatory approaches in strategic environmental assessment (SEA) : identifying and predicting the ecological impacts of development on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast of South Africa.
The high pressures for coastal development, translated as prolific land cover transformation, coupled with the weaknesses of management to protect the environment has led to the gradual deterioration of environmental ...