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  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, RCRU (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1981-06)
    The nature of the Bitter surface sediments in the mouth region suggest that the river flows intermittently but probably only for short periods. This is to be expected from the nature of the rainfall and the small size of ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1982-09)
    In this report an attempt is made to synthesis available information on the Botriviervlei and Kleimond estuary. The name Bot River is probably a direct reference to the slow flowing nature of the river and derived from ...
  • Carter, RA (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1983-12)
    The Bree River estuary is very large and although there are problems associated with limited fresh water supplies and an active dune field on the north bank of the mouth, there is considerable potential for development. ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1981-04)
    This report entails available historical information on Buffels estuary and abiotic and biotic characteristics found in the estuary are presented. Although the Buffels River has a relatively large catchment compared with ...
  • Grindley, JR (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1982-12)
    This report provides historical information on Eerste River, catchment, abiotic and biotic characteristics. The Eerste River rises on Dwarsberg 60 km east of Cape Town as the head of Jonkershoek. The river catchment covers ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1981-04)
    The Gamtoos has the fourth largest catchment of all the Cape rivers, with an area of 34 438 km2 which extends right up into the Great Karoo. Two large tributaries drain the eastern extremity of the Nuweveld Mountain range ...
  • Carter, RA; Brownlie, S (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1990-10)
    In the Kafferkuils now known as the Goukourivier the sediment dynamics of the estuary mouth region have been altered by the breaking of the sediment pathway into the historic sediment sink east of the mouth. This is done ...
  • Heydorn, HJ (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1989-02)
    This report provides historical overview on river catchment, ecology, biotic and abiotic characteristics and available information on the Gourits estuary. The Gourits Estuary, in common with other estuaries whose mouths ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1981-06)
    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. ...
  • Morant, PD; Bickerton, IB (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1983-06)
    Little is known of the early history of the area surrounding the Groot and Sout estuaries. The densely forested terrain dissected by deep gorges caused the area to be avoided by early travellers who used the inland route ...
  • Morant, PD (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1983-12)
    The Great Brak estuary has been endowed with great scenic beauty and recreational potential. The estuary and environs thus offer a great challenge for progressive development with the needs of existing industries and ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU (National Research Institute for Oceanology, CSIR, 1982-06)
    This report provides an overview of the Hartenbos estuary of the Cape Coast dealing with aspects such as climate, geology, soils, catchments, run-off, vegetations, oceanography and estuaries. In this report available ...
  • Bickerton, IB (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1984-02)
    In this report available historical information on Heuningnes estuary is presented. The threat posed by high water levels in the Heuningnes, to the farmland situated on the coastal plain of Bredasdorp reduces the possibility ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1981-06)
    The Holgat is not an estuary in the true sense, due to a combination of factors. Although the catchment has an area of 1500 km2, the Holgat last flowed in 1925. The main reason for this appears to be the low rainfall in ...
  • Grindley, SA (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1988-12)
    Hout Bay is a south-facing crescentic embayment on the west coast of the Cape Peninsula approximately 22km south of Cape Town. The valley of Hout Bay is surrounded by mountains with the summit of Table Mountain. The use ...
  • Duvenage, IR; Morant, PD (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1984-10)
    In this report available historical information on the Keurbooms/Bitou and Piesang Estuaries is presented. It entails information on marine ecology, river catchment, abiotics and biotics characteristics found in the ...
  • De Decker, HP (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1989-10)
    This report provides historical overview on river catchment, ecology, biotic and abiotic characteristics and available information on the Klein estuary. Kleinriviersvlei is popularly known as "Hermanus Lagoon". In some of ...
  • Grindley, JR (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1985-03)
    The report entails available historical information on Knysna estuary and abiotic and biotic characteristics found in the estuary are presented. The Knysna system is commonly referred to as a lagoon but it may also correctly ...
  • Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit, ECRU (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1982-06)
    A detailed account of the history of the Kowie estuary and the attempts to develop a harbour at the mouth of the river are given in the “Basket Work Harbour”. (Turpin, 1964). As far as could be ascertained, the river has ...
  • Bickerton, IB; Pierce, SM (CSIR, National Research Institute for Oceanology, 1988-04)
    This report provides historical overview on river catchment, ecology, biotic and abiotic characteristics and available information on three estuaries of the Cape namely: Krom, Seekoei and Kabeljous Estuaries. The estuaries ...

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