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Kalahari transect

Kalahari transect

research on global change and sustainable development in Southern Africa

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Published by IGBP in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth sciences -- Kalahari Desert.,
  • Biosphere -- Kalahari Desert.,
  • Climatic change -- Kalahari Desert.,
  • Sustainable development -- Kalahari Desert.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdited by R. J. Scholes and D. A. B. Parsoms.
    SeriesGlobal change report -- no.42
    ContributionsScholes, R. J., Parsons, D. A. B., International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17210862M

    Rainfall regime changes and trends in Botswana Kalahari Transect’s late summer precipitation.   The Kalahari Transect extends from Angola and Zambia south into South Africa. It is characterized by uniform sandy soils, heterogeneous vegetation, and a strong rainfall gradient. Mean annual rainfall varies from nearly meters (5 feet) in the north to virtually no rain in the south. (Image courtesy of Hank Shugart, University of Virginia).

    Publications; Climate & Weather. Lennard, () Multi-Scale Drivers of the South African Weather and Climate World Regional Geography Book Series doi/ _9 P., Huntsman-Mapila, P., () Vegetation cover trends along the Botswana Kalahari transect Journal of Arid Environments doi /jare 2. Methods [6] The south‐north rainfall gradient existing in the Kalahari occurs on homogeneous sandy soils [Wang et al., ], which occupy a third of southern Africa [Scholes and Parsons, ].The research sites used for this study are located along the Botswana–West Zambia portion of the Kalahari Transect, one of a number of International Geosphere‐Biosphere Programme transects.

    Book Section. Hoon, Steve R. and Thomas, Andrew D. and Mairs, H. and Dougill, Andrew J. () Soil organic carbon and soil respiration in deserts: examples from the Kalahari. In: Changing deserts: integrating people and their environment. .   Arid ecosystems cover about 40% of Earth's land area and are home to over two billion people, yet they remain vulnerable to climate change and human actions. Using numerical simulations, and data Cited by:


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A workshop on the Kalahari Transect (KT) was held in Gaborone, Botswana, in July Subjects included: (1) the climate of the KT; (2) sustainability issues of groundwater use in the Kalahari; (3) changes in soil characteristics along the KT in Botswana; (4) woody vegetation structure and wood availability; (5) the invasion by Cenchrus biflorus; (6) vegetation cover.

We ran six transects at 15 sites along the Kalahari transect, collecting data on species identity, diversity, and abundance. We used Poisson and Tobit regression models to investigate the relationship among woody vegetation, precipitation, grazing, borehole density, and : Thoralf Meyer, Paul Holloway, Thomas B.

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These are referred to as Pandamatenga, ( mm year −1), Maun ( mm year −1), Okwa ( mm year −1) and Tshane ( mm year −1).Cited by:   The Kalahari Transect is one of a number of International Geosphere‐Biosphere Programme transects designated throughout the world and is unique in that it is underlain by homogeneous Kalahari sands [Koch et al., ].

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