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Centre for Environmental Management: Publications 2015

Journal Articles

Bennett, B.M. and Kruger, F.J. 2015. Forestry in reconstruction South Africa: Imperial visions, colonial realities. Britain and the World 8: 225-245.

Bezuidenhout, H., Bradshaw, P.L., Bradshaw, M. and Zietsman, P.C. 2015. Landscape units of Mokala National Park, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 31: 1-27.

Buschke, F.T., Brendonck, L. and Vanschoenwinkel, B. 2015. Simple mechanistic models can partially explain local but not range wide co-occurrence of African mammals. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 762-773.

Codron, J., Duffy, K.J., Avenant, N.L., Sponheimer, M., Leichliter, J., Paine, O., Sandberg, P. and Codron, D. 2015. Stable isotope evidence for trophic niche partitioning in a South African savanna rodent community. Current Zoology 61: 397-411.

De Mieri, M., Du, K., Neuburger, M., Saxena, P., Zietsman, P.C., Hering, S., van der Westhuizen, J.H. and Hamburger, M. 2015. hERG channel inhibitory daphnane diterpenoid orthoesters and polycephalones A and B with unprecedented skeletons from Gnidia polycephala. Journal of Natural Products 78: 1697-1707.

Du, K., De Mieri, M., Saxena, P., Phungula, K., Wilhelm-Mouton, A., Hrubaru, M., Van Rensburg, E., Zietsman, P., Hering, S. and Hamburger, M. 2015. HPLC- Based activity profiling for HERG channel inhibitors in South African medicinal plant Galena africana. Planta Medica 81: 1154-1162.

Dufour, C.M.S., Meynard, C., Watson, J., Rioux, C., Benhamou, S., Perez, J., Du Plessis, J.J., Avenant, N., Pillay, N. and Ganem, G. 2015. Space use variation in co-occurring sister species: response to environmental variation or competition? PLoS ONE 10: 1-15.

Du Plessis, J.J., Avenant, N.L. and De Waal, H.O. 2015. Quality and quantity of the scientific information available on black-backed jackal and caracals: contributing to human-predator conflict management? South African Journal of Wildlife Research 45: 138-157.

Grootjans, A.P., Jansen, A.J.M., De Hullu, P.C., Joosten, H., Bootsma, A. and Grundling, P. 2015. In search of spring mires in Namibia: the Waterberg area revisited. Mires and Peat 15: article #10

Grundling, P., Clulow, A.D, Price, J.S. and Everson C.S. 2015. Quantifying the water balance of Mfabeni Mire (iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa) to understand its importance, functioning and vulnerability. Mires and Peat 16: article #12.

Grundling, P., Linström, A., Fokkema, W. and Grootjans, A.P. 2015. Mires in the Maluti mountains of Lesotho. Mires and Peat 15:article #9.

Hempson, G.P., Archibald, S., Bond, W.J., Ellis, R.P., Grant, C.C., Kruger, F.J., Kruger, L.M., Moxley, C., Owen-Smith, N., Peel, M.J.S., Smit, I.P.J. and Vickers, K.J. 2015. Ecology of grazing lawns in Africa. Biological Reviews 90:979-994.

Henschel, J.R. 2015. Locust times – monitoring populations and outbreak controls in relation to Karoo natural capital. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 70: 135-143.

Kruger, F. 2015. Palaeobiology of the South Africa savanna and lessons for modern ecologists. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 70: 117-125.

Hauptfleisch, M.L. and Avenant, N.L. 2015. Integrating small mammal community variables into aircraft-wildlife collision management plans at Namibian airports. Integrative Zoology 10: 515-530.

Odendaal, C., Seaman, M.T., Kemp, G., Patterton, H.E., Patterton, H. 2015. An LC-MS/MS based survey of contaminants of emerging concern in drinking water in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 11: 160-165.

Seward, P., Xu, Y. and Turton, A. 2015. Using backcasting to explore ways to improve the national water department’s contribution to good groundwater governance in South Africa. Water International 40: 446-462.

Smith, P., Brink, J.S., Hoffman, J.W., Bam, L.C., Nshimirimana, R. and De Beer, F.C. 2015. The late middle Pleistocene upper third molar from Florisbad: metrics and morphology. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 70: 233-244.

Toffolo, M.B., Brink, J.S. and Berna, F. 2015. Bone diagenesis at the Florisbad spring site, Free State Province (South Africa): Implications for the taphonomy of the Middle and Late Pleistocene faunal assemblages. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 4: 152-163.

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