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  • National Building Research Institute (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1981-09)
    Energy is becoming increasingly expensive. Conservation can offset the increase in energy cost and can therefore be considered a new and can fairly inexpensive source of energy. The following article looks at the ways in ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; van Rooyen, MH; Clarke, DG; Liebenberg, EC (CSIR, 1987-09)
    Geographically referenced (geo-referenced) information consists of all information that refers to the man-environment system and that can be localized in space and time. The basic entity of geo-referenced information is ...
  • Cooper, Antony K (Computer Society of South Africa, 1988)
    Geographical information consists of non-spatial information (alphanumeric) and spatial information (vector and raster), the relationships between the non-spatial information and the spatial information, as well as the ...
  • Cooper, Antony K (CSIR, 1988-02)
    This paper describes a suite of programs that simulates the lighting effects of the sun or moon on the earth's surface. A digital terrain model (DTM) is typically a two-dimensional regular tessellation of some measured ...
  • Cooper, Antony K (1989-04)
    Geographically referenced (geo-referenced) information consists of all information that refers to the human-environment system and that can be localized in space and time. This includes cadastral, topographic, hydrographic ...
  • Olivier, JJ; Greenwood, PH; Cooper, Antony K; McPherson, DR; Engelbrecht, R (ASPRS Publications, 1990)
    Owing to the complex, inter-disciplinary nature of geographical information systems (GIS), and to the wide variety of commercial GIS software available, considerable effort is needed to select software and hardware which ...
  • Toerien, DF; Walters, NM; Swart, DH; Hofmeyr, HP (Bureau Scientific Publications, 1993-01)
    Lutjeharms and Thompson decided that it was the opportune to assess critically what had been wrought by the “dramatic organisational and cultural changes” t o “the largest scientific organisation in Africa” the South African ...
  • Ramsay, PJ; Smith, AM; Lee-Thorp, JC; Vogel, JC; Tyldsley, M; Kidwell, W (Bureau Scientific Publications, 1993-04)
    A modern African elephant tusk was discovered within a late Pleistocene aeolianite at Reunion Rocks, south of Durban. Ionium dating indicates that the tusk is older than 112 kyr BP with stratigraphic control suggesting a ...
  • Van Wyk, J (Learned Information(Europe) Ltd, 1993-08)
    The new South Africa needs information and the CSIR has enabled end-users to search international and local database using an intelligent gateway to provide easy, affordable access to all the well-known hosts. All terminals, ...
  • Michie, A (Learned Information Ltd, 1995-08)
    The CSIR has developed a CDROM-based electronic library information system which provides the ability to reproduce and search for published information and colour brochures on the computer screen. The system integrates ...
  • Vogel, J; Plug, I; Webbley, L (Bureau Scientific Publications, 1997-05)
    Excavation of Spoegrivier Cave in 1987 yielded an AMS (accelerator mass spectrometry) radiocarbon date of 2100 BP for a sheep phalange from the basal layer. Re-Excavation of the cave in 1994 to obtain a larger sample of ...
  • Goliger, Adam M; Milford, RV (Elsevier Science BV, 1998)
    The objective of the present study was to re-visit and up-date data on tornado occurrences throughout the world. This was carried out by accessing the relevant literature, analysing, re-analysing and comparing the data on ...
  • Marais, GJ; Wingfield, MJ; Viljoen, CD; Wingfield, BD (New York Botanical Garden, 1998-01)
    In recent years, two unusual ophiostomatoid fungi, Ceratocystiopsis proteae and Ophiostoma capense, have been described from infructescences of Protea spp. They are unique in having Knoxdaviesia anamorphs and differ from ...
  • Turpin, SM; Cooper, Antony K (1998-11)
    Recently, the CSIR has been involved in two projects investigating information technology (IT) and related processes in the civil and criminal justice systems, one with the Department of Justice focusing on civil justice, ...
  • Gouws, E; Williams, BG (Bureau Scientific Publishers, 2000-06)
    This article deals with a review of the literature covering several aspects of HIV/AIDS and related disease in South Africa. These include social, behavioural, epidemiological, clinical and molecular studies. During the ...
  • Williams, BG; Gouws, E; Colvin, M; Sitas, F; Ramjee, G; Karim, SSA (Bureau Scientific Publications, 2000-06)
    South Africa is experiencing an explosive epidemic of HIV/AIDS, with about one in four women attending ante-natal clinics nation-wide being HIV-positive. In order to understand the natural history of the epidemic, to design ...
  • Williams, BG; Gouws, E; Karim, SSA (Bureau Scientific Publications, 2000-06)
    This article covers many aspects of the epidemic of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. They range from the development of vaccine to the behaviour of adolescents. But they also show that authors have failed so far to have a significant ...
  • Williams, BG; Gouws, E; Karim, SSA (Bureau Scientific Publ, 2000-06)
    Demographic forecasting models of the South African population, incorporating geographical distribution and age prevalence data on HIV infection, have been used to predict future mortality due to AIDS. In year 2010, ...
  • Kfir, R (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2000-10)
    Technology organisations centre their business on the development of new technology-based offerings (i.e., products and services). The strategic management of technology-based assets is therefore crucial for these organisations ...
  • MacPhail, C; Williams, BG; Campbell, C (Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd, 2002-05)
    The prevalence of HIV infection in Africa is substantially higher among young women than it is among young men. Biological explanations of this difference have been presented but there has been little exploration of social ...

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