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  • Theron, A; Rautenbach, C; Maherry, A; Rossouw, M (CSIR, 2015-04-22)
    The study for the CSIR & DEA – Phases 1 & 2 Research Study: South African Coastal Vulnerability Assessment present on the Coastal flooding levels in South Africa.
  • Petersen, C; Nel, JL; Smith-Adao, L; Maherry, A; Van Deventer, Heidi; Van Niekerk, L; Amis, M; Bhengu, S; Hardwick, D; Mack, S; Mbona, N; Swartz, E; Wistebaar, N (2010-03)
    The National Freshwater Ecosystem Priority Areas (NFEPA) project builds on the river component of the National Spatial Biodiversity Assessment (NSBA) 2004, and will feed directly into the National Biodiversity Assessment ...
  • Steyn, M; Maherry, A; Genthe, Bettina (2011-07)
    This presentation highlights the economic burden of diarrhoea in the Olifants Water Management Area, South Africa. It concludes that water pollution prevention is cheaper than diarrhoea treatment.
  • Van Wyk, I; Roychoudhury, AN; Maherry, A; Genthe, Bettina (Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA), 2012)
    Kamiesberg, located in the semi-arid regions of South Africa, depends primarily on subsurface water resources for domestic, agricultural and industrial use. In order to assess geochemical evolution of groundwater and to ...
  • Nel, JL; Driver, A; Strydom, W; Maherry, A; Petersen, C; Hill, Liesl; Roux, DJ (2012-10)
    This presentation highlights the use of systematic conservation planning to identify priority areas for managing the health of freshwater ecosystems and their associated biodiversity and ecosystem services.
  • Villholth, KG; Tøttrup, C; Stendel, M; Maherry, A (Springer Verlag, 2013-06)
    Groundwater drought denotes the condition and hazard during a prolonged meteorological drought when groundwater resources decline and become unavailable or inaccessible for human use. Groundwater drought risk refers to the ...
  • Colvin, C; Tredoux, G; Clarke, S; Le Maitre, David C; Engelbrecht, P; Maherry, A (2008-11)
    The groundwater group of the CSIR has led groundwater research in South Africa in three critical areas during the last three decades: nitrates in groundwater; groundwater for ecosystems; and artificial storage and recovery ...
  • Jovanovic, Nebojsa; Bugan, Richard DH; Maherry, A; De Clercq, WP; Fey, MV; Helmschrot, J; Flügel, W-A (2010-09)
    The Berg River is a major source of water to the City of Cape Town and West Coast District Municipality, irrigated agriculture and the industries of Saldanha (South Africa). The South African Department of Waters Affairs ...
  • O'Farrell, PJ; Reyers, B; Le Maitre, David C; Milton, SJ; Egoh, Benis N; Maherry, A; Colvin, C; Atkinson, D; De Lange, Willem J; Blignaut, JN; Cowling, RM (Springer, 2010-06)
    Synergies between biodiversity conservation objectives and ecosystem service management were investigated in the Succulent Karoo biome (83,000 km2) of South Africa, a recognised biodiversity hotspot. Our study complemented ...
  • Maherry, A (CSIR, 2010-09-01)
    Ecosystems that rely on groundwater as a water source have a natural and inherent resilience to climate change. Under natural conditions aquifers are stable water sources – in fact, ecosystems reliant on groundwater are ...
  • O'Farrell, PJ; De Lange, Willem J; Le Maitre, David C; Reyers, B; Blignaut, JN; Milton, SJ; Atkinson, D; Egoh, Benis N; Maherry, A; Colvin, C; Cowling, RM (Elsevier, 2011-01)
    Arid regions are home to unique fauna, flora, and vulnerable human populations, and present a challenge for sustainable land-use management. The authors undertook an assessment and valuation of three key services, grazing, ...
  • Ramoelo, Abel; Dzikiti, Sebinasi; Van Deventer, Heidi; Maherry, A; Cho, Moses A; Gush, Mark B (Elsevier, 2014-01)
    The growing energy crisis has necessitated the expansion of thermal power stations to meet South Africa's electricity needs. Possessing vast amounts of coal deposits, the Waterberg region of the Limpopo Province is set to ...
  • Theron, A; Rossouw, M; Barwell, L; Maherry, A; Diedericks, G; de Wet, P (CSIR, 2010-09-01)
    In support of the effective implementation of the Integrated Coastal Management Act (Act No 24 of 2008), a review is presented of coastal hazard assessment methods. In particular the ICM Act legislates the establishment ...
  • Archer van Garderen, Emma RM; Engelbrecht, F; Landman, W; Le Roux, Alize; Van Huyssteen, E; Fatti, C; Vogel, C; Akoon, I; Maserumule, R; Colvin, C; Le Maitre, David C; Lotter, D; Olwoch, J; Wright, C; Meyer, AA; Theron, A; Diedericks, G; Maherry, A; Rossouw, M; Midgley, G; Davis, C; Stevens, N; Sinden, L-A; Warburton, M; Nkambule, C (Department of Science and Technology, 2010-04)
    The South African Risk and Vulnerability Atlas was conceived and designed with the intent of providing up to date information for key sectors to support strategy development in the areas of risk and vulnerability. This ...
  • Maherry, A; Clarke, S; Tredoux, G; Engelbrecht, P (2009-11)
    The aims of this investigation was to create an updated view of the nitrate distribution for the country, to identify whether there are any gaps or significant changes in the distribution of nitrate concentration over the ...
  • Smith-Adao, LB; Nel, JL; Le Maitre, David C; Maherry, A; Swartz, ER (Wiley, 2011-12)
    A spatial assessment was conducted in the semi-arid area of South Africa, to: (1) identify priority areas for the conservation of river and groundwater ecosystems; (2) examine surface and groundwater quality for human ...
  • Maherry, A; Tredoux, G; Clarke, S; Engelbrecht, P (CSIR, 2010-09-01)
    The study of nitrate concentrations in South and southern Africa is not a new subject (Tredoux and Talma, 2006, Tredoux et al., 2004), with the publication of a nitrate distribution map in 2001. However, these studies were ...
  • Maherry, A; Genthe, Bettina; Steyn, M; Clarke, S; Beukman, E; Audouin, M; Van Wyk, I; Wall, K (2012-05)
    This abstract presents the work conductive by the CSIR project entitled Sustainable Water for Rural Security with the following aims: to link research disciplines within the CSIR which together can provide an appropriate ...
  • Van Deventer, Heidi; Nel, J; Maherry, A; Mbona, N (Taylor & Francis, 2014-11)
    Hydrogeomorphic approaches to wetland classification use landform classes to distinguish wetland functionality at a regional scale. Space-borne radar technology enabled faster regional surveying of surface elevations to ...