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  • Coetzee, S; Steiniger, S; Köbben, B; Iwaniak, A; Cooper, Antony K (Springer, 2017-05)
    The demand for geospatial data across different disciplines and organisations has led to the development and implementation of spatial data infrastructures (SDI) and the theory and concepts behind them. An SDI is an evolving ...
  • Van Wyk, Llewellyn V (Alive2Green, 2015-08)
    This chapter flows out of study (CSIR 2013b) prepared for the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC) in May 2013 which prepared a value proposition for the use of Innovative Building Technology (IBT) ...
  • Olwal, T; Masonta, Moshe T; Mekuria, Fisseha; Roux, K (InTech, 2012-08)
    Next generation fixed wireless broadband networks have immensely been deployed as mesh networks in order to provide and extend access to the internet. These networks are characterised by the use of multiple orthogonal ...
  • Thambiran, Tirusha; Naidoo, Sasha (CSIR, 2017-10)
    Typically, mitigation and adaptation research has been developed separately, with the mitigation research community focused on taking a global approach to limiting cumulative greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The adaptation ...
  • Davis, C; Archer, Emma RM; Maserumule, R; Stevens, N; Sinden, LA (The Department of Science and Technology, 2010-04)
    This study will draw on the findings of a significant amount of research that has already taken place in the area. There is a keen desire amongst diverse stakeholders to access global change information (for example, the ...
  • Hunter, Lawrance; Fan, J (Elsevier, 2014-11)
    Consumers expect the garments they buy to meet a multiplicity of end use and wear conditions, and this means manufacturers need to build functionality, or multifunctionality, into the garments they produce. This chapter ...
  • Frost, PE; Scholes, RJ (Group on Earth Observations, 2007)
    The South African Advanced Fire Information System (AFIS) is the first near real-time satellite-based fire monitoring system in Africa. It was originally developed for, and funded by, the electrical power utility Eskom, ...
  • De Villiers, A (Alive2green Publishers, 2010-01)
    The question addressed by this chapter is: How should advanced walling systems be planned, designed, built, refurbished, and end their useful lives, to classify as smart, sustainable, green or eco-building environments?
  • Sivakumar, V; Tesfaye, M; Alemu, W; Sharma, Ameeth; Bollig, C; Mengistu, G (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2010-05)
    In this study, the authors present the climatological picture of aerosols over South Africa using 20 years of Stratosphere Aerosol and Gas Experiment (SAGE-II) satellite, 6–10 years of AErosol RObatic NETwork (AERONET) and ...
  • Amigun, B; Kaggwa, M; Musango, J; Mutanga, S; Simelane, T; Stafford, William HL (Africa Institute of South Africa, 2011-12)
    This chapter presents a critical appraisal of Africa's modern energy technologies for renewable energy. It highlights issues of scale and location-specific attributes. A critical review of different renewable energies is ...
  • Morris, EJ; Erasmus, C; O'Kennedy, Maretha M (Taylor & Francis Group publishers, 2016-09)
    Biopharmaceutical proteins and vaccines are traditionally produced in bacteria, eggs, yeast and animal cell cultures and are well established industries. More recently, these molecules are produced in plants and became ...
  • Agavaceae 
    Smith, GF; Walters, Michele; Figueiredo, E; Klopper, RR; Bredenkamp, CL (South African National Biodiversity Institute, 2019)
    This chapter discusses the taxonomic treatment of the Agavaceae of the Eastern Cape Province.
  • Lötter, Johanna M (CSIR, 2017-10)
    The agricultural sector in southern Africa needs to produce enough food to feed its current population of 277 million and future predicted population of over 300 million by 2025 (United Nations ESA, 2015). All of this must ...
  • Thambiran, Tirusha; Padayachi, Yerdashin R (AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2017-12)
    This chapter provides an overview of the latest developments in air quality management and air pollution trends in South Africa. The critical issues of managing air quality in the context of climate change and risk and ...
  • Winkler, H; Altieri, K; Clarke, S; Garland, Rebecca M; Kornelius, G; Meas, M (CSIR, 2016)
    Shale gas development (SGD) presents opportunities and risks with regards to air pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There is a potential opportunity to reduce emissions, if shale gas replaces ‘dirtier’ (more ...
  • Van Zyl, T (CRC Press, 2014-02)
    In order to frame the geospatial temporal big data conversation, it is important to discuss them within the context of the three Vs (velocity, variety, and volume) of big data. Each of the Vs brings its own technical ...
  • Shatalov, MY (INTECH Open, 2010-01)
    A study concerning the propagation of free non-axisymmetric waves in a homogeneous piezoelectric cylinder of transversely isotropic material with axial polarization is carried out on the basis of the linear theory of ...
  • Duncker, Louiza C; Wilkinson, M (Alive2Green, 2014-11)
    Sustainable development, which encompasses sustainable sanitation, is defined as development that is appropriate, has the specific objectives of accelerated growth, targeted interventions and community mobilisation to ...
  • Tlotleng, Monnamme; Akinlabi, ET; Shukla, M; Pityana, Sisa L (IGI Global, 2014-02)
    Laser assisted cold spraying (LACS) process is a hybrid technique that uses laser and cold spray to deposit solid powders on metal substrates. For bonding to occur, the particle velocities must be supersonic which are ...
  • Bandyopadhyay, J; Ray, Suprakas S (Springer, 2017-07)
    In 1989, a report from the Toyota Central Research and Development Laboratory on the synthesis of nanoclay-containing polymide nanocomposites using in situ polymerization opened a new era for polymer nanocomposites (PNCs). ...

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