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  • Scholes, RJ; Archer, SR (Annual Reviews Inc, 1997)
    Savannas occur where trees and grasses interact to create a biome that is neither grassland nor forest. Woody and gramineous plants interact by many mechanisms, some negative (competition) and some positive (facilitation). ...
  • Scholes, RJ; Dowty, PR; Caylor, K; Parsons, DAB; Frost, PGH; Shugart, HH (Opulus Press Uppsala, 2002-06)
    The Kalahari sand sheet occupies 2.5 million ha in southern Africa. It is an area with relatively similar deep Aeolian soils, and a strong south to north gradient in rainfall, from 200 to 1000 mm mean annual precipitation ...
  • Scholes, RJ (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2002-09)
    This paper describes a simple, quick, non data-intensive quantitative approach for sorting certain types of environmental issues into those that are unlikely to be problems; those likely to be problems; and those requiring ...
  • Privette, JL; Tian, Y; Roberts, G; Scholes, RJ; Wang, Y; Caylor, KK; Frost, P; Mukelabai, M (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2004-03)
    The Kalahari Transect is one of several International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) transects designed to address global change questions at the regional scale, in particular by exploiting natural parameter gradients ...
  • Archibald, SA; Roy, DP; Van Wilgen, BW; Scholes, RJ (Blackwell Publishing, 2009-03)
    The factors controlling the extent of fire in Africa south of the equator were investigated using moderate resolution (500 m) satellite-derived burned area maps and spatial data on the environmental factors thought to ...