• Studentification in Stellenbosch, South Africa 

      Visser, Gustav; Kisting, Dene (Urbanistični inštitut RS, 2019)
      Globally, studentification has emerged as a prominent urban process, fast becoming entrenched in geographical discourse. Since the early 1990s, in both developed and developing world countries, an expansion in student ...
    • Stellenbosch coffee society : societal and locational preferences 

      Ferreira, Sanette; Beuster, Lukas (Urbanistični inštitut RS, 2019)
      Stellenbosch is a university town boasting knowledge-intensive economic sectors with a variety of ‘new economy’ occupations and activities. The presence of a professional and creative class, as well as university students ...
    • Naturalization of European plants on other continents : the role of donor habitats 

      Kalusova, Veronika; Chytry, Milan; Van Kleunen, Mark; Mucina, Ladislav; Dawson, Wayne; Essl, Franz; Kreft, Holger; Pergl, Jan; Weigelt, Patrick; Winter, Marten; Pysek, Petr (National Academy of Sciences, 2019)
      The success of European plant species as aliens worldwide is thought to reflect their association with human-disturbed environments. However, an explicit test including all human-made, seminatural and natural habitat types ...
    • Monitoring effects of land cover change on biophysical drivers in rangelands using albedo 

      Munch, Zahn; Gibson, Lesley; Palmer, Anthony (MDPI, 2019)
      This paper explores the relationship between land cover change and albedo, recognized as a regulating ecosystems service. Trends and relationships between land cover change and surface albedo were quantified to characterise ...
    • Laboratory method design for investigating the phytoremediation of polluted water (with erratum) 

      Jacklin, D. M.; Brink, I. C.; De Waal, J. (South African Water Research Commission, 2019)
      The performance of plants to remove, remediate or immobilise environmental contaminants in a growth matrix through natural biological, chemical or physical activities was studied in a laboratory phytoremediation system. ...
    • Fire and life history affect the distribution of plant species in a biodiversity hotspot 

      Magadzire, Nyasha; De Klerk, Helen M.; Esler, Karen J.; Slingsby, Jasper A. (Wiley, 2019)
      Aim: Species distribution models (SDMs) provide valuable insights into species–environment relationships and potential climate change impacts on diversity. Most SDMs do not account for the role of natural disturbance ...
    • Assessing the influence of DEM source on derived streamline and catchment boundary accuracy 

      Mashimbye, Zama Eric; De Clercq, Willem Petrus; Van Niekerk, Adriaan (South African Water Research Commission, 2019)
      Accurate DEM-derived streamlines and catchment boundaries are essential for hydrological modelling. Due to the popularity of hydrological parameters derived mainly from free DEMs, it is essential to investigate the accuracy ...
    • Architecture in Southern African informal settlements : a contextually appropriate intervention 

      Perold, Rudolf; Donaldson, Ronnie; Devisch, Oswald (Urbanistični inštitut RS, 2019)
      Architectural professionals can contribute to efforts at achieving sustainable urbanism. However, the realm of professional discourse is extremely limited. Grounded architectural practice (GAP) is developed as a conceptual ...