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  • Erasmus, BFN; Coetzer, K; Mambo, J; Archer van Garderen, Emma RM; Fisher, JT; Asner, GP (Sun Media, 2011-05)
    Bushbuck Ridge is a typical cultural landscape where the interdependency of people and the environment shape the savanna ecosystem goods and services upon which many people are dependent. The forced resettlement of people ...
  • John, Maya J (Elsevier, 2017-06)
    The emergence of biocomposites as an alternative to petroleum-based composites has largely been to superior technical properties along with problems associated with depleting petroleum resources and increasing environmental ...
  • Cunnama, D; Andrianomena, S; Cress, CM; Faltenbacher, A; Gibson, BK; Theuns, T (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-01)
    We use the Galaxies-Intergalactic Medium Interaction Calculation (GIMIC) cosmological hydrodynamic simulation at z = 0 to study the distribution and environmental dependence of neutral hydrogen (Hi) gas in the outskirts ...
  • Aghion, E; Govender, G; Comins, N (Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1995-04-15)
    High-temperature low-cycle fatigue (HTLCF) failure mechanisms of aluminide-coated MAR-M002 nickel-base superalloy in air, argon and Ar+5% SO2 atmospheres were investigated at 870°C. The loading conditions were constant and ...
  • John, J; Ijsselmuiden, C; Oosthuizen, R; Voyi, K; Webb, E (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005-09)
    This study aimed to characterize the exposure of 5-year old children attending preschool facilities in Pretoria to lead (as an example of an environmental pollutant) in air and surface soil, specifically in relation to ...
  • Abraham, E; Deepa, B; Pothen, LA; Cintil, J; Thomas, S; John, MJ; Anandjiwala, R; Narine, SS (Elsevier, 2013-02)
    The objective of this work was to develop an environmental friendly method for the effective utilization of coir fibre by adopting steam pre-treatment. The retting of the coconut bunch makes strong environmental problems ...
  • Wright, C (Malnor (Pty) Ltd, 2010-11)
    The State of the Environment Report, the State of Air Report and the District Health Barometer Report for South Africa, as examples, give some indication of the status of environmental health outcomes, environmental ...
  • Taviv, R; Brent, AC; Fortuin, H (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 2009-04)
    The Long-range Energy and Alternatives Planning (LEAP) energy planning system has been developed for South Africa, for the 2005 base year and a limited number of plausible future scenarios that may have significant ...
  • Ampofo-Anti, N (Green Building, 2009-02)
    To place construction on a truly sustainable path the green building movement needs a method which goes beyond subjective checklists of green features. Such a method must provide objective guidelines for a comprehensive ...
  • Ampofo-Anti, NL (Alive2green, 2012-07)
    Environmental labelling enables consumers to use their purchasing choices to protect the environment. The concluding declarations of the first three Earth Summits however caution that to truly serve this purpose, environmental ...
  • Ecosystem Programmes (Cooperative Scientific Programmes: CSIR, 1982-12)
    The National Programme for Environmental Sciences is a cooperative undertaking of scientists and scientific institutions in South Africa concerned with research related to environmental problems. This annual report describes ...
  • Szewczuk, S (IEEE, 2016-03)
    Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) is a tool that has been developed in the United States of America, Europe and many other countries around the world to help innovative environmental technologies reach the market. ...
  • Sinha Ray, S (Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2013-07)
    In recent years, the development of eco-friendly polymeric materials with balanced properties has become a subject of research attention due to concerns with increasing global-warming, carbon-emission, and limited natural ...
  • Gottsmann, D; Osman, A (2010-05)
    The study presents a design for this catalyst as a possible generic solution – with specific application in the context of Mamelodi Township near Pretoria in South Africa. The design makes provision for the informal economic ...
  • Malwela, T; Ray, SS (Elsevier, 2015-06)
    Films of a biodegradable PLA/PBSA blend and blend-composites containing 2 wt% of C20A, C30B and MEE were prepared by solvent casting and spin coating. The films were incubated in vials containing Tris–HCl buffer with ...
  • Juma, WP; Chhiba, Varsha P; Brady, D; Bode, ML (Elsevier, 2017-09)
    Racemic Morita-Baylis-Hillman adducts derived from the reaction of acrylonitrile with benzaldehyde, cinnamaldehyde and hydrocinnamaldehyde have been successfully resolved by means of enzymatic kinetic resolution. The ...
  • Rashamuse, KJ; Mutambanengwe, CCZ; Whiteley, CG (Academic Journals, 2008-04)
    It has been established that dissolved heavy metals escaping into the environment pose a serious health hazard. As a result, there is an urgent need for controlling metal emissions into the environment. The aims of this ...
  • Chhiba, V; Bode, M; Mathiba, K; Brady, D (Wiley, 2014-06)
    The use of enzymes for the enantioselective synthesis of single enantiomer ß-subsituted compounds is of interest, as this structural motif occurs commonly in compounds of pharmaceutical importance, such as adrenergic agents, ...
  • Visser, Daniel F; Gordon, GER; Bode, ML; Mathiba, K; Brady, D (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012-05)
    5-Methyluridine (5-MU) is an intermediate in the synthesis of ß-thymidine and the antiretroviral drugs stavudine (d4T) and zidovudine (AZT)1-3. The enzymatic preparation of 5-MU involves transglycosylation4-6 and avoids ...
  • Roman, HJ; Burgess, JE; Pletschke, BI (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2006-05)
    The aim of anaerobic digestion of primary sewage sludge is to convert the carbonaceous material contained in the solids into methane and carbon dioxide. The products of digestion are therefore gases, stabilised sludge ...