Simple Words and Fuzzy Zones: Early Directions for Temporary River Research in South Africa

@article{Uys1997SimpleWA,
  title={Simple Words and Fuzzy Zones: Early Directions for Temporary River Research in South Africa},
  author={Uys and O'Keeffe},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={517-31}
}
  • Uys, O'Keeffe
  • Published 1997 in Environmental management
/ Although a large proportion of South Africa's rivers are nonperennial, ecological research into these systems has only recently been initiated. Consequently, we have little verified information about the ecological functioning of these rivers or knowledge of how best to manage them. High water demands in a semiarid region results in the flow of most perennial rivers being altered from permanent to temporary in sections, through impoundment, land-use changes, abstraction, etc. Conversely… CONTINUE READING

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