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    NASA Deep Space Navigation engineer presents at Naval Hill Planetarium
    His visit to the UFS included a presentation to the Department of Astrophysics and at the Naval Hill Planetarium in Bloemfontein.
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    Postgraduate student to conduct research on maize quality at Michigan State University
    The title of her master’s research project is: “The influence of low and optimal nitrogen conditions on the nutritional value of quality protein maize”.
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    Predation Management Centre helps stock farmers to address predator problem
    Predators are costing the livestock industry about R2 billion annually.
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Centre for Environmental Management: Publications 2016

Journal Articles

Botha-Brink, J., Codron, D., Huttenlocker, A.K., Angielczyk, K.D. & Ruta, M. 2016. Breeding young as a survival strategy during earth’s greatest mass extinction. Scientific reports. (Article 24053): 1-9

Bousman, C.B., Mauldin, R., Zoppi,U., Higham, T., Scott, L. & Brink, J. 2016. The quest for evidence of domestic stock at Blydefontein Rock Shelter. Southern African Humanities 28(1): 39-60 

Brink, J. 2016. Comparing the large mammal fossil record and the archaeological record during the mid to late Quaternary in southern Africa. Quaternary International 404 (Part B): 187

Brink, J., Holt, S. & Horwitz, L.K. 2016. The Oldowan and early Acheulean mammalian fauna of Wonderwerk Cave (Northern Cape Province, South Africa). African Archaeological Review 33(3): 223-250

Brink, J.S. & Loock, J.C. 2016. In memoriam: Cobus Dreyer, 14 January 1944 – 28 December 2015. South African Archaeological Bulletin 71(203): 98–101

Burgman, J.H., Leichliter, J., Avenant, N.L. & Ungar, P.S. 2016. Dental microwear of sympatric rodent species sampled across habitats in southern Africa: Implications for environmental influence. Integrative zoology 11(2): 111-127   

Buschke, F.T.
2016. A camera trap survey of nocturnal mammals on former farmland in the eastern Free State Province, South Africa, 10 years after removing livestock. African Journal of Ecology  54(4): 514-518

Buschke, F.T., Avenant, M.F., Esterhuyse, S., Kemp, M.E., Kruger, F.J., Ololade, O.O., Seaman, M.T., Vos, A.T. & Watson, M. 2016. Producing the next generation of water resource experts in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 112(3/4): 10-13

Buschke, F.T., Brendonck, L. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. 2016. Adding energy gradients and long-distance dispersal to a neutral model improves predictions of Madagascan bird diversity. Ecology and Evolution 6(19): 6919-6929

Buschke, F.T., Brendonck, L. & Vanschoenwinkel, B. 2016. Adding energy gradients and long-distance dispersal to a neutral model improves predictions of Madagascan bird diversity. Ecology and Evolution 6(19):6919-6929

Cawood, S. & Vos, A.T. 2016. Water quality as bio-cultural screening indicator for the integrity of informal heritage sites. Water SA 42(4): 516-527

Codron, D
., Codron, J., Sponheimer, M. and Clauss, M. 2016. Within-population isotopic niche variability in savanna mammals: disparity between carnivores and herbivores. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 4 (Article 15): 1-15

Djagoun, C.A.M.S., Codron, D., Sealy, J., Mensah, G.A. & Sinsin, B. 2016. Isotopic niche structure of a mammalian herbivore assemblage from a West African savanna: Body mass and seasonality effect. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 81(6): 644-650.

Esterhuyse, S., Avenant, M., Redelinghuys, N., Kijko, A., Glazewski, J., Plit, L., Kemp, M., Smit, A., Vos, A.T., & Williamson, R. 2016. A review of biophysical and socio-economic effects of unconventional oil and gas extraction – Implications for South Africa. Journal of Environmental Management 184(2): 419-430

Esterhuyse, S., Redelinghuys, N and Kemp, M. 2016. Unconventional oil and gas extraction in South Africa: Water linkages within the population–environment–development nexus and its policy implications. Water International: Special Mine Water Edition. 41(3): 409-425

Faul, F., Gabriel, M., Roßkopf, N., Zeitz, J., van Huyssteen, C. W., Pretorius, M.L., & Grundling, P L. 2016. Physical and hydrological properties of peatland substrates from different hydrogenetic wetland types on the Maputaland Coastal Plain, South Africa. South African Journal for Plant and Soil 33(4): 265-278

Gommery, D., Sénégas, F., Kgasi, L., Vilakazi, N., Kuhn, B., Brink, J., Pickford, M., Herries, A.I., Hancox, J., Saos, T., Ségalen, L., Aufort, J. & Thackeray, J.F. 2016. Bolt’s Farm Cave System dans le Cradle of Humankind (Afrique du Sud): un exempled’approche multidisciplinaire dans l’étude des sites à primates fossile. (Bolt's Farm Cave System in the Cradle of Humankind (South Africa): an example of multidisciplinary approach to the study of fossil primate sites). Revue de Primatologie 7: 1-31

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