National Research Foundation (NRF): Recent submissions

  • Day, J; Siegfried, WR; Louw, GN; Jarman, ML (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1979-12)
    Current knowledge and thinking on the ecology of the Mediterranean type sclerophyll shrublands and heath lands of the southern and south-western Cape is reviewed in 13 concise syntheses. The Fynbos Biome is defined and ...
  • Cloete, CE (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1979-10)
    Available information on the sources and principal routes by which pollutants enter the sea around southern Africa is summarized. The importance of different physical, chemical and biological processes is discussed in ...
  • SANCOR; SASCAR (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1979-05)
    South African research in the Southern Ocean has already produced some important and illuminating results. Most of these efforts, however, were of an individual and uncoordinated nature. Due to increasing interest in the ...
  • SANCOR (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1979-04)
    This report outlines the framework for a marine line fish programme under the aegis of the South African National Committee for Oceanographic Research (SANCOR). An attempt is made to assess the state of knowledge about ...
  • Rutherford, MC (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1979-01)
    Aboveground peak season biomass is given for 11 woody species in each of five belt transects under study. Mean aerial biomass for all species was 16 273 kg ha, made up of 14 937 kg ha wood, 236 kg ha current season's twigs ...
  • SASCAR (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-12)
    This document provides a comprehensive review of the planned South African scientific activities in Antarctica and on the sub-Antarctic islands in the five year period starting in 1978. The scientific programmes are ...
  • Noble, RG; Hemens, J (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-11)
    This document describes the kinds of ecosystems involved and some of the current and possible future research questions in the IUE programme. Attempts are made to allocate priorities for future action. The need for such a ...
  • Schrige, GU; Penderis, AH (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-10)
    References to 258 publications are presented together with summaries, keyword listings and a keyword index. This bibliography forms part of the South African contribution to the SCOPE project "The ecological effects of ...
  • Huntley, BJ (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-09)
    The aims, organization and activities of the South African programme within the SCOPE project on the 'Ecological effects of fire1 are described. The short-term (1977-1980) programme is aimed at the synthesis of existing ...
  • Andrews, RJ; De Villiers, JA; Lategan, PM; Neytzell, FG; Van Der Walt, JP (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-09)
    An ad hoc meeting held in Bloemfontein on 29th November, 1976, identified a need for greater contact between South African research groups involved in fermentation technology. The meeting also suggested that the stimulation ...
  • Harris, TFW (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-08)
    A review has been made of existing knowledge of the coastal currents in Southern African waters between Pretoria to Oudtshoorn on the northeast border, and the Orange River on the west coast. These waters have been divided ...
  • Huntely, BJ; Morris, JW (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-07)
    A summary of the results of the first phase (mid 1974 to mid 1976) of the South African Savanna Ecosystem Project being undertaken at Nylsvley in the northern Transvaal is presented. Phase I of this ten year study of the ...
  • Kruger, FJ (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-06)
    The objectives, organization and research programme of the Fynbos Biome Project being undertaken in the south-west and southern Cape are described. The project is a cooperative multi-disciplinary study of the ecological ...
  • Huntley, BJ (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-03)
    A description of the objectives, organization and research programme of the Savanna Ecosystem Project being undertaken at Nylsvley in the northern Transvaal is presented. The project is a cooperative multi-disciplinary ...
  • Hall, GC; Gorgens, AHM (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-03)
    Several South African rivers are polluted by mineral salts of diffuse source. This pollution can be related to geological phenomena and to irrigation practices. Mineralization is problematic in that it can render surface ...
  • Mclachlan, GR (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-02)
    Data sheets are provided for 46 threatened South African reptiles and amphibians, two being endangered (leatherback turtle, geometric tortoise) ten vulnerable (loggerhead turtle, Nile crocodile, veld monitor, water monitor, ...
  • Scholtz, MT; Woodburn, ET; Brouckaert, CJ; Mulholland, M (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-03)
    This report details the experimental methods and data obtained in the course of a study of the movement of stable air over a complex region. The field work was carried out in the Richards Bay area on the Natal Coast during ...
  • Rudd, RT (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-01)
    Modern society is producing ever increasing quantities of dangerous and/or toxic wastes, which require safe and effective disposal if they are not to pose a threat to our water supplies or the environment in general.
  • SANCOR (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1978-01)
    With the ever-increasing demands on the resources of our planet, man's attention during recent years has turned more and more to the resources of the ocean and it is being increasingly recognized that the proper exploitation ...
  • Jacobsen, NHG (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1977-12)
    A survey of the distribution, status and general ecology of amphibians, reptiles and mammals was undertaken on the Nylsvley Nature Reserve, Transvaal from mid-1974 to mid-1977 as part of the South African Savanna Ecosystem ...