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Temporarily open/closed estuaries in South Africa

R. Perissinotto

Temporarily open/closed estuaries in South Africa

by R. Perissinotto

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementR. Perissinotto ... [et al.].
SeriesEnvironmental science, engineering and technology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGC97.8.S6 T46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411355M
ISBN 101616684127
ISBN 109781616684129
LC Control Number2010012254
OCLC/WorldCa535493565

The seed banks of two temporarily open/closed estuaries in South Africa were quantified in this study. Charophyte öospores represented almost 72% of the sexual propagules in the sediment with a mean öospore density of 31, öospores m This was followed by the seeds of the intertidal salt marsh plant Sarcocornia perennis (18%) ( seed m-2) and the submerged angiosperm Ruppia cirrhosa Cited by: Feb 01,  · Variations in microphytobenthic biomass were investigated in relation to major environmental factors in the Mdloti and Mhlanga temporarily open/closed estuaries (TOCEs), South Africa, from March to March Both estuaries receive different volumes of Cited by:

open/closed estuaries in South Africa, with particular emphasis on river flow and mouth state as primary drivers of these systems. African Journal of Marine Science 34(2), Becker A, Cowley PD, Whitfield AK, Järnegren J & TF Næsje. Diel fish movements in the littoral zone of a temporarily closed South African estuary. Cambridge Core - Ecology and Conservation - Ecology and Conservation of Estuarine Ecosystems - edited by Renzo Perissinotto.

The Breaching of Temporary Open/Closed Estuaries Michael Parkinson Submitted in fulfilment of the academic requirements for the degree of Masters of Science in Engineering School of Civil Engineering, Surveying and Construction Management University of KwaZulu-Natal March 27, information on temporarily open/closed estuaries in the warm and cool temperate biogeographic regions of South Africa, with particular emphasis on the influence of river flow on these systems. WRC Report no. /1/ (Published report) FRONEMAN, P.W.


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This new book covers topics such as the structure and function of open/closed estuaries in South Africa, as well as outlining the future management decisions that need to be made in order to.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Covers topics such as the structure and function of open/closed estuaries in South Africa, as well as outlining the future management decisions that need to be made in. Aug 19,  · Temporarily Open/Closed Estuaries in South Africa by R.

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Stretch, A. Whitfield, J. Adams, A. Forbes] on coopsifas.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. South African temporarily open/closed estuaries (TOCEs) and similar systems along the coastlines of other regions of the worldAuthor: R. Perissinotto. Apart from representing the vast majority (71%) of South Africa's functional estuaries, temporarily open/closed estuaries (TOCEs) are common in Australia, on the southeastern coasts of Brazil.

to the iMahlongwa in the south. The estuaries within this area are made up of 13 temporarily open/closed estuaries, two permanently open estuaries (uMkhomazi and uMngeni) and one estuarine bay (Durban Bay). JOHANNESBURG KWAZULU-NATAL CAPE TOWN PORT ELIZABETH DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA BOTSWANA NAMIBIA LEGEND Estuary Type Estuarine Bay Temporarily Open.

A review of the ecology and management of temporarily open/closed estuaries in South Africa, with particular emphasis on Temporarily open/closed estuaries in South Africa book flow and mouth state as primary drivers of these systems AK Whitfield1*, GC Bate2, JB Adams2, PD Cowley1, PW Froneman3, PT Gama2, NA Strydom4, S Taljaard 5, AK Theron, JK Turpie1, L van Niekerk5 and TH Wooldridge4.

The Ohlanga River is a river in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, which empties into the Indian Ocean just north of Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, north of Durban. The river has extensive reed beds in the estuary at its mouth, which is only 7 km further southwest from the mouth of the Mdloti River.

Presently this river is part of the Mvoti to Umzimkulu Water Management coopsifas.comy: South Africa. Abstract. Thirteen estuaries in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, were broadly categorised according to size and salinity distribution and were assigned to one of the following categories: permanently open estuaries having a strong salinity gradient between mouth and upper estuary, freshwater-deprived permanently open estuaries, medium-sized temporarily open/closed estuaries, Cited by: Fishes of SA Estuaries: of Ichthyology before it became a Research Facility of the National Research Foundation in and was renamed the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) in SAIAB 50 years - a celebration Read the book - SAIAB 50 years - The Directors' Cut.

This chapter provides an overview of the ecology and food web dynamics of southern African intermittently open/closed estuaries (IOCEs).

Intermittently open/closed estuaries experience periodic isolation from the ocean due to a sandbar at the mouth and account for some 71% of all estuaries along the southern African coopsifas.com: Pierre William Froneman. Ecosystem Functioning of Temporarily Open/Closed Estuaries in South Africa / R.

Perissinotto [and others] -- Ch. Paleoecological Significance of Diatoms in Argentinean Estuaries: What Do They Tell Us About the Environment. / Gabriela S. Hassan -- Ch. ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates the berm crest elevation at South African Temporarily Open/Closed Estuaries (TOCE), as well as the processes involved in berm growth, and the drivers that contribute to variation in berm height among estuaries.

The relationship between wave runup elevation and maximum berm height at estuaries is coopsifas.com: Zane Booysen. The aim of this study was to obtain an understanding of the ecosystem functioning of selected estuaries on the east coast of South Africa and to represent their dynamics through ecosystem models.

The responses of water column nutrients, plankton density and biomass to inlet phase changes for 16 temporarily open/closed estuaries (TOCEs) in South. Apr 12,  · The majority of estuaries along the coastline of southern Africa are termed temporarily open/closed estuaries (TOCEs) and are closed off from the sea for varying periods by a sandbar which forms at the mouth.

It is therefore important to understand the processes occurring within TOCEs and their importance to fishes in order to make sound management recommendations. Estuaries along the Cited by: Aug 01,  · Read "Ecosystem development during open and closed phases of temporarily open/closed estuaries on the subtropical east coast of South Africa, Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

Temporarily open/closed estuaries typically open to the sea due to freshwater inflow coupled with storm surge events. In Septemberin the absence of freshwater inflow, the mouth of the East Kleinemonde Estuary breached in response to a storm surge.

The mouth of the estuary closed the following day at a high level. Marine overwash events following the breach introduced large volumes of Cited by: The original idea of this book started when we were making a residual fluxes study of the Paranagua Coastal Lagoon (Brazil) near the colonial town of Guaraque~coopsifas.com the beautiful mangroves of this Brazilian National Park, between profile and profile, we wondered why South American estuaries were little known in the international arena.

This book has been cited by the following publications. Effects of Artificial Breaching of a Temporarily Open/Closed Estuary on Benthic Macroinvertebrates (Camacho Lagoon, Southern Brazil). Estuaries and Coasts, Vol.

35, Issue. 4, p. Estuaries of South Africa presents an authoritative and comprehensive review of the current status.

A review of the ecology and management of temporarily open/closed estuaries in South Africa, with particular emphasis on river flow and mouth state as primary drivers of these systems. African Journal of Marine Science 34(2): –May 16,  · Renzo Perissinotto is Professor of Marine Biology and Academic Leader in the School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa.

He has published articles in primary peer-reviewed literature and is the senior editor of a book on South African temporarily open/closed estuaries, published in Van Stadens River is a river in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

The river mouth is located about 30 km west of Port Elizabeth. The river was named after Marthinus van Staden, one of the area’s pioneering farmers.

He was also among the first to plot a rudimentary track through the coopsifas.comy: South Africa.