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  • Hirst, SM (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1975-12)
    The period under review was devoted essentially to a pilot study of the Burked ecosystem, which aimed at an initial, albeit crude, quantitative appraisal of the total system to define the overall structure and the most ...
  • Getz, WA; Starfield, AM (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1975-12)
    The construction of a linear compartmental model of the savanna ecosystem at Nylsvley is discussed. Using crude estimates for the standing crop of the compartments and inter-compartmental flow rates the sensitivity of the ...
  • Nurse, RH; Symindton, NC; Brooks, GR; Dev, LJ (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1976-06)
    The National Programme for Environmental Sciences aims at identifying, evaluating and working towards solutions for environmental problems through cooperative studies drawing together interested scientists from various ...
  • Darracott, DA; Cloete, CE (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1976-06)
    The South African Committee in Oceanographic Research (SANCOR) has been requested to compile a comprehensive bibliography on marine biology in South Africa. It is hoped that it will appear in 1977. SANCOR has made funds ...
  • Noble, RG (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1976-06)
    The importance of solid wastes management in environmental pollution control cannot be over-emphasized. Increased socio-economic development in South Africa has brought with it increasing volumes of urban, industrial and ...
  • Siegfried, WR; Frost, PGH; Cooper, J; Kemp, AC (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1976-06)
    Data sheets are provided on 101 South African bird species thought to be eligible for conservation attention. A list is also provided of 35 species which might qualify for inclusion in a revised South African Red Data Book.
  • Cloete, CE; Oliff, WD (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1976-09)
    A national marine pollution survey was initiated in 1974 to determine and assess pollution around the coast of South Africa. Impact area surveys, coastal (including estuarine) reference surveys and oceanic reference surveys ...
  • Scholtz, MT; Brouckaert, CJ (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1976-09)
  • Simpkins, MJ (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1976-11)
    This report is published on behalf of the South African Committee for Solid Wastes which in turn advises the National Committee for Environmental Sciences on problems concerned with Solid Wastes in South Africa. It is ...
  • Meester, JAJ (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1976-11)
    Data sheets are provided on 49 South African small mammal species thought to merit conservation attention, none of which is considered to be endangered.
  • Huntley, BJ (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1977-03)
    The results of the second full season (July 1975 - June 1976) of a cooperative multi-disciplinary investigation into the structure and function of a savanna ecosystem at Nylsvley in the Northern Transvaal are briefly ...
  • Brooks, GR (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1977-04)
    This survey of current practice relating to the disposal and recycling of waste paper was commissioned by the Committee for Solid Wastes, through the National Scientific Programmes Unit of the CSIR. It was undertaken by ...
  • Skelton, PH (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1977-07)
    Data sheets are provided for 28 threatened South African fish species, of which five are considered to be endangered (Barbus trevelyani, Klegethon, Treurensis, Oveodaimon quathlambae and Clarias cavernicola), one to be ...
  • Stavropoulos, CC (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1977-09)
    The telemetering of information over long distances from unattended environmental monitoring equipment at remote sites can be difficult to carry out using conventional high frequency radio communication. This is because ...
  • Harmse, M; Von, HJ (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1977-09)
    The soils of the Nylsvley Nature Reserve are classified according to the binomial system and mapped on a scale of 1:5 000. 17 soil forms and 34 soil series are described. The main soil forms within the Savanna Ecosystem ...
  • Tarboton, WR (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1977-09)
    A provisional avifaunal checklist based on observations made during the period September 1974 to July 1976 is presented. Of 325 species recorded, 197 are classified as resident, 64 as migrant, 14 as sporadic, 13 as vagrant ...
  • Furniss, PR (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1977-09)
  • Skinner, JD; Fairall, N; Bothma, P (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1977-11)
    Data sheets are provided for 22 threatened South African large mammals, one exterminated (Liechtenstein1s hartebeest), eight endangered (cheetah, hunting dog, dugong, Cape mountain zebra, black rhinoceros, tsessebe, roan ...
  • Coetzee, BJ; Van Der Meulen, F; Zwanziger, S; Gonsalves, P; Weisser, PJ (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1977-12)
    The vegetation of the Nylsvley Nature Reserve in the Transvaal Mixed Bushveld is classified hierarchically by the Braun-Blanquet method of vegetation survey. The vegetation is seasonal grassland and deciduous savanna with ...
  • 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 ...