IR at NRF: Recent submissions

  • SANCOR (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1983-02)
    This publication outlines the Programme for Coastal Processes as it will exist within SANCOR for the next six years. The programme was drawn up by active researchers in the field and by executives responsible for management ...
  • SANCOR (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1983-02)
    Within the context of the Estuarine Programme that forms part of South African Oceanographic Research, an outline is given of environmental problems resulting from human activities in estuaries, of current state of research, ...
  • Ecosystem Programmes (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1982-12)
    The National Programme for Environmental Sciences is a cooperative undertaking of scientists and scientific institutions in South Africa concerned with research related to environmental problems. This annual report describes ...
  • Moran, VC; Moran, PM (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1982-12)
    A compilation of references to research on alien invasive plants in South Africa is given. Crop weeds and indigenous plants are not included. Reference is made to 457 publications. Keyword listings and a keyword index are ...
  • Huntley, BJ; Bosch, OJH (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1982-12)
    Abstracts are provided for research projects conducted during 1980-1981 in South African terrestrial ecosystems. The abstracts are arranged alphabetically according to author name and a keyword index is provided.
  • Gandar, MV (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1982-10)
    This report synthesizes information gained from a study of an experimental fire ignited in an 182 ha portion of the Savanna Ecosystem Project study area in early September 1978. Three smaller fires, each covering 1 ha ...
  • Mentis, MT; Huntley, BJ (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1982-10)
    The objectives, organization and research programme of the Grassland Biome Project are described against a background of the biome's ecological characteristics and environmental problems. Four principal research topics wil ...
  • Siegfried, WR; Davies, BR (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1982-09)
    One of the main challenges facing mankind is to find answers to pressing problems attending the utilization of natural resources, while at the same time taking care not to create even greater problems in the future. In ...
  • Ferrar, P (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1982-09)
    This report describes the termite fauna of the Savanna Ecosystem Project study area at the Nylsvley Nature Reserve, with an illustrated key for identification of species. Twenty-one species of fifteen genera and two families ...
  • Endrody-Younga, S (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1982-09)
    A study of the composition, biology and impact of the arthropod fauna associated with dung and other decaying matter was carried out on the Nylsvley Nature Reserve and on a neighbouring farm from June 1975 to July 1976. A ...
  • Davies, BR; Davies, T; Frazer, J; Chutter, FM (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1982-09)
    This bibliography is a direct outcome of the SIL-UNEP Workshop on African Limnology held at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, between 16-23 December, 1979. Part 1 of the framework document for the A4 section of the Workshop ...
  • Boucher, C; McDonald, AE (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1982-09)
    A comprehensive list of plant communities described by various authors within the Fynbos Biome geographic area is given. The list is divided into two sections. Section I consists of plant communities described over a wide ...
  • Heeg, J; Breen, CM (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1982-06)
    This report comprises a synthesis of contributions to a workshop on Man and the Pongolo held at the University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg in February 1978. Studies on the ecology of the Pongolo floodplain, encompassing its ...
  • Scholtz, CH (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1982-06)
    This study represents a quantitative survey of a Lepidoptera community and deals with the trophic ecology of the 27 species of foliage-feeding Lepidoptera on the eight dominant woody plants in the Burkea africana-Eragrostis ...
  • Wallace, JH; Van Der Elst, RP (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1983-05)
    This document is a synthesis of the current state of knowledge and of research requirements for 84 of the most important of South Africa's angling fish, and has been assembled from individual contributions which were ...
  • Jarman, ML; Cowling, RM; Haynes, R; Kruger, FJ; Pierce, SM; Moll, G (National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, 1981-08)
    References to 814 publications are presented, together with keyword listings and a keyword index. This bibliography forms part of the Phase I review and synthesis activity of the Fynbos Biome Project.
  • Campbell, BM; Cowling, RM; Bond, W; Kruger, FJ; Bands, DP; Boucher, C; Moll, EJ; Taylor, HC; Van Wilgen, BW (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1981-08)
    A proposed system for the standardization of descriptive terminology for structural characterization of vegetation in the Fynbos Biome is presented in tabular form. Specific applications of the system are described and ...
  • Cloete, CE; Watling, RJ (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1981-07)
    A national marine pollution survey was initiated in 1974 to determine and assess the levels and effects of pollutant discharges to the marine environment of South Africa. During the period 1974-1979 impact area surveys, ...
  • SACUGS (1981-06)
    This report contains an outline of the research proposed for the National Geoscience Programme which has as its main theme the study of the processes of ore formation in the earth's crust. Research will focus on the ...