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A Remote sensing change detection study in the arid Richtersveld region of South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
The Richtersveld falls within the succulent karoo and dester biomes. This studu made use of remote sensing technologies in order to investigate possible vegetation cover changes that have taken place over time, and which ...
Spatio-temporal dynamics in land use and habit fragmentation in Sandveld, South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
This research assessed landuse changes and trends in vegetation cover in the Sandveld, using remote sensing images. Landsat TM satellite images of 1990, 2004 and 2007 were classified using the maximum likelihood classifier ...
Identifying and mapping invasive alien plant individuals and stands from aerial photography and satellite images in the central Hawequa conservation area
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
The Cape Floristic Region, situated at the southern tip of Africa, is one of the world’s most botanically diverse regions. The biodiversity of this region faces various types of threats, which can be divided into three ...
Detecting patterns of upwelling variability in Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems with special emphasis on the Benguela region
(University of Western Cape, 2020)
Coastal upwelling is one of the most important oceanographic processes relating to ecosystem function at local and global spatial scales. To better understand how changes in upwelling trends may occur in the face of ongoing ...