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State of South African estuaries

T.D Harrison

State of South African estuaries

geomorphology, ichthyofauna, water quality and aesthetics.

by T.D Harrison

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Published by Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism in Pretoria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesState of the Environment Series -- Report No. 2
ContributionsCooper, J.A.G., Ramm, A.E.L., University of Ulster. Coastal Studies Research Group., Ecology & Environment Inc., ENVIRONMENTEK. Division of Water, Environment and Forestry Technology., South Africa. Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 126p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18611448M

The original idea of this book started when we were making a residual fluxes study of the Paranagua Coastal Lagoon (Brazil) near the colonial town of Guaraque~ the beautiful mangroves of this Brazilian National Park, between profile and profile, we wondered why South American estuaries were little known in the international : Paperback. The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) comprises the armed forces of South commander of the SANDF is appointed by the President of South Africa from one of the armed services. They are in turn accountable to the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans of the Defence Department.. The military as it exists today was created in , [3] [4] .

  Part one of Saltwater Series features light tackle fishing in estuaries in South Africa. Enjoy Garrick on live bait and Grunter on mud prawn. Our estuaries have declined due to stress and are losing resilience to sustain themselves in the face of growing pressures. There are a number of contributing factors to consider; some are due to human activity while others are the result of natural processes beyond our immediate control.

Cite this article as: Ortega-Cisneros K, Scharler UM, Whitfield AK () Carbon and nitrogen system dynamics in three small South African estuaries, with particular emphasis on the influence of seasons, river flow and mouth state. Mar Ecol Prog Ser Cited by: 3. hectares of grasslands and estuaries have been protected in Protecting Ecosystems (sites) Over hectares of new KZN Mistbelt grassland protected areas have been formally declared In early , almost hectares of privately-owned riparian land at one of South Africa’s most important estuaries for conservation (the Berg River Estuary) will .


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To cater for this need, a separate WRC Report (No. /1/95) entitled Available Scientific Information on Individual South African Estuarine Systems was published in File Size: 2MB. 63 rows  This is a list of estuaries in South list is in order from East (border with.

The two column printing makes it easy to read. At $, this hardcover book is reasonable and should be in the collection of libraries as well as those interested in estuaries in general and South Africa, in particular." Marine Geodesy " excellent recent addition to the literature on South African estuaries readable and enlightening book."Format: Hardcover.

The South African coastline stretching some km can broadly be divided into three biogeographic zones: the warm subtropical zone along the east coast, the warm temperate zone along the south coast and the cool temperature zone along the west coast ().Within these three zones, there are functional estuaries of which 71% can be categorised as intermittently Author: Pierre William Froneman.

In book: Estuaries of South Africa, Edition: First, Chapter: Primary Producers, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Editors: Brian Allanson, Dan Baird, pp the ". 27 rows  In South Africa the Department of Public Enterprises is the shareholder. Estuaries of South Africa presents an authoritative and comprehensive review of the current status of that country's estuarine research and management.

Contributors provide information on a wide range of topics, including geological, physical and chemical processes; diversity and productivity of plant and animal communities; interactions among estuarine. Get this from a library. An Assessment of the state of the estuaries of the Cape and Natal, / [A E F Heydorn; South African National Committee for Oceanographic Research.

Estuaries Programme.;]. Biology and ecology of fishes in Southern African estuaries / Related Titles. Conservation of fishes in southern African estuaries. "This book brings together a wealth of information on the teleosts of southern African estuaries, highlighting the importance of these ecosystems to both the aquatic biota and people of the region Cited by: SOUTH AFRICA A Researcher’s Perspective STATE OF WATER RESOURCES IN SOUTH AFRICA 1.

Stressed State of Water Resources 3. Trans-Boundary Waters 4. Aging & Health Status of South African Estuaries Van Niekerk and Turpie () and severe overgrazing PES (RWS) Damaged Ecosystems.

Estuaries are regarded among the most ecologically threatened ecosystems worldwide largely due to poor land use practices within their catchment areas, freshwater abstraction, coastal development, and resource exploitation.

Moreover, these systems act as repositories for various anthropogenic contaminants. The establishment and successful implementation of. T o cite this article: S. Lamberth & J.

T urpie () The Role of Estuaries in South African Fisheries: Economic Importance and Management Implications, African Journal of Marine Science. Legislation pertaining to Management of Environmental Threats within Estuaries 2 2.

Legal Framework relevant to South African Estuaries In the design and planning of estuarine management plan, it is important to ensure that such plans are aligned with existing statutory requirements, both international andFile Size: KB.

km2, is the largest along the southern coast of South Africa (Marker, ). Since the estuary is permanently open to tidal ingress (one of only 13% of South African estuaries) and no dam restricts freshwater inflow from the Knysna River, the natural salinity gradient is maintained (Marker, ).File Size: KB.

The ichthyofauna of the Sundays Estuary was investigated by monthly seine netting over a period of a year. Forty-seven species were captured though 23 of these were represented by a total catch of less than 25 specimens each.

The small clupeidGilchristella aestuarius was numerically dominant and constituted 80%, of the catch. The study confirms Cited by: South African Journal of Science httsascoa Research Article Sea level variability in South African estuaries Page 3 of 7 cause further breaking and loss of energy.

The state of the tide is also important – the flow of an ebb tide opposes the incoming waves, causing breaking and limiting their ingress, whereas the flow of a flood.

Republic of South Africa. South Africa is a water-deficient country with mean annual precipitation (MAP) ranging from around mm in the east to 50mm in the west with a mean value of around mm (Tyson, ). From: Developments in Earth.

South Africa has approximately functional estuaries comprising a total area of 70, ha, spanning three climatic zones (Van Niekerk & Turpie, ).Owing to the wave-dominated South African coastline and variations in coastal topography, fluvial, and marine sediment supply and variation in river run-off patterns, the South African estuaries have been classified into five.

The state of estuarine knowledge of the communities of the Tyolomnqa Estuary in the Eastern Cape, South Africa This article reports on a knowledge audit study that explored the state of estuarine knowledge sources, gaps and needs of the communities of the Tyolomnqa Estuary in the Eastern Cape from the perspectives of estuary by: 1.

ETHEKWInI MunICIPaLITY Durban’s EsTuarIEs 1 In the River Health Programme (RHP) was initiated by the EMD in response to a need identified during the state of environment reporting process to report more holistically on water quality ecology of South African estuaries, however, allows a high level of interpretationFile Size: 2MB.This degradation has resulted in many of South Africa’s estuaries being in a very poor state of health and management.

7 of Great-White Pelicans feed in the shallows of an estuary mouth. 8 of A small-scale fisher casts his throw net in the Sunday's River Estuary. Lamberth SJ, Turpie JK () The role of estuaries in South African fisheries: economic importance and management implications. Afr J Mar Sci – CrossRef Google Scholar Lamberth SJ, Drapeau L, Branch GM () The effects of altered freshwater inflows on catch rates of non-estuarine-dependent fish in a multispecies nearshore by: 2.