Dr Charles Barker
Position
Senior Lecturer (Units)
Department
Geography
Address
GEO1.1
Geography
IB 53
Telephone
051 4012554
Office
1.1
Information

Short CV

Pr. Sci. Nat. P.G.P. MSc (PU for CHE) Ph.D. (UFS)

Publications (Short List)

BARKER, C.H. 1985 Rehabilitasie van Goudmynhope. Referaat gelewer by die Hervestigingsimposium vir Myngroepe. Potchefstroom ; PU vir CHO

BARKER, C.H. 1989 Omgewingstudies en Geografie. Scripta Geographica. 15

KRIGE, D.S., ROOS, Z.N., BARKER, C.H., & LAZENBY; J.A.A. 1994. Urban Foundation Small Town Project - Orange Free Sate Section. Bloemfontein; UOFS

BARKER, C.H. 1995 Residential Landuse in the Bloemfontein Metropolitan area - The Geography of Need, Participation and Legislation. Referaat gelewer by die eerste internasionale kongres van die Vereniging van SA Geograwe, Durban-Westville

BARKER, C.H. 1996 A Sediment Budget for a Semi-Arid Catchment Area - Implications for (Sustainable) Resource Management. Referaat gelewer by die vierde tweejaarlikse konres van die Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Geomorfoloë, Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

BARKER, C.H. 1997 Physiography. (In) Free State The Winning Province. Johannesburg; Chris van Rensburg

BARKER, C.H. 2001 Geomorphology. (In) Seaman, M.T. et al. State of the Modder River, First Quarter 2001 – a biomonitoring report. Report to Bloemwater. Bloemfontein; Center for Environmental Management (UFS)

BARKER, C.H. 2001 Geomorphology. (In) Seaman, M.T. et al. State of the Modder River, Second Quarter 2001 – a biomonitoring report. Report to Bloemwater. Bloemfontein; Center for Environmental Management (UFS)

BARKER, C.H. 2002 Modelling a Semi-arid Drainage Basin with the aid of GIS. Paper read at the Regional Conference of the International Geographical Union, Durban

BARKER, C.H. 2002 A Geomorphological Model of the Modder River Catchment. Paper read at the joint SAIE & ES and SASAqS Conference, Bloemfontein

VISSER, G., BARKER, C. & MELLETT, R. 2003 Trekking South Africa: a survey of backpacker tourism, Report for Backpacker Tourism South Africa, Bloemfontein; UFS

BARKER, C.H. 2003 The Suitability of Published Data for Digital Terrain Model Construction. Paper read at the annual Conference of the Free State Association of GIS Users. Bloemfontein

BARKER, C.H. 2003 The Geomorphology of the Modder River Catchment. Paper read at the biannual conference of the Society of South African Geographers. Bloemfontein

BARKER, C.H. 2004 The delineation of drainage basins for geomorphological research. A comparison of manual and digital methods. Paper read at the biannual meeting of the South African Association of Geomorphologists. Knysna

BARKER, C.H. 2004 The Applicability of SRTM data for Topographical modelling in South Africa. Paper read at the annual FAGIS/GISSA conference, Bloemfontein

BARKER, C.H. 2004 Biodiversity in the Free State – The potential use of GIS. Presentation at a one day workshop on “A Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for the Free State. UFS Bloemfontein

BARKER, C.H. 2004 Geomorphology. (In) Seaman, M.T. et al. State of the Modder River, Fourth Quarter 2004 – a biomonitoring report. Report to Bloemwater. Bloemfontein; Center for Environmental Management (UFS)

ASSEN, M., LE ROUX, P.A.L., BARKER, C.H. & GEBREKIDAN, H., 2005. Soils of Jelo micro-catchment in the Chercher Highlands of Eastern Ethiopia: I Morphological and physicochemical properties. Ethiopian Journal of Natural Resources 7 (1): 55-81.

ROSSOUW, L., AVENANT, M.F., SEAMAN, M.T., KING, J.M., BARKER, C.H., DU PREEZ, P.J., PELSER, A.J., ROOS, J.C., VAN STADEN, J.J., VAN TONDER, G.J. AND WATSON, M. 2005. Environmental Water Requirements in Non-Perennial Systems. WRC Report No1414/1/05. Pretoria; Water Research Commission

Articles in accredited journals
BARKER, C.H. 1998 A land audit process for the Thaba Nchu district. (In) Krige, D.S. (Red) Land reform challenges in Thaba Nchu. Acta Academica Supplementum 1 (1998):

RETIEF, F.P. & BARKER, C.H. 2002 Local Government Development Priorities in Developing Regions: Implications for Environmental Management – Case Studies in the Free State Province, South Africa. Town and Regional Planning 45 :30 – 40

MAISHOANE, M., MARAIS, J.G.L. & BARKER, C.H. 2003 The upgrading of informal housing units: preliminary evidence from Sejake Square (Mangaung Local Municipality) Acta Academica Supplementum 1 (2003): 55 – 78

JÜRGEN, U., MARAIS, J.G.L., BARKER, C.H. & LOMBAARD, M. 2003 Socio-demographic transformation in the Bloemfontein inner city area after the abolition of Apartheid regulations. Acta Academica Supplementum 1 (2003): 34 – 54

VISSER, G.E. & BARKER, C.H. 2004 Backpacker tourism in South Africa: its role in an uneven tourism space economy. Acta Academica 36(2): 97 – 143

VISSER, G.E. & BARKER, C.H. 2004 A geography of British Backpacker Tourists in South Africa Geography 89(3) 226 – 239

VISSER, G.E. & BARKER, C.H. 2004 Budget Tourism: Backpacking in South Africa In Rogerson, C.M. & Visser, G.E.(Eds) Tourism and Development Issues in Contemporary South Africa pp 182 – 219. Pretoria; Africa Institute of South Africa

HOLMES, P.J. & BARKER, C.H. 2006 Geological and Geomorphological Controls on the Physical Landscape of the Free State. The South African Geographical Journal 88(1): 3 - 10

CRONJE, L & BARKER, C.H. 2006 Tuberculosis in the Free Sate Province: Present Trends, Future Prognosis. The South African Geographical Journal 88(1): 39 - 47

Area(s) of Interest

Research interests:
Fluvial and aeolian Geomorphology, GIS and IT, Environmental science, Philosophy of science.

Courses Presented

GIS, Remote Sensing, Cartography



FACULTY CONTACT

Elfrieda Lötter: Marketing Manager
T: +27 51 401 2531
E:lottere@ufs.ac.za


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