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2017

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Adeola AM, Botai OJ, Rautenbach CJ deW, Adisa OM, Ncongwane K, Botai MC, Adebayoojo TC (2017). Climatic variables and malaria morbidity in Mutale local municipality, South Africa: A 19-Year data analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14 (1360), pp. 1-15.

 

Adeola AM, Olwoch JM, Botai OJ, Rautenbach CJ deW, Kalumba AM, Tsele PL, Adisa OM, Nsubuga FWN (2017). Landsat satellite derived environmental metric for mapping mosquitoes breeding habitats in the Nkomazi municipality, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. South African Geographical Journal, 99 (1), pp. 14-28.

 

Archer E, Landman WA, Tadross M, Malherbe J, Weepener H, Maluleke P, Marumbwa F (2017). Understanding the evolution of the 2014–2016 summer rainfall seasons in southern Africa: Key lessons. Climate Risk Management, 16, pp. 22-28.

 

Arnold KA, le Roux A, Hattingh M (2017). Impact of Gautrain stations on property prices and sales activity in the City of Johannesburg between 2006 and 2015. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 6 (2), pp. 184-195.

 

Bean TA, Sumner PD, Boojhawon R, Tatayah V, Khadun A, Hedding DW, Rughooputh S, Nel W (2017). Bedrock-incised gully erosion phenomena on Round Island, Mauritius. CATENA, 151, pp. 107-117.

 

Bevis Y, Schaab G, Rautenbach V, Coetzee SM (2017). Expert opinions on using the third dimension to visualise wind speed uncertainty in wind farm planning. International Journal of Cartography, 3, pp. 61-75.

 

Birungi ZS, Chirwa EMN, Botai OJ (2017). Competitive adsorption in a ternary system of toxic metals and rare earth elements using Desmodesmus multivariabilis: Empirical and kinetic modelling. Journal of Applied Phycology, 29 (3), pp. 2899-2910.

 

Cadet J, Bencherif H, Portafaix T, Lamy K, Ncongwane K, Coetzee G, Wright CY (2017). Comparison of Ground-Based and Satellite-Derived Solar UV Index Levels at Six South African Sites. International Journal of Environment and Health, 14 (11), pp. 1-16.

 

Coetzee SM, Rautenbach V (2017). A design pattern approach to cartography with big geospatial data. Cartographic Journal, 54 (4), pp. 301-312.

 

Cohn E, Breetzke GD (2017). The Periodicity of violent and property crime in Tshwane, South Africa. International Criminal Justice Review, 27 (1), pp. 60-71.

 

Conway D, Dalin C, Landman WA, Osborn T (2017). Hydropower plans in eastern and southern Africa increase risk of concurrent climate-related electricity supply disruption. Nature Energy, 2, pp. 946-953.

 

Darkey D, Mushili BM (2017). Implications of climate variability on artisanal fishing in the Kafue Flats of Zambia. PONTE, 73 (6), pp. 67-97.

 

Dia L, Palombo C, van Gils H, Rossiter D, Tognetti R, Lou G (2017). Pinus mugo Krummholz dynamics during concomitant change in pastoralism and climate in the Central Apennines. Mountain Research and Development, 37 (1), pp. 75-86.

 

Diffey B, Norval M, Albers PN, Wright CY (2017). The influence of HIV infection on the age dependence of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin in South Africa. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 107 (2), pp. 127-129.

 

Engelbrecht CJ, Landman WA, Graham R, McLean P (2017). Seasonal predictive skill of intraseasonal synoptic type variability over the Cape south coast of South Africa by making use of the Met Office Global Seasonal Forecast System 5. International Journal of Climatology, 37, pp. 1998-2012.

 

Gijben M, Dyson LL, Loots MT (2017). A statistical scheme to forecast the daily lightning threat over southern Africa using the Unified Model. Atmospheric Research, 194, pp. 78-88.

 

Goliger A, Retief J, Kruger AC (2017). Review of climatic input data for wind load design in accordance with SANS 10160-3. Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 59 (4), pp. 2-11.

 

Haussmann NS (2017). Soil movement by burrowing mammals: A review comparing excavation size and rate to body mass of excavators. Progress in Physical Geography, 41 (1), pp. 29-45.

 

Horowitz H, Garland R, Thatcher M, Landman WA, Dedekind Z, van der Merwe J, Engelbrecht F (2017). Evaluation of climate model aerosol seasonal and spatial variability over Africa using AERONET. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (22), pp. 13999-14023.

 

Isioye OA, Combrinck WL, Botai OJ (2017). Retrieval and analysis of precipitable water vapour based on GNSS, AIRS, and reanalysis models over Nigeria. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 38 (20), pp. 5710-5735.

 

Kalumba AM, Olwoch JM, van Aardt, Botai OJ, Rautenbach CJDW (2017). Industrial development zone and South African environmental legal initiatives post-1994: a quest for sustainable industrial development. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 60 (3), pp. 462-481.

 

Kasimona(Milupi) ID, Somers MJ, Ferguson JWH (2017). Local ecological knowledge and community-based management of wildlife resources: A study of the Mumbwa and Lupande Game Management areas of Zambia. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education, 33, pp. 25-38.

 

Katumba KS, Coetzee SM (2017). Employing Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques for improving the discovery of geospatial resources on the web. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 6 (9), pp. 1-20.

 

Kleynhans W, Salmon B, Wessels KJ (2017). A novel framework for parameter selection of the autocorrelation change detection method using 250m MODIS time-series data in the Gauteng province of South Africa. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 6 (3), pp. 407-415.

 

Komen DK (2017). Could malaria control programmes be timed to coincide with onset of rainfall? EcoHealth, 14 (2), pp. 259-271.

 

Kruger AC, Nxumalo M (2017). Historical rainfall trends in South Africa: 1921-2015. Water SA, 43 (2), pp. 285-297.

 

Kruger AC, Retief J, Goliger A (2017). Development of an updated fundamental basic wind speed map for SANS 10160-3. Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, 59 (4), pp. 12-25.

 

Kunda-Wamuwi CF, Babalola FD, Chirwa WP (2017). Investigating factors responsible for farmers' abandonment of Jatropha curcas L. as bioenergy crop under smallholder out-grower schemes in Chibombo District, Zambia. Energy Policy, 110, pp. 62-68.

 

Kunene Z, Albers PN, Lucas R, Banwell C, Mathee A, Wright CY (2017). My child did not like using sun protection': practices and perceptions of child sun protection among rural black African mothers. BMC Public Health, 17 (677), pp. 1-8.

 

Lekgeu MS, Davis NC (2017). Perceptions of Climate Change among Grade 11 Learners in the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education, 33, pp. 52-70.

 

Liebenberg K, Smit A, Coetzee SM, Kijko A (2017). A GIS approach to seismic risk assessment with an application to mining-related seismicity in Johannesburg, South Africa. Acta Geophysica, 65, pp. 645-657.

 

Louw MA, le Roux PC, Meyer-Milne E, Haussmann NS (2017). Mammal burrowing in discrete landscape patches further increases soil and vegetation heterogeneity in an arid environment. Journal of Arid Environments, 141, pp. 68-75.

 

Luhunga PM, Chang’a L, Djolov G (2017). Assessment of the impacts of climate change on maize production in the Wami Ruvu basin of Tanzania. Journal of Water and Climate Change, 8 (1), pp. 142-164.

 

Luhunga PM, Djolov G (2017). Evaluation of the use of moist potential vorticity and moist potential vorticity vector in describing annual cycles of rainfall over different regions in Tanzania. Frontiers in Earth Sciences, 1, pp. 1-10.

 

Madonsela S, Cho M, Mathieu R, Mutanga O, Ramoelo A, Kaszta Z, van de Kerchove R, Wolff E (2017). Multi-phenology WorldView-2 imagery improves remote sensing of savannah tree species. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 58, pp. 65-73.

 

Mafanya M, Tsele PL, Botai OJ, Manyama P, Swart B, Monate T (2017). Evaluating pixel and object based image classification techniques for mapping plant invasions from UAV derived aerial imagery: Harrisia pomanensis as a case study. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 129, pp. 1-11.

 

Majozi N, Mannaerts C, Ramoelo A, Mathieu R, Mudau A, Verhoef W (2017). An intercomparison of Satellite-Based daily evapotranspiration estimates under different eco-climatic regions in South Africa. Remote Sensing, 9 (4), pp. 1-21.

 

Majozi N, Mannaerts C, Ramoelo A, Mathieu R, Nickless A, Verhoef W (2017). Analysing surface energy balance closure and partitioning over a semi-arid savanna FLUXNET site in Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21, pp. 3401-3415.

 

Mararakanye N, Sumner PD (2017). Gully erosion: A comparison of contributing factors in two catchments in South Africa. Geomorphology, 288, pp. 99-110.

 

Mashaba ZO, Chirima G, Botai OJ, Combrinck WL, Munghemezulu C, Dube E (2017). Forecasting winter wheat yields using MODIS NDVI data for the Central Free State region. South African Journal of Science, 113 (11), pp. 1-6.

 

Mograbi P, Asner G, Witkowski E, Erasmus B, Wessels KJ, Mathieu R, Vaughn N (2017). Humans and elephants as treefall drivers in African savannas. Ecography, 40, pp. 1274-1284.

 

Mubanga KH, Ferguson JWH (2017). Threats to food sufficiency among smallholder farmers in Choma, Zambia. Food Security, 9 (4), pp. 745-758.

 

Naicker N, Teare J, Balakrishna Y, Wright CY, Mathee A (2017). Indoor temperatures in low cost housing in Johannesburg, South Africa. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14 (1410), pp. 1-18.

 

Nsubuga F, Botai OJ, Olwoch JM, Rautenbach CJDW, Kalumba AM, Tsele PL, Adeola AM, Mearns K (2017). Detecting changes in surface water area of Lake Kyoga sub-basin using remotely sensed imagery in a changing climate. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 127 (1-2), pp. 327-337.

 

Petersen F, Dabrowski J, Forbes PBC (2017). Identifying potential surface Water Sampling sites for emerging chemical pollutants in Gauteng Province, South Africa. Water SA, 43 (1), pp. 153-165.

 

Rautenbach V, Coetzee SM, Coltekin A (2017). Development and evaluation of a specialized task taxonomy for spatial planning – A map literacy experiment with topographic maps. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 127, pp. 16-26.

 

Recio M, Maloney R, Mathieu R, Virgos E, Moore A, Seddon P (2017). Optimizing control programmes by integrating data from fine-scale space use by introduced predators. Biological Invasions, 19 (1), pp. 209-221.

 

Sangeetha S, Sivakumar V, Josipovic M, Gebreslasie M, Wright CY (2017). SO2 seasonal variation and assessment of Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) measurements at Sharpeville (27.86°E; 26.68°S) a South African ground-based station. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 38 (23), pp. 6680-6696.

 

Schlegel R, Oliver E, Perkins-Kirkpatrick S, Kruger AC, Smit A (2017). Predominant atmospheric and oceanic patterns during coastal marine heatwaves. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4, pp. 1-15.

 

Singh J, Kruger AC (2017). Is the summer season losing potential for solar energy applications in South Africa?. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, 28 (2), pp. 52-60.

 

Sinvula KM, Coetzee SM, Cooper AK, OwusuBanahene W, Nangola E, Rautenbach V, Hipondoka M (2017). A comparative analysis of stakeholder roles in the spatial data infrastructures of South Africa, Namibia and Ghana. International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research, 12, pp. 1-25.

 

van der Hoven C, Ubomba-Jaswa E, van der Merwe BJ, Loubser MJ, Abia A (2017). The impact of various land uses on the microbial and physicochemical quality of surface water bodies in developing countries: Prioritisation of water resources management areas. Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring and Management, 8, pp. 280-289.

 

Wright CY, Albers PN, Mathee A, Kunene Z, D'Este C, Swaminathan A, Lucas R (2017). Sun protection to improve vaccine effectiveness in children in a high ambient ultraviolet radiation and rural environment: An intervention study. BMC Public Health, 17 (37), pp. 1-8.

 

Wright CY, Albers PN, Reeder A, Mathee A (2017). Sunbeds and skin cancer risk: Quantifying a baseline estimate of sunbed facilities in South Africa prior to implementation of sunbed regulations. Pan African Medical Journal, 26 (188), pp. 1-11.

 

Wright CY, Dominick F, Kunene Z, Kapwata K, Street R (2017). Bibliometric trends of South African environmental health articles between 1998 and 2015: Making local research visible and retrievable. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 107 (10), pp. 915-924.

 

Wright CY, Ramotsehoa M, du Plessis J, Wittlich M, Peters C (2017). Solar UV radiation-induced non-melanoma skin cancer as an occupational reportable disease: international experience to inform South Africa. Occupational Health Southern Africa, 23 (2), pp. 2-9.

 

Wright CY, Reddy T, Mathee A, Street R (2017). Sun exposure, sun-related symptoms, and sun protection practices in an African informal traditional medicines market. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14 (10), pp. 1-7.

 

Wright CY, Street R, Cele N, Kunene Z, Balakrishna Y, Albers PN, Mathee A (2017). Indoor temperatures in patient waiting rooms in eight rural primary health care centers in northern South Africa and the related potential risks to human health and wellbeing. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14, pp. 1-11.

 

York K, Dlova N, Wright CY, Khumalo N, Kellett P, Kassanjee R, Mosam A (2017). Primary cutaneous malignancies in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa: A retrospective histopathological review. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 107 (1), pp. 83-88.

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Book Chapters
Landman WA, Malherbe J, Engelbrecht F (2017). South Africa's present-day climate. 2nd Edition. In J. Mambo and K. Faccer (eds.), Understanding the social and environmental implications of global change, South Africa, Johannesburg (pp. 7-12). ISBN 978-0-992236-06-9.
 
Chamberlain WO, Davis NC (2017). A community-private partnership centred on a lease agreement - Richmond Estate. 1st Edition In W. Chamberlain & W. Anseeuw (eds.), Inclusive businesses in agriculture: What, how and for who? Critical insights based on South African cases, South Africa, South Africa: African Sun Media. (pp. 179-189). 978-1-928355-09-0.
 
Davis NC, Chamberlain WO (2017). Land restitution community's joint venture engagement with large exporters - The cases of New Dawn and Batau. 1st Edition In W. Chamberlain & W. Anseeuw (eds.), Inclusive businesses in agriculture: What, how and for who? Critical insights based on South African cases, South Africa, South Africa: African Sun Media. (pp. 151-178). 978-1-928355-09-0.
 
Wright CY, Norval M (2017). The Epidemiology of Cutaneous Melanoma in the White andBlack African Population Groups in South Africa. 1st Edition In W. Ward & J. Farma (eds.), Cutaneous Melanoma - Etiology and Therapy, Australia, Australia: Codon Publications. (pp. 23-38). 978-0-9944381-4-0.
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Conference Contributions

Henrico SJ, Coetzee SM, Cooper A (2017). Analysing the practical feasibility of FOSSGIS in military operations – A Cholera outbreak use case. Bonn, Germany, 24 - 26-Aug-2016.

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Conference Porceedings
Coetzee SM, Steiniger S, Kobben B, Iwaniak A, Kaczmarek I, Rapant P, Cooper AK, Behr F, Schoof G, Sinvula KM (2017). The Academic SDI—Towards understanding Spatial Data Infrastructures for research and education. 1st Edition. In M Peterson (ed.), Advances in Cartography and GIScience: Selections from the International Cartographic Conference 2017, Switzerland, Cham: SpringerLink. (pp. 99-113). ISBN 978-3-319-57335-9.
 
Schmitz PMU (2017). Displaying voter gains and losses: Local Government Elections in South Africa for 2011 and 2016. 1st Edition In M Peterson (ed.), Advances in Cartography and GIScience: Selections from the International Cartographic Conference 2017, Switzerland, Cham: SpringerLink. (pp. 309-323). ISBN 978-3-319-57335-9.
 
Schmitz PMU, Goncalves D, Jacobs M (2017). Mapping community vulnerability to poaching: A Whole-of-Society approach. Edition: 1st Edition In M Peterson (ed.), Advances in Cartography and GIScience: Selections from the International Cartographic Conference 2017, Switzerland, Cham: SpringerLink. (pp. 325-339). ISBN 978-3-319-57335-9.
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2016


ARTICLES | BOOK CHAPTERS | CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS | CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Articles

Adeola AM, Botai OJ, Olwoch JM, Rautenbach CJ deW, Adisa OM, Taiwo O, Kalumba AM (2016). Environmental factors and population at risk of malaria in Nkomazi municipality, South Africa. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 21 (5), pp. 675-686.

 

Ayeni A, Cho A, Mathieu R, Adegoke J (2016). The local experts' perception of environmental change and its impacts on surface water in Southwestern Nigeria. Environmental Development, 17, pp. 33-47.

 

Berakie AF, Landman WA, DeWitt D, Olivier C (2016). Global dynamical forecasting system conditioned to robust initial and boundary forcings: Seasonal context. International Journal of Climatology, 36, pp. 4455-4474.

 

Bidassey-Manilal S, Wright CY, Engelbrecht J, Albers PN, Garland R, Matooane M (2016). Students’ perceived Heat-Health Symptoms increased with warmer classroom temperatures. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13 (566), pp. 1-20.

 

Blesic S, Stratimirovic D, Ajtic J, Wright CY, Allen M (2016). Novel approach to analysing large data sets of personal sun exposure measurements. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 26, pp. 613-620.

 

Breetzke GD (2016). Examining the spatial periodicity of crime in South Africa using Fourier analysis. South African Geographical Journal, 98 (2), pp. 275-288.

 

Breetzke GD, Hedding D (2016). The changing racial profile of academic staff at South African higher education institutions (HEIs), 2005–2013. Africa Education Review, 13 (2), pp. 147-164.

 

de Wit JMA, Bhebhe Z, Davidson J, Haggerty S, Hundt P, Jacob J, Lynn M, Marshall T, Skinner C, Smithson K, Stiefenhofer J, Robert M, Revitt A, Spaggiari R, Ward J (2016). Overview of diamond resources in Africa. Episodes, 39 (2), pp. 1-10.

 

du Rand GE, Booysen I, Atkinson D (2016). Culinary mapping and tourism development in South Africa's Karoo region. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure (AJHTL), 5 (4), pp. 1-23.

 

Engelbrecht CJ, Landman WA (2016). Interannual variability of seasonal rainfall over the Cape south coast of South Africa and synoptic type association. Climate Dynamics, 47 (1), pp. 295-313.

 

Gordon L, Elliott T, Wright CY, Deghaye N, Visser W (2016). Modelling the healthcare costs of skin cancer in South Africa. BMC Health Services Research, 16 (113), pp. 1-9.

 

Haussmann NS, Kalwij J, Bezuidenhout JS (2016). Some ecological side-effects of chemical and physical bush clearing in a southern African rangeland ecosystem. South African Journal of Botany, 102, pp. 234-239.

 

Hedding DW, Hansen CD, Nel W, Loubser MJ, le Roux JJ, Meiklejohn KI (2016). Rock mass loss on a nunatak in Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, 48 (1), pp. 1-8.

 

Henrico I, Combrinck WL, Eloff C (2016). Accuracy comparison of Pléiades satellite ortho-images using GPS device based GCPs against TerraSAR-X-based GCPs. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 5 (3), pp. 358-372.

 

Herbst L, Rautenbach CJ deW (2016). Climate change impacts on South African wind energy resources. Africa Insight, 45 (4), pp. 1-5.

 

Hlela SBP, Coetzee SM, Cooper A (2016). Evaluating a public sector organisation for SDI readiness – The case of a South African government department. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 5 (2), pp. 95-107.

 

Inkep R, Hall KJ (2016). Using morphospaces to understand tafoni development. Geomorphology, 261, pp. 193-199.

 

Isioye OA, Combrinck WL, Botai MC (2016). Modelling weighted mean temperature in the West African region: implications for GNSS meteorology. Meteorological Applications, 23, pp. 614-632.

 

Kaszta Z, van de Kerchove R, Ramoelo A, Cho A, Modonsela S, Mathieu R, Wolff E (2016). Seasonal separation of African savanna components using Worldview-2 imagery: A comparison of pixel-and object-based approaches and selected classification algorithms. Remote Sensing, 8 (8), pp. 1-19.

 

Main RS, Mathieu R, Kleynhans W, Wessels KJ, Naidoo L, Asner G (2016). Hyper-temporal C-band SAR for baseline woody structural assessments in deciduous savannas. Remote Sensing, 8, pp. 1-19.

 

Mashaba ZO, Chirima G, Botai OJ, Combrinck WL, Munghemezulu C (2016). Evaluating spectral indices for winter wheat health status monitoring in Bloemfontein using Lsat 8 data. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 5 (2), pp. 227-243.

 

Mashaba ZO, Combrinck WL, Botai OJ, Munghemezulu C, Botha R (2016). Design of a web-based GNSS data management system at HartRAO: Preliminary results. South African Journal of Geology, 119 (1), pp. 117-124.

 

Muchuru S, Botai OJ, Botai MC, Landman WA, Adeola AM (2016). Variability of rainfall over Lake Kariba catchment area in the Zambezi river basin, Zimbabwe. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 124 (1), pp. 325-338.

 

Muchuru S, Landman WA, DeWitt D (2016). Prediction of inflows into Lake Kariba using a combination of physical and empirical models. International Journal of Climatology, 36, pp. 2570-2581.

 

Mufwaya C, Muchuru S (2016). Spatial and temporal characteristics of rainfall in a data-scarce region: case of Kinshasa and Bas-Congo in Democratic Republic of Congo. Hydrological Sciences Journal-Journal des Sciences Hydrologiques, 61 (11), pp. 2024-2032.

 

Munghemezulu C, Combrinck WL, Botai OJ (2016). A review of the lunar laser ranging technique and contribution of timing systems. South African Journal of Science, 112 (3), pp. 1-9.

 

Munghemezulu C, Combrinck WL, Botai OJ, Botha R (2016). Design of the timing system for the new Lunar Laser Ranger proposed for the Matjiesfontein Space Geodetic Observatory in the Great Karoo, South Africa: preliminary results. South African Journal of Geology, 119 (1), pp. 91-98.

 

Munghemezulu C, Combrinck WL, Botai OJ, Mashaba ZO (2016). Mapping GPS multipath: a case study for the lunar laser ranger timing antenna at HartRAO. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 5 (2), pp. 142-155.

 

Munghemezulu C, Combrinck WL, Botai OJ, Quick J (2016). Analysis of the performance of hydrogen maser clocks at the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 5 (3), pp. 325-339.

 

Naidoo L, Mathieu R, Main RS, Wessels KJ, Asner G (2016). L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar imagery performs better than optical datasets at retrieving woody fractional cover in deciduous, dry savannahs. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 52, pp. 54-64.

 

Nel W, Hauptfleisch A, Sumner PD, Boojhawon R, Rughooputh S, Dhurmea K (2016). Intra-event characteristics of extreme erosive rainfall on Mauritius. Physical Geography, 37, pp. 264-275.

 

Norval M, Coussens A, Wilkinson R, Bornman L, Lucas R, Wright CY (2016). Vitamin D status and its consequences for health in South Africa. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13 (1019), pp. 1-22.

 

Ratnam J, Behera S, Doi T, Ratna S, Landman WA (2016). Improvements to the WRF seasonal hindcasts over South Africa by bias correcting the driving SINTEX-F2v CGCM fields. Journal of Climate, 29, pp. 2815-2829.

 

Rautenbach V, Coetzee SM, Jooste DF (2016). Results of an evaluation of augmented reality mobile development frameworks for addresses in augmented reality. Spatial Information Research, 24, pp. 211-223.

 

Robyn L, Norval M, Wright CY (2016). Solar ultraviolet radiation in Africa: a systematic review and critical evaluation of the health risks and use of photoprotection. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 15 (10), pp. 10-23.

 

Schmitz PMU (2016). The use of supply chains and supply chain management in the production of forensic maps using data from a fraud case. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 5 (2), pp. 156-174.

 

Shirvani A, Landman WA (2016). Seasonal precipitation forecast skill over Iran. International Journal of Climatology, 36, pp. 1887-1900.

 

Stander JH, Dyson LL, Engelbrecht C (2016). A snow forecasting decision tree for significant snowfall over the interior of South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 112 (9), pp. 1-10.

 

Tesfaye M, Botai MC, Sivakumar V, Tsidu G, Rautenbach CJ deW, Moja S (2016). Simulation of bulk aerosol direct radiative effects and its climatic feedbacks in South Africa using RegCM4. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 142, pp. 1-19.

 

Tsele PL, Combrinck WL, Botha R, Ngcobo BL (2016). A proposed mathematical model of thermal variations on the HartRAO lunar laser ranging telescope for enhanced test of earth-moon system dynamics. South African Journal of Geology, 119 (1), pp. 83-90.

 

Tsele PL, Combrinck WL, Botha R, Ngcobo BL (2016). Thermal analysis of the LLR optical telescope tube assembly based in Hartebeesthoek radio astronomy observatory. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica, 51, pp. 393-403.

 

Tsele PL, Combrinck WL, Ngcobo BL (2016). A spatiotemporal analysis of the effect of ambient temperatures on the thermal behaviour of the Lunar Laser Ranging optical telescope at Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 5 (3), pp. 373-392.

 

Wessels KJ, van den Bergh F, Roy D, Salmon B, Steenkamp K, MacAlister B, Swanepoel D, Jewitt D (2016). Rapid land cover map updates using change detection and robust random forest classifiers. Remote Sensing, 8 (11), pp. 1-24.

 

Wright CY, Albers PN, Oosthuizen M, Naidoo M (2016). Geographical differences in primary school children's key sun-related behaviours. South African Geographical Journal, 98 (2), pp. 199-216.

 

Wright CY, Karsten A, Wilkes M, Singh A, du Plessis J, Albers PN, Karsten P (2016). Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy versus mexameter® MX18 measurements of melanin and erythema in an African population. Photochemistry and Photobiology, 92 (4), pp. 632-636.

 

Wright CY, Reeder A, Albers PN (2016). Knowledge and practice of sun protection in schools in South Africa where no national sun protection programme exists. Health Education Research, 31 (2), pp. 247-259.

 

Wright CY, Wilkes M, du Plessis J, Reeder A, Albers PN (2016). In multiple situational light settings, visual observation for skin colour assessment is comparable with colorimeter measurement. Skin Research and Technology, 22, pp. 305-310.

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Book Chapters

Fairhurst J, Hattingh P, Sumner PD, Booysen I (2016). A history of Geography at the University of Pretoria. 1st Edition. In G. Visser & R. Donaldson & C. Seethal (eds.), The Origin and Growth of Geography as a Discipline at South African Universities, South Africa, Stellenbosch: SUN MeDIA. (pp. 33-54). ISBN 978-1-928357-25-4.

 

Sumner PD, Nel W, Rughooputh S, Boojhawon R, Dhurmea K, le Roux J, Anderson R (2016). Rainfall erosivity and soil erosion risk assessment in Tropical Island Environment: A case study of Mauritius. 1st Edition. In M. Meadows & J. Lin (eds.), Advances in Geographical and Environmental Sciences: Geomorphology and Society, Japan: Springer. (pp. 217-230). ISBN 978-4-431-55998-6.

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Conference Contributions

Rautenbach V, Coetzee SM, Hankel M (2016) Exploratory user study to evaluate the effect of street name changes on route planning using 2D maps. XXIII ISPRS Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, 12- 19 July 2016.

 

Sibolla BH, van Zyl T, Coetzee SM (2016). Towards the development of a taxonomy for visualisation of streamed geospatial data. XXIII ISPRS Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, 12- 19 July 2016.

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Conference Proceedings

Coetzee SM, Rautenbach V (2016). Reflections on a community-based service learning approach in a geoinformatics project module. In S Gruner (ed.) Proceedings of the 45th Annual Conference of the Southern African Computer Lecturer's Association, SACLA 2016, Cullinan, South Africa, 5-6 July 2016, Revised Selected Papers. Cham: Springer. (pp. 143-159) ISBN 978-3-319-47679-7.

 

Landman WA, Archer E, Tadross M (2016). Decision-relevant information on seasonal time scales – the case of a farm in northern Namibia. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Cape Town, South Africa, 31 October-1 November 2016.

 

Mathole K, Ndarana T, Landman WA, Beraki A (2016). The climatology of the stratospheric zonal wind and its wave driving in the SAWS operation seasonal prediction system. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Cape Town, South Africa, 31 October-1 November 2016.

 

Pretorius SN, Weepener H, le Roux J, Sumner PD (2016). Swat and Obia based sediment yield analysis in the Tsitsa Catchment of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. In R Donaldson, G Visser, J Kemp & J de Waal (eds.) Proceedings of the Centenary Conference of the Society of South African Geographers, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 25-28 September 2016. (pp. 315-323) ISBN: 978-0-7972-1610-5.

 

Sangeetha S, Sivakumar V, Josipovic M, Gebreslasie M, Wright CY (2016) Comparative study of OMI BRD and PCA algorithm retrievals in relation to ground based measurements over a South African Site. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Cape Town, South Africa, 31 October-1 November 2016.

 

Swart A, Djolov G (2016) An analysis of the air dispersion potential over Uubvlei, Oranjemund, Namibia. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Cape Town, South Africa, 31 October-1 November 2016.

 

Tizora PC, le Roux A, Mans G, Cooper AK (2016). Land use and land cover change in the Western Cape Province: Quantification of changes & understanding of driving factors. In A Ogra, I Nkoane, KLK Mohan & N Minyuku (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th Planning Africa Conference 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa, 4-6 July 2016. ISBN: 978-0-620-69628-9.

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2015


ARTICLES | BOOK CHAPTERS | CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS | CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Articles

Adeola AM, Botai OJ, Olwoch JM, Rautenbach CJDW, Kalumba AM, Tsele PL, Adisa OM, Nsubuga FWN, Mmtoni P, Ssentongo AA (2015). Application of geographical information system and remote sensing in malaria research and control in South Africa: a review. South African Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1, pp. 1-8.

 

Adeyemi AA, Botai OJ, Ramoelo A, van der Merwe FJ, Tsele PL (2015). Effect of impervious surface area and vegetation changes on mean surface temperature over Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 4 (4), pp. 351-368.

 

Albers PN, Wright CY, Voyi KVV, Mathee A (2015). Household fuel use and child respiratory ill health in two towns in Mpumalanga, South Africa. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105 (7), pp. 573-577.

 

Berakie AF, Landman WA, DeWitt D (2015). On the comparison between seasonal predictive skill of global circulation models: Coupled versus uncoupled. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 120 (21), pp. 151-172.

 

Botai MC, Botai OJ, Muchuru S, Ngwana I (2015). Hydrometeorological research in South Africa: A Review. Water, 7, pp. 1580-1594.

 

Botai MC, Combrinck WL, Botai OJ (2015). Satellite laser ranging measurements in South Africa: Contributions to earth system sciences. South African Journal of Science, 111 (3), pp. 1-9.

 

Coetzee SM, Rautenbach V, du Plessis H (2015). A qualitative comparison of South Africa's geomatics professional body's academic model against industry's understanding of SDI knowledge and skills requirements. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 39 (1), pp. 4-17.

 

Coetzee SM, Smit J (2015). Development of an observatory for spatial planning in South Africa: A best practice review. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 4 (3), pp. 326-338.

 

Conway D, van Garderen E, Deryng D, Dorling S, Krueger T, Landman WA, Lankford B, Lebek K, Osborn T, Ringler C, Thurlow (2015). Climate and Southern Africa's water-energy-food nexus. Nature Climate Change, 5, pp. 837-846.

 

du Plessis I, Liebenberg K, Smit A, Coetzee SM, Kijko A (2015). Preliminary investigation into the cause of acid mine water induced seismicity in Johannesburg. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 4 (3), pp. 299-308.

 

Dyson LL (2015). A heavy rainfall sounding climatology over Gauteng, South Africa, using self-organising maps. Climate Dynamics, 45 (44), pp. 3051-3065.

 

Dyson LL, van Heerden J, Sumner PD (2015). A baseline climatology of sounding-derived parameters associated with heavy rainfall over Gauteng, South Africa. International Journal of Climatology, 35, pp. 114-127.

 

Engelbrecht CJ, Landman WA, Engelbrecht F, Malherbe J (2015). A synoptic decomposition of rainfall over the Cape south coast of South Africa. Climate Dynamics, 44, pp. 2589-2607.

 

Fasina FO, Mokoele JM, Spencer BT, Van Leengoed LAMG, Bevis Y, Booysen I (2015). Spatio-temporal patterns and movement analysis of pigs from smallholder farms and implications for African swine fever spread, Limpopo province, South Africa. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 82 (1), pp. 1-11.

 

Fisher J, Witkowski E, Erasmus B, Mograbi P, Asner G, van Aardt JAN, Wessels KJ, Mathieu R (2015). What lies beneath: detecting sub-canopy changes in savanna woodlands using a three-dimensional classification method. Applied Vegetation Science, 18 (3), pp. 528-540.

 

Garland R, Matooane M, Engelbrecht F, Bopape M, Landman WA, Naidoo M, van der Merwe J, Wright CY (2015). Regional projections of extreme apparent temperature days in Africa and the related potential risk to human health. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12, pp. 12577-12604.

 

Hodza P, Schaab G, Coetzee SM, van der Merwe FJ, Vogt B (2015). Comparing proportional compositions of geospatial technology-related programs at three universities. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 4 (3), pp. 240-249.

 

Isioye OA, Combrinck WL, Botai OJ, Munghemezulu C (2015). The potential for observing African weather with GNSS Remote Sensing. Advances in Meteorology, 2015, pp. 1-16.

 

Katumba KS, Coetzee SM (2015). Enhancing the online discovery of geospatial data through taxonomy, folksonomy and semantic annotations. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 4 (3), pp. 339-350.

 

Kleynhans W, Salmon B, Wessels KJ, Olivier JW (2015). Rapid detection of new and expanding human settlements in the Limpopo province of South Africa using a spatio-temporal change detection method. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 40, pp. 74-80.

 

Komen DK, Olwoch JM, Rautenbach CJ deW, Botai OJ, Adebayo AO (2015). Long-run relative importance of temperature as the main driver to malaria transmission in Limpopo Province, South Africa: A simple econometric approach. EcoHealth, 12, pp. 131-143.

 

Makgabutlane M, Wright CY (2015). Real-time measurement of outdoor worker's exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation in Pretoria, South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 111, pp. 1-7.

 

Mograbi P, Erasmus B, Witkowski E, Asner G, Wessels KJ, Mathieu R, Knapp D, Martin R, Main RS (2015). Biomass increases go under cover: Woody vegetation dynamics in South African rangelands. PLoS One, 10 (5), pp. 1-21.

 

Muchuru S, Botai MC, Botai OJ, Adeola AM (2015). The hydrometeorology of the Kariba catchment area based on the probability distributions. Earth Interactions, 19, pp. 1-10.

 

Naidoo L, Mathieu R, Main RS, Kleynhans W, Wessels KJ, Asner G, Leblon B (2015). Savannah woody structure modelling and mapping using multi-frequency (X-, C- and L-band) Synthetic Aperture Radar data. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 105, pp. 234-250.

 

Nurse VA, Wright CY, Allen M, McKenzie R (2015). Solar ultraviolet radiation exposure of South African marathon runners during competition marathon runs and training sessions: A feasibility study. Photochemistry and Photobiology, 91, pp. 971-979.

 

Pierce J, Lawhon ME (2015). Walking as method: toward methodological forthrightness and comparability in urban geographical research. Professional Geographer, 67 (4), pp. 655-662.

 

Pretorius E, Pretorius R (2015). Improving the potential of pixel-based supervised classification in the absence of quality ground truth data. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 4 (3), pp. 250-263.

 

Ramoelo A, Cho M, Mathieu R, Skidmore A (2015). Potential of Sentinel-2 spectral configuration to assess rangeland quality. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 9 (1), pp. 1-11.

 

Rautenbach V, Bevis Y, Coetzee SM, Combrinck C (2015). Evaluating procedural modelling for 3D models of informal settlements in urban design activities. South African Journal of Science, 111 (11/12), pp. 1-10.

 

Schmitz PMU, Eksteen SP, de Bruin S (2015). Towards a new way of measuring service delivery in Gauteng: Calculating a Fortunate Index. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 4 (3), pp. 317-325.

 

Slippers B, Vogel CH, Fioramonti L (2015). Global trends and opportunities for development of African research universities. South African Journal of Science, 111 (1), January: pp. 11-14.

 

Sweijd N, Wright CY, Westwood A, Rouault M, Landman WA, MacKenzie L, Nuttall J, Mahomed H, Cousins T, Winston A, Berhoozi F, Kalule B, Kruger P, Govender C, Minakawa N (2015). Climate change is catchy – but when will it really hurt?. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105 (12), pp. 1018-1023.

 

Tesfaye M, Tsidu G, Botai OJ, Sivakumar V, Rautenbach CJ deW (2015). Mineral dust aerosol distrbution, its direct and semi-direct effects over South Africa on regional climate model simulation. Journal of Arid Environments, 114, pp. 22-40.

 

Urbazaev M, Thiel C, Mathieu R, Naidoo L, Levick S, Smit I, Asner G, Schmullius C (2015). Assessment of the mapping of fractional woody cover in southern African savannas using multi-temporal and polarimetric ALOS PALSAR L-band images. Remote Sensing of Environment, 166, pp. 138-153.

 

Wilkes M, Wright CY, du Plessis J, Reeder A (2015). Fitzpatrick skin type, individual typology angle, and melanin index in an African population: Steps toward universally applicable skin photosensitivity assessments. JAMA Dermatology, 151 (8), pp. 902-903.

 

Wright CY, Norval M, Hertle R (2015). Oculocutaneous albinisim in Sub-Saharana Africa: Adverse sun-associated health effects and photoprotection. Photochemistry and Photobiology, 91, pp. 27-32.

 

Wright CY, Reeder A, Albers PN (2015). School students' knowledge and understanding of the global solar ultraviolet index. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 105 (12), pp. 1024-1029.

 

Wright CY, Reeder A, Gray A, Hammond V (2015). Comparison of Munsell(®) color chart assessments with primary schoolchildren's self-reported skin color. Skin Research and Technology, 21 (4), pp. 459-465.

 

Wright CY, Wilkes M, du Plessis J, Reeder A (2015). Self-reported skin colour and erythemal sensitivity vs. objectively measured constitutive skin colour in an African population with predominantly dark skin. Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine, 31 (6), pp. 315-324.

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Book Chapters

Schmitz PMU, Cooper AK (2015). Forensic Geography. In R. Zinn & S. Dintwe (eds.), Forensic Investigation: Legislative principles and investigative practice, South Africa, Pretoria: Juta. (pp. 305-360). ISBN 978-0-70218-647-9.

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Conference Contributions

Eksteen S, Coetzee SM, Lyew M, Olivares M, Solis P (2015). Geographic Information Science education at African and Latin American universities: A comparative review. The 27th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2015), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 23-28 August 2015.

 

Engelbrecht CJ, Landman WA (2015). Seasonal forecasting of synoptic type variability: potential intraseasonal predictability relevant to the Cape south coast of South Africa. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

Gijben M, Dyson LL, Loots MT (2015). A lightning threat index for South Africa using numerical weather prediction data. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

John J, Garland R, Landman WA (2015). Understanding of extreme temperature events by environmental health stakeholders in South Africa. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

Landman WA, Barnston A, Vogel C (2015). Ranking seasonal rainfall forecast skill of emerging and developing economies. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

Mkhwanazi M, Landman WA, Engelbrecht F, Olivier C (2015). Downscaled climate change projections over northeastern South Africa: Implications for streamflow. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

Mpanza TC, Dyson LL (2015). Comparison of January 1981 and January 2014 cut-off low pressure systems. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

Mpheshea LE, Landman WA (2015). Predicting the extreme 2015/16 El Nino event. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

Msomba EB, Engelbrecht CJ (2015). Evaluation of the ERA interim precipitation products over Eastern Tanzania. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

Phakula S, Landman WA, Beraki A (2015). Predictability of the intra-seasonal rainfall characteristics variables over South Africa. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

Pienaar N, Dyson LL, Klopper E (2015). Atmospheric anomalies during the 2012/13 extreme hail seasons over Gauteng. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

Rautenbach V, Coetzee SM, Schiewe J, Coltekin A (2015). An Assessment of visual variables for the cartographic design of 3D informal settlement models. The 27th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2015), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 23-28 August 2015.

 

Rautenbach V, Coltekin A, Coetzee SM (2015). Exploring the Impact of Visual Complexity Levels in 3D City Models on the Accuracy of Individuals’ Orientation and Cognitive Maps. ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences (GeoVIS'15 Workshop "Rendering and Cognition with Images and Hybrid Visualizations"), La Grande Motte, France, 28 September - 3 October 2015.

 

Swart A, Djolov G (2015). Effect of Meteorological Factors and Emission Reduction on Pollution in the Vaal Triangle Airshed Priority Area. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

 

Wright CY, Griffith D (2015). Solar UVR instrument inter-comparison focusing on measurement interval recording setting and solar zenith angle as important factors. 31st Conference of the South African Society for Atmospheric Science, Hennops River Valley, South Africa, 21-22 September 2015.

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Conference Proceedings

Coetzee SM, Wolff-Piggott B (2015). A Review of SDI Literature: Searching for Signs of Inverse Infrastructures. 3rd Edition. In CR Sluter, CM Cruz & P Leal de Menezes (eds.), Cartography-Maps Connecting the World: 27th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2015), Heidelberg: SpringerNature. (pp. 113-125). ISBN 978-3-319-17737-3.

 

Coetzee SM, Schmitz PMU, Cooper AK, Kruger T, Speed K, Barkhuizen M, Lochner H, Linnen C (2015). Space-Time Visualization for Investigative and Forensic Purposes. 3rd Edition. In CR Sluter, CM Cruz & P Leal de Menezes (eds.), Cartography-Maps Connecting the World: 27th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2015), Heidelberg: SpringerNature. (pp. 267-280). ISBN 978-3-319-17737-3.

 

le Roux A, Khuluse S, Naude AJS (2015). Creating a High-Resolution Social Vulnerability Map in Support of National Decision Makers in South Africa. 3rd Edition. In CR Sluter, CM Cruz & P Leal de Menezes (eds.), Cartography-Maps Connecting the World: 27th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2015), Heidelberg: SpringerNature. (pp. 283-293). ISBN 978-3-319-17737-3.

 

Schmitz PMU, Cooper AK, Kruger T, Speed K, Barkhuizen M, Lochner H, Linnen C (2015). Space-Time visualization for investigative and forensic purposes. 1st Edition In CR Sluter, CM Cruz & P Leal de Menezes (eds.), Cartography-Maps Connecting the World: 27th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2015), Heidelberg: SpringerNature. (pp. 267-280). ISBN 978-3-319-17737-3.

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2014


ARTICLES | CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS | CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Articles

Atkinson JT, Ismail R, Robertson MP (2014). Mapping bugweed (Solanum mauritianum) infestations in Pinus patula plantations using hyperspectral imagery and support vector machines. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 7 (1), pp. 17-28.

 

Berakie AF, DeWitt D, Landman WA, Olivier JW (2014). Dynamical seasonal climate prediction using an ocean-atmosphere coupled climate model developed in partnership between South Africa and the IRI. Journal of Climate, 27, pp. 1719-1741.

 

Bopape MM, Engelbrecht F, Randall D, Landman WA (2014). Advances towards the development of a cloud-resolving model in South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 110 (9), pp. 1-12.

 

Bopape MM, Engelbrecht F, Randall D, Landman WA (2014). Simulations of an isolated two-dimensional thunderstorm: Sensitivity to cloud droplet size and the presence of graupel. Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, 50, pp. 139-151.

 

Botai MC, Combrinck WL, Botai OJ (2014). Investigating the effect of tide parameterization and gravity field models on SLR solutions. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica, 49 (4), pp. 503-515.

 

Coetzee SM, Eksteen SP, Roos A (2014). Results from a survey of the South African GISc community show who they are and what they do. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 3 (2), pp. 224-245.

 

Coetzee SM, Tjia DE (2014). A new model for the City of Johannesburg information-PART 2. IMIESA, 39 (4), pp. 67-71.

 

Darkey D, Alexander PJ (2014). Trophy hunting: The Tuli Safari Circle in Zimbabwe. Journal of Human Ecology, 45 (3), pp. 257-268.

 

Darkey D, Turatsinze RHJ (2014). Artisanal fishing in Beira, central Mozambique. Journal of Human Ecology, 47 (3), pp. 317-328.

 

Ernstson H, Lawhon ME, Duminy J (2014). Conceptual vectors of African urbanism: 'Engaged Theory-Making' and 'Platform of Engagement'. Regional Studies, 48 (9), pp. 1563-1577.

 

Kgakatsi I, Rautenbach CJDW (2014). The contribution of seasonal climate forecasts to the management of agricultural disaster-risk in South Africa. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 8, pp. 100-113.

 

Landman WA (2014). How the International Research Institute for Climate and Society has contributed towards seasonal climate forecast modelling and operations in South Africa. Earth Perspectives, 1, pp. 1-13.

 

Landman WA, Berakie AF, DeWitt D, Lotter D (2014). SST prediction methodologies and verification considerations for dynamic mid-summer rainfall forecasts for South Africa. Water SA, 40 (4), pp. 615-622.

 

Lawhon ME, Ernstson H, Silver J (2014). Provincializing urban political ecology: Towards a situated UPE through African urbanism. Antipode, 46 (2), pp. 497-516.

 

Lazenby M, Landman WA, Garland R, DeWitt D (2014). Seasonal temperature prediction skill over Southern Africa and human health. Meteorological Applications, 21, pp. 963-974.

 

Malherbe J, Engelbrecht F, Landman WA (2014). Response of the Southern Annular Mode to tidal forcing and bidecadal rainfall cycle over subtropical southern Africa. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 119, pp. 2032-2049.

 

Malherbe J, Landman WA, Engelbrecht F (2014). The bi-decadal rainfall cycle, Southern Annular Mode and tropical cyclones over the Limpopo River Basin, southern Africa. Climate Dynamics, 42, pp. 3121-3138.

 

Malherbe J, Landman WA, Olivier C, Sakuma H, Luo J (2014). Seasonal forecast of the SINTEX-F coupled model applied to maize yield and streamflow estimates over north-eastern South Africa. Meteorological Applications, 21, pp. 733-742.

 

Mathole K, Ndarana T, Berakie AF, Landman WA (2014). Impact of lower stratospheric ozone on seasonal prediction systems. South African Journal of Science, 110 (3/4), pp. 1-8.

 

Mayer D, Bohm J, Combrinck WL, Botai OJ, Bohm S (2014). Importance of the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory for the VLBI network. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica, 49 (2), pp. 313-325.

 

Molekwa S, Engelbrecht C, Rautenbach CJ deW (2014). Attributes of cut-off low induced rainfall over the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 118, pp. 307-318.

 

Muchuru S, Landman WA, DeWitt D, Lotter D (2014). Seasonal rainfall predictability over the Lake Kariba catchment area. Water SA, 40 (3), pp. 461-470.

 

Munghemezulu C, Combrinck L, Mayer D, Botai MC (2014). Comparison of site velocities derived from collocated GPS, VLBI and SLR techniques at the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory (Comparison of site velocities). Journal of Geodetic Science, 4, pp. 1-7.

 

Neukom R, Nash D, Endfield G, Grab S, Grove G, Kelso C, Vogel CH, Zinke J (2014). Multi-proxy summer and winter precipitation reconstruction for southern Africa over the last 200 years. Climate Dynamics, 42, pp. 2713-2726.

 

Nsubuga FWN, Olwoch JM, Rautenbach CJ deW (2014). Variability properties of daily and monthly observed near-surface temperatures in Uganda:  1960-2008. International Journal of Climatology, 34, pp. 303-314.

 

Nsubuga FWN, Olwoch JM, Rautenbach CJ deW, Botai OJ (2014). Analysis of mid-twentieth century rainfall trends and variability over southwestern Uganda. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 115, pp. 1-19.

 

Piketh S, Vogel CH, Dunsmore S, Culwick C, Engelbrecht F, Akoon I (2014). Climate change and urban development in southern Africa: The case of Ekurhuleni Municipality (EMM) in South Africa. Water SA, 40 (4), pp. 749-758.

 

Poolman E, Rautenbach CJ deW, Vogel CH (2014). Application of probabilistic precipitation forecast from a deterministic model towards the lead-time of flash flood forecasts in South Africa. Water SA, 40 (4), pp. 729-738.

 

Ramoelo A, Majozi N, Mathieu R, Jovanovic N, Nickless A, Dzikiti S (2014). Validation of global evapotranspiration product (MOD16) using flux tower data in the African savanna, South Africa. Remote Sensing, 6 (8), pp. 7406-7423.

 

Ramudzuli MR, Horn A (2014). Arsenic residues in soil at cattle dip tanks in the Vhembe district, Limpopo province, South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 110 (7), pp. 1-7.

 

Rashki A, Kaskaoutis D, Eriksson PG, Rautenbach CJ deW, Flamant C, Vishkaee F (2014). Spatio-temporal variability of dust aerosols over the Sistan region of Iran based on satellite observations. Natural Hazards, 71 (1), pp. 1-22.

 

Ratna S, Ratnam J, Behera S, Rautenbach CJ deW, Ndarana T, Takahashi K, Yamagata T (2014). Performance assessment of three convective parameterization schemes in WRF for downscaling summer rainfall over South Africa. Climate Dynamics, 42, pp. 2931-2953.

 

Sumner PD (2014). Comment on "Lightning as a geomorphic agent on mountain summits: Evidence from Southern Africa" by Knight and Grab (2014). Geomorphology, 211, pp. 134-136.

 

Tesfaye M, Botai OJ, Sivakumar V, Tsidu G (2014). Simulation of biomass burning aerosols mass distributions and their direct and semi-direct effects over South Africa using a regional climate model. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 125 (177), pp. 177-195.

 

Tsele PL, Wessels KJ, Botai OJ, Archibald S, Swanepoel D, Steenkamp K, Frost P (2014). Validation of the two standard MODIS satellite burned-area products and an empirically-derived merged product in South Africa. Remote Sensing, 6, pp. 1275-1293.

 

Wade RP, Eriksson PG, Rautenbach CJ deW, Duncan GA (2014). Southern African cosmogenic geomythology ("following a star") of the Zion Christian Church. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa, 69, pp. 81-89.

 

Wright CY, Garland R, Norval M, Vogel CH (2014). Human health impacts in a changing South African climate. SAMJ South African Medical Journal, 104 (8), pp. 579-582.

 

Yuan C, Tozuka T, Landman WA, Yamagata T (2014). Dynamical seasonal prediction of Southern Africa summer precipitation. Climate Dynamics, 42, pp. 3357-3374.

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Conference Contribution

 

Barnes MA, Engelbrecht F (2014). Stability, accuracy and conservation properties of flux-form advection scheme. 30th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences: Modelling and Observing the Atmosphere, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1-2 October 2014.

 

Dalton A, Landman WA (2014). Influence of horizontal resolution and ensemble size on model performance. 30th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences: Modelling and Observing the Atmosphere, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1-2 October 2014.

 

Diriba TA, Debusho LK, Botai OJ, Hassan AS (2014). Analysis of extreme rainfall at East London, South Africa. Proceedings of the 56th Annual Conference of the South African Statistical Association for 2014 (SASA 2014), Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 27-Oct-2014 - 30-Oct-2014.

 

Dyson LL (2014). The sinuous ways of SOMs. 30th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences: Modelling and Observing the Atmosphere, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1-2 October 2014.

 

Engelbrecht C, Landman WA (2014). Interannual rainfall variability over the Cape south coast of South Africa linked to cut-off low associated rainfall. 30th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences: Modelling and Observing the Atmosphere, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1-2 October 2014.

 

Garland R, Bopape MM, Matooane M, Engelbrecht F (2014). Projections of heat waves and health impacts in Africa in a changing climate. 30th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences: Modelling and Observing the Atmosphere, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1-2 October 2014.

 

Landman WA, Engelbrecht F, McGregor J, van der Merwe J (2014). Atmospheric modelling for seasonal prediction at the CSIR. 30th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences: Modelling and Observing the Atmosphere, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1-2 October 2014.

 

Landman WA, Engelbreght F, Ndarana T (2014). Anthropogenic radiative forcing of South African and Southern Hemisphere climate variability and change. 30th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences: Modelling and Observing the Atmosphere, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1-2 October 2014.

 

Liebenberg A, Landman S (2014). Comparison study on high resolution rainfall forecast verification techniques. 30th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences: Modelling and Observing the Atmosphere, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1-2 October 2014.

 

Malherbe J, Landman WA, Engelbrecht F (2014). Can intraseasonal to decadal forecasts benefit from consideration of lunar forcing? 30th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences: Modelling and Observing the Atmosphere, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1-2 October 2014.

 

Shibambu P, Landman WA (2014). A study on Bio-meteorological indices for forecasting heat waves over SA. 30th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences: Modelling and Observing the Atmosphere, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1-2 October 2014.

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Conference Proceedings

Cooper AK, Coetzee SM, Rapant P, Laurent D, Danko D, Iwaniak A, Peled A, Moellering H, Duren U (2014). Exploring the Impact of a Spatial Data Infrastructure on Value-Added Resellers and Vice Versa. In M Buchroithner, N.Prechtel, & N Burghardt (eds.), Cartography from Pole to Pole: Selected Contributions to the XXVIth International Cartographic Conference of the ICADresden 2013. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. (pp. 395-404). ISBN 978-3-642-32617-2.

 

Eksteen SP, Coetzee SM (2014). The State of GISc Education and SDI Implementation in the SADC Countries: A Comparative Study. In M Buchroithner, N.Prechtel, & N Burghardt (eds.), Cartography from Pole to Pole: Selected Contributions to the XXVIth International Cartographic Conference of the ICADresden 2013. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. (pp. 471-482). ISBN 978-3-642-32617-2.

 

Kurwakumire E, Coetzee SM, Schmitz PMU, Tjia DE (2014). Supply chain mapping for visualising the SDI in South Africa: A case of land administration data. Proceedings of the Second AfricaGEO Conference (AfricaGEO 2014), Cape Town, South Africa, 1-3 July 2014.

 

Luus NJJ, van der Merwe FJ (2014). Error propagation of stockpile volumetric calculations derived from aerial LiDAR data. Proceedings of the Second AfricaGEO Conference (AfricaGEO 2014), Cape Town, South Africa, 1-3 July 2014.

 

Rautenbach V, Coetzee SM, Coltekin A (2014). Towards evaluating the map literacy of planners in 2D maps and 3D models in South Africa. Proceedings of the Second AfricaGEO Conference (AfricaGEO 2014), Cape Town, South Africa, 1-3 July 2014.

 

Schmitz PMU, Eksteen SP (2014). The Effect of GIS Data Quality on Infrastructure Planning: School Accessibility in the City of Tshwane, South Africa. Proceedings of the Second AfricaGEO Conference (AfricaGEO 2014), Cape Town, South Africa, 1-3 July 2014.

 

Sinvula KM, Coetzee SM, Cooper AK, Nangolo E, OwusuBanahene W, Rautenbach V, Hipondoka M (2014). A Contextual ICA Stakeholder Model Approach for the Namibian Spatial Data Infrastructure (NamSDI). In M Buchroithner, N.Prechtel, & N Burghardt (eds.), Cartography from Pole to Pole: Selected Contributions to the XXVIth International Cartographic Conference of the ICADresden 2013. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. (pp. 381-394). ISBN 978-3-642-32617-2.

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2013


ARTICLES | CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS | CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS | EXTERNAL REPORT

Articles

Botai OJ, Combrinck WL, Rautenbach CJDW (2013). On the global geodetic observing system Afrika's preparedness and challenges. Acta Astronautica, 83, pp. 119-124.

 

Breytenbach A, Eloff C, Pretorius E (2013). Comparing three spaceborne optical sensors via fine scale pixel-based urban land cover classification products. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 2 (4), pp. 309-324.

 

Coetzee SM, Eksteen SP, Grundling CA (2013). Sustainable development the contribution from GISc Education in South Africa. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 2 (3), pp. 246-259.

 

Cooper A, Moellering H, Hjelmager J, Rapant P, Delgado T, Laurent D, Coetzee SM, Danko D, Duren U, Iwaniak A, Brodeur J, Abad P, Huet M, Rajabifard A (2013). A spatial data infrastracture model from the computational viewpoint. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 27 (6), pp. 1133-1151.

 

Darkey D, Kariuki AH (2013). A study of quality life in Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya. Journal of Human Ecology, 41 (3), pp. 207-219.

 

Darkey D, Visagie JH (2013). The more things change the more they remain the same: A study on the quality of life in an informal township in Tshwane. Habitat International, 39, pp. 302-309.

 

Donaldson R, Mehlomakhulu T, Darkey D, Dyssel M, Siyongwana P (2013). Relocation: To be or not to be a black diamond in a South African township. Habitat International, 39, pp. 114-118.

 

Dorn R, Gordon S, Allen C, Cerveny N, Dixon J, Groom K, Hall K, Harrison E, Mol L, Paradise T, Sumner PD, Thompson T, Turkington A (2013). The role of fieldwork in rock decay research: Case studies from the fringe. Geomorphology, 200, pp. 59-74.

 

Engelbrecht C, Engelbrecht F, Dyson LL (2013). High resolution model-projected changes in mid tropospheric closed lows and extreme rainfall events over southern Africa. International Journal of Climatology, 33, pp. 173-187.

 

Hansen CD, Meiklejohn KI, Nel W, Loubser MJ, van der Merwe BJ (2013). Aspect-controlled weathering observed on a blockfield in Dronning Maud land, Antarctica. Geografiska Annaler Series A-Physical Geography, 95, pp. 305-313.

 

Haussmann NS, Mcintyre T, Bumby AJ, Loubser MJ (2013). Referencing practices in Physical Geography: How well do we cite what we write?. Progress in Physical Geography, 37 (4), pp. 543-549.

 

Haussmann NS, Rudolph EM, Kalwij J, Mcintyre T (2013). Fur seal populations facilitate establishment of exotic vascular plants. Biological Conservation, 162, pp. 33-40.

 

Hedding DW, Sumner PD (2013). Diagnostic criteria for pronival ramparts site morphological and sedimentological characteristics. Geografiska Annaler Series A-Physical Geography, 95, pp. 315-322.

 

Kalumba AM, Olwoch JM, van Aardt, Botai OJ, Tsele PL, Nsubuga FWN, Adeola AM (2013). Trend analysis of climate variability over the West Bank-East London area South Africa (1975-2011). Journal of Geography and Geology, 5 (4), pp. 131-147.

 

Lawhon ME (2013). Dumping ground or country in transition? Discourses of e waste in South Africa. Environment and Planning C-Government and Policy, 31, pp. 700-715.

 

le Roux JJ, Sumner PD (2013). Water erosion risk assessment in South Africa: A proposed methodological framework. Geografiska Annaler Series A-Physical Geography, 95, pp. 323-336.

 

Loubser MJ (2013). Weathering of basalt and sandstone by wetting and drying-A process isolation study. Geografiska Annaler Series A-Physical Geography, 95, pp. 295-304.

 

Malherbe J, Engelbrecht F, Landman WA (2013). Projected changes in tropical cyclone climatology and landfall in the Southwest Indian Ocean region under enhanced anthropogenic forcing. Climate Dynamics, 40 (11/12), pp. 2867-2886.

 

Mathieu R, Naidoo L, Cho M, Leblon B, Main RS, Wessels KJ, Asner G, Buckley J, van Aardt JAN, Erasmus B, Smit I (2013). Toward structural assessment of semi-arid African savannahs and woodlands: The potential of multitemporal polarimetric Radarsat-2 fine beam images. Remote Sensing of Environment, 138, pp. 215-231.

 

McGaw LJ, Bagla VP, Steenkamp P, Fouche G, Olivier JW, Eloff JN, Myer M (2013). Antifungal and antibacterial activity and chemical composition of polar and non-polar extracts of Athrixia phylicoides determined using bioautography and HPLC. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 13, pp. 356-358.

Nel W, Anderson RL, Sumner PD, Boojhawon R, Rughooputh S, Dunpath B (2013). Temporal sensitivity analysis of erosivity estimations in a high rainfall tropical island environment. Geografiska Annaler Series A-Physical Geography, 95, pp. 337-343.

 

Nsubuga FWN, Botai OJ, Olwoch JM, Rautenbach CJDW, Bevis Y, Adedeji A (2013). The nature of rainfall in the main drainage sub-basins of Uganda. Hydrological Sciences Journal-Journal des Sciences Hydrologiques, 59 (2), pp. 278-299.

 

Rashki A, Eriksson PG, Rautenbach CJDW, Kaskaoutis D, Grote W, Strydom JE (2013). Assessment of chemical and mineralogical characteristics of airborne dust in the Sistan region, Iran. Chemosphere, 90, pp. 227-236.

 

Rashki A, Rautenbach CJDW, Eriksson PG, Kaskaoutis D, Gupta P (2013). Temporal changes of particulate concentration in the ambient air over the city of Zahedan, Iran. Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, 6, pp. 123-135.

 

Ratnam J, Behera S, Ratna S, Rautenbach CJDW, Lennard C, Luo J, Masumoto Y, Takahashi K, Yamagata T (2013). Dynamical Downscaling of Austral Summer Climate Forecasts over Southern Africa Using a Regional Coupled Model. Journal of Climate, 26 (16), pp. 6015-6032.

 

Rautenbach V, Coetzee SM, Iwaniak A (2013). Orchestrating OGC web services to produce thematic maps in a spatial information infrastructure. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 37 (2013), pp. 107-120.

 

Schmitz PMU, Eloff C, Talmakkies R, Linnen C, Lourens R (2013). Forensic mapping in South Africa four examples. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 40 (3), pp. 238-247.

 

Shabalala N, Combrinck WL, McCrindle R (2013). Effect of farming activities on seasonal variation of water quality of Bonsma dam Kwa Zulu Natal. South African Journal of Science, 109 (7/8), pp. 1-7.

 

Tesfay MB, Botai OJ, Sivakumar D, Tsidu G (2013). Evaluation of regional climatic model simulated aerosol optical properties over South Africa ground-based and satellite observations. ISRN Atmospheric Sciences, 2013 (23748), pp. 1-17.

 

Tjia DE, Coetzee SM (2013). Application of the land administration domain model to the City of Johannesburg land information system. South African Journal of Geomatics (formerly South African Journal of Surveying and Geo-Information), 2 (3), pp. 260-279.

 

van Schalkwyk L, Dyson LL (2013). Climatological characteristics of fog at Cape Town international airport. Weather and Forecasting, June (2013), pp. 631-646.

 

Wessels KJ, Colgan M, Erasmus B, Asner G, Twine W, Mathieu R, van Aardt JAN, Fisher J, Smit I (2013). Unsustainable fuelwood extraction from South African savannas. Environmental Research Letters, 8 (1), pp. 1-10.

 

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Conference Contributions

 

Cooper AK, Coetzee SM, Rapant P, Laurent D, Iwaniak A, Peled A, Moellering H, Duren U (2013). Exploring the impact of a spatial data infrastructure on value added resellers and vice versa26th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2013), Dresden, Germany, 25-30 August 2013.

 

Cronje JCJ, Van der Mescht D (2013). Investigating limiting conditions in mountain wave rotor formation an experimental approach applied to the Outeniqua mountains in the George region in South Africa. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Dlamini L, Botai OJ, Sivakumar V (2013). Analysis of biomass burning based on remote sensing data. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Dyson LL, Stander J (2013). Step wise show forecasting decision tree. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Dyson LL, van Heerden J, Engelbrecht C (2013). Climatology of heavy rainfall soundings at Irene by using self-organizing maps. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Eksteen SP, Coetzee SM (2013). The state of GISc education and SDI implementation in the SADC countries a comparative study 26th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2013), Dresden, Germany, 25-30 August 2013.

 

Engelbrecht CJ, Landman WA, Engelbrecht F (2013). The relative contribution of synoptic types to rainfall over the Cape south coast region. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Geldenhuys M, van Heerden J (2013). Estimating fog water yield potential on the Southern Cape Mountains of South Arica. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Gumede TF, Dyson LL (2013). Trends in atmospheric conditions associated with severe storms over Gauteng. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Jele XF, Bopape M, Engelbrecht F (2013). Simulating hourly rainfall over South Africa using the CCAM. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Landman WA, Engelbrecht F, Malherbe J, van der Merwe J (2013). Statistical downscaling of multi decadal climate change projections bridging the gap between climate models and the end user. Statistical downscaling of multi decadal climate change projections bridging the gap between climate models and the end user. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Makgabutlane M, Wright C (2013). The influence of meteorological factors on solar ultraviolet radiation over Pretoria, South Africa for the year 2012. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Powell CL (2013). Characteristics of hailstorms over the Highveld of South Africa. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Pretorius E (2013). Image classification towards mapping of vegetation structure a practical approach. 26th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2013), Dresden, Germany, 25-30 August 2013.

 

Rautenbach CJDW (2013). A CFD model of flow over the complex terrain of Mariepskop, South Africa. 29th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences, Durban, South Africa, 26-27 September 2013.

 

Sinvula KM, Coetzee SM, Cooper AK, Nangola E, OwusuBanahene W, Rautenbach V, Hipondoka M (2013). A contextual ICA stakeholder model approach for the Namibian spatial data infrastructure (NamSDI). 26th International Cartographic Conference (ICC 2013), Dresden, Germany, 25-30 August 2013.

 

Conference Proceedings

Owusu Banahene W and Coetzee SM (2013). Integrating linked open data into source web mapping. 26th International Cartographic Conference Proceedings (ICC 2013): From Pole to Pole, Dresden, Germany, 25-30 August.

 

Truter WF, Bredell TG, Olivier J, van Heerden DI and Mosebi PE (2013).The impact of surface coal mining on the pre- and postmining agricultural potential of the grassland biome of Southern Africa. Proceedings of the 22nd International Grassland Congress: Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain our Communities,Sydney, NSW, Australia, 15-19 September.

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External Report

Vogel CH (2013). Social science perspectives on global environmental change in sub-Saharan Africa.

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2012


ARTICLES | BOOK CHAPTER | CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTION 

Articles

Antony K Cooper, Harold Moellering, Jan Hjelmager, Petr Rapant, Tatiana Delgado, Dominique Laurent, David M Danko, Paloma Abad, Ulrich Düren, Serena Coetzee, Adam Iwaniak, Abbas Rajabifard, Michel Huet, and Jean Brodeur (2012). A spatial data infrastructure model from the computational viewpoint, International Journal of Geographical Information Science (IJGIS), accepted.

 

Botai CM and Combrinck L (2012) Global geopotential models from Satellite Laser Ranging data with geophysical applications: A review. South African Journal of Science. 108(3/4), ISSN: 1996-7489, DOI: 10.4102/sajs.v108i3/4.662

 

Serena Coetzee (2012). Reference model for a data grid approach to address data in a dynamic SDI. Geoinformatica, 16:111-129, DOI: 10.1007/s10707-011-0129-4.

 

Serena Coetzee and Sanet Eksteen (2012). Tertiary education institutions in Africa: Cloudy with a chance of GISc education in some countries. South African Journal of Geomatics, ISSN 2225-8531,1(2): 119-132.

 

Byron Ludwig and Serena Coetzee (2012). Implications of security mechanisms and service level agreements (SLAs) of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) clouds for geoprocessing services, Applied Geomatics, ISSN 1866-9298, DOI : 10.1007/s12518-012-0083-3, pp1-10.

 

Victoria Rautenbach, Serena Coetzee and Adam Iwaniak (2012). Orchestrating OGC web services to produce thematic maps in a spatial information infrastructure, Computers Environment and Urban Systems, ISSN 0198-9715, DOI: 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2012.08.001.

 

Malete Daniel Sebake and Serena Coetzee (2012). Results of three case studies for assessing motivators and barriers of address data sharing in South Africa. South African Journal of Geomatics, 1(1), January 2012.

 

Van Niekerk AF and Combrinck L (2012) The use of civilian-type GPS receivers by the military and their vulnerability to jamming. South African Journal of Science. 108(5/6), ISSN: 1996-7489, DOI: 10.4102/sajs.v108i5/6.749

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Book Chapter

Combrinck L (2012) General Relativity and Space Geodesy, In Sciences of Geodesy – II, edited by Xu, Guochang, ISBN 978-3-642-27999-7.

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Conference Contributions

Antony K Cooper, Serena Coetzee and Derrick Kourie (2012). Assessing the quality of repositories of volunteered geographical information. GISSA Ukubuzana 2012, ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6, Ekurhuleni, South Africa, 2-4 October 2012.

 

Serena Coetzee and Antony K Cooper (2012). Opportunities for research and innovation from involvement in standards development – Experiences of two researchers, International Conference on Education in Standardisation (ICES) 2012 and WSC Academic Day, Bali, Indonesia, 9-11 May 2012, 6 pages.

 

Sanet Eksteen, Serena Coetzee and Christopher Grundling (2012). Tertiary GISc education at African universities: Is the sun shining in South Africa? GISSA Ukubuzana 2012, ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6, Ekurhuleni, South Africa, 2-4 October 2012.

 

Samy Katumba, Serena Coetzee and Adri de la Rey (2012). An assessment of spatial data availability for renewable energy planning in sub-Saharan Africa. GISSA Ukubuzana 2012, ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6, Ekurhuleni, South Africa, 2-4 October 2012.

 

Wiafe Owusu-Banahene and Serena Coetzee (2012). An evaluation of the suitability of open source web map servers for setting up a geospatial thematic web map service. GISSA Ukubuzana 2012, ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6, Ekurhuleni, South Africa, 2-4 October 2012.

 

Victoria Rautenbach, Serena Coetzee, Julian Smit, Ivan Muzondo and Heindrich du Plessis (2012). Identifying the target audiences, media and messages for SDI education and training in South Africa. GISSA Ukubuzana 2012, ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6, Ekurhuleni, South Africa, 2-4 October 2012.

 

Victoria Rautenbach, Serena Coetzee, Adam Iwaniak, and Marek Strzelecki (2012). Results of an evaluation of the orchestration capabilities of the ZOO project and the 52º North framework for an intelligent geoportal. XXII ISPRS Congress 2012, Melbourne, Australia, 25 August – 1 September 2012, 6 pages. 20.

 

Peter Schmitz (2012). Voting patterns for the 2004 and 2009 national and the 2006 and 2011 local elections. GISSA Ukubuzana 2012, ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6, Ekurhuleni, South Africa, 2-4 October 2012.

 

Kisco Sinvula, Serena Coetzee, Antony K Cooper and Martin Hipondoka (2012). Exploring the potential suitability of an SDI model in context of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure of Namibia. GISSA Ukubuzana 2012, ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6, Ekurhuleni, South Africa, 2-4 October 2012.

 

Dinao Elmon Tjia and Serena Coetzee (2012). Land administration domain model: application to the City of Johannesburg land information system, South Africa. GISSA Ukubuzana 2012, ISBN 978-0-620-52913-6, Ekurhuleni, South Africa, 2-4 October 2012.

 

Dinao Elmon Tjia and Serena Coetzee (2012). Towards a profile of the land administation domain model (LADM) for South Africa. GSDI-13, Quebec, Canada, 14-18 May 2012, 12 pages.

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2011

ARTICLES | BOOK CHAPTERS | CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS


Articles

Breetzke GD, Eksteen S, Pretorius E: Paper-Based GIS: A Practical Answer to the Implementation of GIS Education into Resource-Poor Schools in South Africa. Journal of Geography, 110, 4, pp 148-157

 

Botai OJ, Combrinck WL, Sivakumar V: Inferences of a-stable distribution of the underlying noise components in geodetic data. South African Journal of Geology, 114, 3-4, pp 541-548

 

Botai MC, Combrinck WL: Investigating the accuracy of gravity field models using satellite laser ranging data. South African Journal of Geology, 114, 3-4, pp 535-540

 

Combrinck WL: Testing the general relativity theory through the estimation of ppn parameters? And &zlig; using satellite laser ranging data. South African Journal of Geology, 114, 3-4, pp 549-560

 

Coetzee SM: Reference model for a data grid approach to address data in a dynamic SDI. Geoinformatica,  May, pp 485-493

 

Coetzee SM: Results from a normative dependency analysis of geographic information standards. Computer Standards & interfaces, 33, pp 1-9

 

de Villiers M, van Heerden J: Nashi dust storm over the United Arab Emirates. Weather, 66, 3, pp 79-81.

 

Eksteen S, Breetzke GD: Predicting the abundance of African horse sickness vectors in South Africa using GIS and artificial neural networks. South African Journal of Science, 107, 7/8, pp 1-8.

 

Engelbrecht FA, Landman WA, Engelbrecht CJ, Landman S, Bopape MM, Roux B, McGregor JL, Thatcher M: Multiscale climate modelling over Southern Africa using a variable-resolution global model. Water SA, 37, 5, pp 647-658

 

Hall KJ, Meiklejohn KI, Bumby AJ: Marion Island volcanism and glaciation. Antarctic Science, 23, 2, pp 155-163.

 

Hall KJ: Natural building stone composed of light-transmissive minerals: impacts on thermal gradients, weathering and microbial colonization. A preliminary study, tentative interpretations, and future directions. Environmental Earth Sciences, 62, 2, pp 289-297.

 

Hall KJ, Thorn C: The historical Legacy of spatial scales in freeze-thaw weathering: Misrepresentation and resulting misdirection. Geomorphology, 130, 1-2, , pp 83-90.

 

Moeletsi ME, Walker S, Landman WA : ENSO and implications on rainfall characteristics with reference to maize production in the Free State Province of South Africa. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 36, 14-15, pp 715-726.

 

Nickola M, Botha RC, Esau I, Djolov G, Combrinck WL: Site characterisation: astronomical seeing from a turbulenceresolving model. South African Journal of Geology, 114, 3-4, pp 581-584.

 

Nsubuga FN, Olwoch JM, Rautenbach CJdW: Climatic Trends at Namulonge in Uganda: 1947-2009. , 3, 1, September, pp 119-131.

 

Prinsloo LC, Colomban P, Brink DJ, Meiklejohn KI: A Raman spectroscopic study of the igneous rocks on Marion Island: a possible terrestrial analogue for the geology on Mars. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 42, 4, pp 626-632.

 

Sivakumar V, Prasanth PV, Kishore P, Bencherif H, Keckhut P: Rayleigh LIDAR and satellite (HALOE, SABER, CHAMP and COSMIC) measurements of stratosphere-mesosphere temperature over a southern sub-tropical site, Reunion (20.8° S; 55.5° E): climatology and comparison study. Annales Geophysicae, 29, pp 649-662.

 

Sivakumar V, Bencherif H, Bèngue N, Thompson AM: Tropopause Characteristics and Variability from 11 yr of SHADOZ Observations in the Southern Tropics and Subtropics. Journal Of Applied Meteorology And Climatology, 50, pp 1403-1416.

 

Tesfaye M, Sivakumar V, Botai OJ, Tsidu GM : Aerosol climatology over South Africa based on 10 years of Multiangle Imaging Spectroradiometer (MISR) data. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 116, pp 1-17

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Book Chapters

Eksteen S, Pretorius E, Breetzke GD: South Africa: Teaching Geography with GIS Across Divers Technological Contexts In: International Perspectives on Teaching and Learning with GIS in Secondary Schools, pp 225-232.

 

Horn AC: Urban and regional development in South Africa: an overview In: Contemporary Problems of Urban and Regional Development, pp 71-77.

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Conference Proceedings

Coetzee SM, Cooper AK, Ditsela J: Towards good principles for the design of a national address assignment scheme. In: 25th International Cartographic Conference: Enlightened view on Cartography and GIS 3-8 July 2011, pp 1-10

 

Coetzee SM, Cox S, Herring J: Configuration management of a system of interdependent standards. In: 7th International Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology (SIIT), pp 47-58

 

Cooper AK, Rapant P, Hjelmager J, Laurent D, Iwaniak A, Coetzee SM, Moellering H: Extending the formal model of a spatial data infrastructure to include volunteered geographical information. In: 25th International Cartographic Conference: Enlightened view on Cartography and GIS 3-8 July 2011, pp 1-10

 

Ditsela J, Coetzee SM, Cooper A: Proposed criteria for the evaluation of an address assignment scheme in Botswana. In: AfricaGEO Developing Geomatics for Africa, pp 1-9.

 

Iwaniak A, Kaczmarek I, Kubik T, Lukowicz J, Paluszynski W, Kourie DG, Cooper A, Coetzee SM: An Intelligent Geoportal for Spatial Planning. In: 25th International Cartographic Conference: Enlightened view on Cartography and GIS 3-8 July 2011, pp 1-5

 

Luhunga P, Djolov G, Sivakumar V: A Study of Stable Atmospheric Boundary Layer Characterization Over Highveld Region of South Africa. In: South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences 27th Annual Conference 22 - 23 September 2011: The Interdependent Atmosphere, Land and Ocean, Pp 63-64

 

Mahlangu KA, Botai OJ : Analysis of Mid-Latitude Tropopause Structure and Variability from Radiosonde and Radio Occultation Data. In: South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences 27TH Annual Conference 22 - 23 September 2011: The Interdependent Atmosphere, Land and Ocean, pp 37-38.

 

Rashki AR, Kaskaoutis DG, Eriksson PG, Rautenbach CJdW, Gupta P: Assessment of Dust Concentration and Sediment Load of Dust Storms in the Sistan Region of Iran At The 7th Asian Aerosol Conference, Xi'an

 

Sebake MD, Coetzee SM: On motivators and barriers of interorganizational GIS data sharing for address organizations in a South African SDI. In: AfricaGEO Developing Geomatics for Africa, pp 1-11.

 

Simpson L, Botai OJ, De Coning E, Sivakumar V: Comparing Lightning Polarity and Cloud Microphysical Properties Over Regions of High Ground Flash Density in South Africa. In: South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences 27th Annual Conference 22 - 23 September 2011: The Interdependent Atmosphere, Land and Ocean, pp 41-42.

 

Tesfaye M, Tsidu GM, Sivakumar V, Botai OJ: Effective Single Scattering Albedo Estimation using Regional Climate Model. In: South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences 27th Annual Conference 22 - 23 September 2011: The Interdependent Atmosphere, Land and Ocean, pp 53-54.

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2010


ARTICLES | BOOK CHAPTERS | CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS | EXTERNAL REPORTS 

Articles

Albers, P, Wright, C and Olwoch. J M. 2010: Developing a South African Pedestrian Environment Assessment Tool: Tshwane Case Study. South Africa Journal of Science, Vol. 106 No. 9/10, 1 -8.

 

Begue N, Bencherif H, Sivakumar V, Kirgis G, Mze N and Leclair de Bellevue J., 2010: Temperature variability and trends in the UT-LS over a sub-tropical site, Reunion (20.8 S, 55.5 E), Atmospheric  Chemistry and Physics, 10, 8563–8574.

 

Begue N, Bencherif H, Sivakumar V, Kirgis G, Mze N and Leclair de Bellevue J., 2010: Temperature variability and trend estimates at tropopause and UT-LS over a sub-tropical site, Reunion (20.8 S, 55.5 E), Atmospheric  Chemistry and Physics Discuss., 10, 10113–10143.

 

Hall, K. 2010. The shape of glacial valleys and implications for southern African glaciation. South African Geographical Journal, 92, 35-44.

 

Hall, K. & André, M-F. 2010. Cryoplanation terraces on Alexander Island: Weathering data and observations regarding formation and development. Antarctic Science, 22, 175-183.

 

Hall, K., Meiklejohn, I., Sumner, P. and Arocena, J., 2010: Light penetration into Clarens Sandstone and implications for deterioration of San rock art. Geoarchaeology, 25, 122-136.

 

Haussmann, N.S., 2010. Biogeomorphology: understanding different research approaches. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.2097

 

Haussmann, N, McGeoch, M. and Boelhouwers, J.C, 2009, Interactions between a cushion plant (Azorella selago) and surface sediment transport on sub-Antarctic Marion Island, Geomorphology, 107,139-148.

 

Mbatha, N, Sivakumar V, Malinga S B, Bencherif, H and Pillay S R., 2010: Study on the impact of sudden stratosphere warming in the upper measophere-lower thermosphere region using satellite and HF radar measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 3397–3404, 2010.

 

Nel, W., Reynhardt, D.A. and Sumner, P.D., 2010: Effect of altitude on erosive characteristics of concurrent rainfall events in the northern KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg. Water SA, 36, 509-512.

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Book Chapters

Botai O J, Sivakumar V,  Combrinck, L.W and Hannes C J., 2010: Multi-Scale organization of water vapour in the low- and mid- tropical Africa, World Scientific books, Advances in Geosciences, 16, Atmospheric Science, Chapter 21, 241-251, ISSN : 1680-7340& ISBN : 978-981-283-809-4.

 

Eksteen, S., Pretorius, E., Breetzke.G.D., 2010: GIS in secondary schools in South Africa: Three case studies and some comments. In Milson, A., Demirce, A. and Kerski, J. (eds). International Perspectives on Teaching and Learning with GIS in Secondary Schools. Springer.

 

Sivakumar V, Tefera D, Mengistu G and Botai, O.J., 2010: Mean Ozone and Water vapour height profiles for southern hemisphere region using Radiosonde / Ozonesonde and HALOE satellite data, World Scientific books, Advances in Geosciences, 16, Atmospheric Science, Chapter 23, 263-270, ISSN : 1680-7340& ISBN : 978-981-283-809-4.

 

Sivakumar V, Tesfaye M, Alemu W, Sharma A, Bollig C and Mengistu G., 2010: Aerosol measurements over South Africa using LIDAR, Satellite and Sun Photometer, World Scientific books, Advances in Geosciences, 16, Atmospheric Science, Chapter 22, 253-262, ISSN : 1680-7340& ISBN : 978-981-283-809-4.

 

Vogel C, Ziervogel G, Holloway A, Stuart-Hill S and Olwoch J (2010). Adaptation to Climate change and Human health. A contribution to the “Adaptation Chapter” in South Africa 2nd National Communication Report to UNFCCC.

 
 

Bencherif H, Mze N, Begue N, Colanne N, Diab R, Sivakumar V, and Keckhut P (2010). On the use of a Regression Model for Trend Estimates from Ground-based Atmospheric Observations in the Southern Hemisphere. In V Sivakumar (ed.) 26th Annual Conference Proceedings of the South African Society for Atmosphere Science, South Africa, 20-22 September 2010. (pp. 7-8). ISBN 978‑0‑620‑47333‑0.

 

Mbatha N, Sivakumar V, Malinga SB, Bencherif H, Pillay SR, Moorgawa A and Michaelis MM (2010). Durban Rayleigh Lidar measurements of stratosphere-mesosphere temperature structure. In International Coordination Group on Laser Atmospheric Studies (ICLAS) (ed.),  Proceedings of the 25th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 25), Vol. 2, Saint Pietersburg (Russia), 5-9 July, 2010. (pp. 987-990).  ISBN 978-5-94458-109-9.

 

Sivakumar V (ed.) (2010). Not a Dam. 26th Annual Conference Proceedings of the South African Society for Atmosphere Science, South Africa, 20-22 September 2010. Electronic publication, http://www.sasas.org.za/downloads/SASAS_proceedings.pdf, ISBN 978‑0‑620‑47333‑0.

 

Sivakumar V (ed.) (2010). Beyond the Box. 25th Annual Conference Proceedings of the South African Society for Atmosphere Science. Electronic publication, http://www.sasas.org.za/downloads/2009_SASAS_conference_proceeding.pdf, ISBN 978‑0‑620‑44218‑3.

 

Sivakumar V, Bollig C, Sharma A and Tesfaye M (2010). Development of 2-Channel (532 nm and 355 nm) Mobile LIDAR for Mapping Particulate Matter in the Atmosphere.  In V Sivakumar (ed.) 26th Annual Conference Proceedings of the South African Society for Atmosphere Science, South Africa, 20-22 September 2010. (pp. 103-104). ISBN 978‑0‑620‑47333‑0.

 

Tesfaye M, Sivakumar V, Botai J and Mengistu G (2010). Latitudinal Variations of Aerosol Optical Parameters over South Africa Based on MISR Satellite Data.  In V Sivakumar (ed.) 26th Annual Conference Proceedings of the South African Society for Atmosphere Science, South Africa, 20-22 September 2010. (pp.105-106). ISBN 978‑0‑620‑47333‑0.

 

Tesfaye M, Sivakumar V, Mengistu G, Botai J, Sharma A, Bollig C and Rautenbach CJ deW (2010). Atmospheric Aerosol load morphological classification and retrieved visibility based on lidar backscatter measurement.  In International Coordination Group on Laser Atmospheric Studies (ICLAS) (ed.), Proceedings of the 25th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 25), Vol. 1, Saint Pietersburg (Russia), 5-9 July, 2010. (pp. 487-490). ISBN 978-5-94458-109-9.

 

Tsela PL, van Helden P, Frost,P, Wessels K and Archibald S (2010). Validation of the MODIS Burned-area products across different biomes in South Africa. In Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers & IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (eds.), 2010 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2010): Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 25 - 30 July 2010. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. (pp. 3652-3655) ISBN: 978-1-4244-9566-5.

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External Report

Olwoch JM, Wright C (2010). Global Change and Human Health. SARVA http://www.rvatlas.org

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