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Long-term studies of land degradation in the Sneeuberg uplands, eastern Karoo, South Africa: A synthesis

Boardman, John; Foster, Ian; Rowntree, Kate; Favis-Mortlock, Dave; Mol, Lisa; Suich, Helen; Gaynor, David

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For the past 15 yr, the Sneeuberg uplands in the eastern Karoo, South Africa, have been a focus for research on land degradation by the above authors and other colleagues. Earlier work in the Karoo emphasised vegetation change whereas we concentrate on physical changes to the landscape at the small catchment scale, e.g., bare, degraded areas (badlands) and gully (donga) systems. Analysis of sedimentation in farm dams allows for reconstruction of environmental histories using 210Pb, 137Cs,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/242599
Source: Geomorphology
DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.01.024

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