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Title: Groen (CW7)
Authors: Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU
Keywords: Estuaries - South African estuaries
Marine ecology
Cape estuaries
Coastal research
Groen River
Groen estuary
Abiotic characteristics
Biotic characteristics
Flora
Fauna
River catchment
Oceonology
CSIR
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
NRIO
National Research Institute for Oceanology
Issue Date: Jun-1981
Publisher: CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology
Citation: CSIR, Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit. 1981. Report 3 of the Estuaries of the Cape, Part 2: Synopses of available information on individual systems series, edited by Heydorn, AEF and Grindley, JR. Stellenbosch: CSIR. (CSIR Research Report 402)
Series/Report no.: CSIR Research Report number
402
CSIR estuary index number
CW7
CSIR NRIO number
3
Abstract: The state of knowledge of the Groen is poor. The area, being remote, has received little attention in the past and the bulk of information in this report originates from the Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit (ECRU) survey. Although the Groen flows infrequently, probably once in about five years, surface water always present in the estuary, even during dry periods and often when river mouths on the coastline between the Groen and Orange are dry. The water body in the estuary appears to be partially maintained during dry periods, by springs situated in the upper reaches of the estuary on the flood plain.
Description: Estuaries of the Cape
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3469
ISBN: 0 7988 1814 6
Appears in Collections:Water resources and human health
Coastal and marine systems
General science, engineering & technology

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