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Citizen Science projects: Atlas of alien plants


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Atlas of alien plants - Atlasing in Namibia, A new phase of biodiversity monitoring in Namibia.

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Species included (Invasive and alien plants): American agave - Agave Americana, Bird of paradise - Caesalpinia gilliesii, Castor oil plant - Ricinus communis, Common pest pear - Opuntia stricta, Common thorn apple - Datura stramonium, Coral cactus - Cylindropuntia fulgida, Devil's rope cactus - Cylindropuntia imbricate, Downy thorn apple - Datura inoxia, Fountain grass - Pennisetum setaceum, Guava - Psidium guajava, Jerusalem thorn - Parkinsonia aculeate, Kariba weed - Salvinia molesta, Lantana - Lantana camara, Large thorn apple - Datura ferox, Leucaena - Leucaena leucocephala, Moon cactus - Harrisia martini, Pepper tree - Schinus molle, Pine cone cactus - Tephrocactus articulates, Potato creeper - Solanum seaforthianum, Prickly poppy - Argemone ochroleuca, Prosopis - Prosopis spp, Rosea cactus - Cylindropuntia pallida, Rubber vine - Cryptostegia grandiflora, Sand olive - Dodonaea viscosa var angustifolium, Sisal - Agave sisalana, Syringa tree - Melia azedarach, Wild tobacco - Nicotiana glauca.

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URL: http://www.the-eis.com/atlas/


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2005Tree Atlas of NamibiaShapefile82 kb zip1 kb kmz
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Lalley, J.S. and Viles, H.A. 2005. Terricolous lichens in the northern Namib Desert of Namibia: distribution and community composition. The Lichenologist, 37(1): 77-91
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2005 Journal Article325 kb pdf
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Lubbe, L.G. 2010. The Dry Material (DM) contribution of some selected dwarf shrubs on the Swartrand area of southern Namibia's Dwarf Shrub Savanna. Spotlight on Agriculture, 123. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry
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2010Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport508 kb pdf
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Mannheimer, C.A. 2006. Environmental impact assessment of the Trekkopje Uranium Project, Specialist contribution: Vegetation. pp. 22
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2006 Report
Background Etosha Centenary
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2007Ministry of Environment and TourismBook, Book Section, Booklet826 kb pdf
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El-Ghani, M.M.A. 1998. Environmental correlates of species distribution in arid desert ecosystems of eastern Egypt. Journal of Arid Environments, 38(2): 297-313.
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1998DRFN DLIBJournal Article
Chakanga, M. and Selänniemi, T. 1998. Forest inventory report of Nkurenkuru Consession Area. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Directorate of Forestry, Namibia-Finland Forestry Programme
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1998 Report3.01 mb pdf
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Taylor, H.C. 1978. Capensis. In: Biogeography and Ecology of Southern Africa - Monographiae Biologicae, 31: 171-229
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1978 Book, Book Section, Booklet
Hugo, L. 1985. Indringerbosse as energiebron. Agricola, 2: 32-33
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1985Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryJournal Article351 kb pdf
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Bester, F.V. 1989. Navorsing gedoen met betrekking tot gifblaar Dichapetalum cymosum. Agricola, 7: 60-64
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1989Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryJournal Article1.4 mb pdf
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van Rensburg, W.L.J. 1990. Groeikragtigheid en saadontkieming by weiplante. Agricola, 8: 31-34
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1990Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryJournal Article902 kb pdf
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Burke, A. 2005. Counting Namibia's living diamonds. Flamingo, May 2005: 40-41
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2005 Book, Book Section, Booklet1.05 mb pdf
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Manning, J. 2006. The Richtersveld - The Lost World. Veld and Flora, June 2006: 76-77
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2006ORASECOMJournal Article621 kb pdf
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Wiegand, K., Saltz, D., Ward, D. and Levin, S.A. 2008. The role of size inequality in self-thinning: A pattern-oriented simulation model for arid savannas. Ecological Modelling, 210(4): 431–445
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2008 Journal Article
Rundel, P.W.and Cowling, R.M. 2007. Biodiversity of The Succulent Karoo and Cape Flora. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 1–8
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2007 Book, Book Section, Booklet
Graz, F.P. 1996. Management of a Pterocarpus angolensis population under the influence of fire and land use. Master's Thesis, University of Stellenbosch
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1996 Thesis
Becker, T. und Veste, M. 2006. Perception or deception: Vegetation degradation and desertification processes in northwest Namibia. Poster Symposium 17, Managed ecosystems
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2006 Report113 kb pdf
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Ndhlovu, T., Milton-Dean, S.J. and Esler, K.J. 2011. Impact of Prosopis (mesquite) invasion and clearing on the grazing capacity of semiarid Nama Karoo rangeland, South Africa. African Journal of Range and Forage Science, 28(3): 129-137
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2011 Journal Article
de Villiers, P.A. and Kok, O.B. 1988. Eto-ekologiese aspekte van olifante in die Nasionale Etoshawildtuin. Madoqua, 15(4): 319-338
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1988 Journal Article9.34 mb pdf
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Kruger, W.A. 1984. Konsep - Meesterplan: Kaudom Wildtuin
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1984 Report3.71 mb pdf
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Flower, C., Wardell-Johnson, G. and Jamieson, A. 1996. Management of Mopane in southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop held at Ogongo Agricultural College, northern Namibia, 26th to 29th November 1996
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1996 Report12.47 mb pdf
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Zimmermann, I. and Joubert, D.F. 2002. A crude quantification of wood that is and can be harvested from bush thickening species in Namibia. Proceedings of the First National Forestry Research Workshop held on 12 and 13 March 2002 in Windhoek, Namibia, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Forestry Publication, 9: 56-66
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2002 Report218 kb pdf
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Christiaan, R., Gruber, M., Isaacks, R., Kotze, D., Lot, M., Mtuleni, V.S., Mukuya, R.S., Pieters, W., Schmiedel, U., Swartbooi, J. and Swartbooi, S. 2009. Bridging the gap Para-ecologists in action. 13th Namibian Rangeland Forum - The role of biodiversity in rangeland management and policy, Neudamm Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Windhoek, Dates: 27-29 October 2009
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2009 Presentation1.53 mb pdf
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Gibbs Russell, G.E. and Biegel, H.M. 1973. Report on botanical collecting trips to Maun and the northern Okavango Delta. Botswana Notes and Records, 5: 154-169
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1973 Journal Article
Mainah, J. 2006. Socio and economic importance of Grewia flava to the people of western parts of Kweneng District and factors affecting its spatial distribution in Botswana. Botswana Notes and Records, 38: 11-19
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2006 Journal Article
Thornton, M., Odendaal, F., le Roux, A., Jürgens, N. and Hall, A. 2006. The Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape - Application for inclusion on the World Heritage List. January 2006
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2015 Report1.58 mb pdf
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Ward, J.D. and Breen, C.M. 1983. Drought stress and the demise of Acacia albida along the lower Kuiseb river, central Namib Desert: preliminary findings. South African Journal of Science, 79(11): 444-447
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1983 Journal Article562 kb pdf
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Cole, D.T. 1987. Lithops of SWA/Namibia. Lithops werneri. Madoqua, 1: 42
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1987 Journal Article94 kb pdf
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Indigenous Natural Products Producer and Processor Organisations Sub-Activity - EMP for Devil's Claw. Report Reference Number 5b, 11 March 2011
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2011 Report696 kb pdf
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Lim, S., Chase, B.M., Chevalier, M. and Reimer, P.J. 2016. 50,000 years of vegetation and climate change in the southern Namib Desert, Pella, South Africa. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 451: 197–209
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2016 Journal Article
Meyer, J.J.M., Senejoux, F., Heyman, H.M., Meyer, N.L. and Meyer, M.A. 2015. The occurrence of triterpenoids from Euphorbia gummifera inside the fairy circles of Garub in the southern Namibian pro-desert. South African Journal of Botany, 98: 10–15
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Werner, W. 2003. Livelihoods among the Topnaar of the Lower Kuiseb, ELAK, Desert Research Foundation of Namibia
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2003 Report16.64 mb pdf
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Shackley, M. 1980. An Acheulean industry with Elephas recki fauna from Namib IV, South West Africa (Namibia). Nature, 284(5754): 340-341
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1980DRFN DLIBJournal Article
McClean, C. J., Doswald, N., Küper, W., Sommer, J.H., Barnard, P. and Lovett, J.C. 2006. Potential impacts of climate change on Sub-Saharan African plant priority area selection. Diversity and Distributions, 12: 645–655. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2006.00290.x
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2006 Journal Article
Schmiedel, U. 2002. The quartz fields of southern Africa - flora, phytogeography, vegetation, and habitat ecology. PhD Thesis, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität zu Köln
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2002 Thesis4.7 mb pdf
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Meyer, P.G. 1973. Neue und wenig bekannte Acanthaceen aus dem Kaokoveld (Südwestafrika). Mitteilungen der Botanischen Staatssammlung München, 11: 101-113
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1973 Journal Article7.09 mb pdf
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Nott, K. and Savage, M.J. 1985. Observations on the utilization of a dune succulent by Namib faunae. African Zoology, 20(4): 269-271
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1985 Journal Article261 kb pdf
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Growth strategy for the Namibian wood charcoal industry and associated value chains. Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development
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2016 Report1.95 mb pdf
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Joubert, D., Rust, A., Smit, G., and Hoffman, M. 2017. Growth rates and mortality patterns of Acacia mellifera subsp. detinens in the semi-arid Highland Savanna, Namibia: Encroachment is not as rapid as previously believed. Namibian Journal of Environment, 1(A): 1-5
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2017 Journal Article1.09 mb pdf
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Guo, D., Arnolds, J.L., Midgley, G.F. and Foden, W.B. 2016. Conservation of Quiver Trees in Namibia and South Africa under a Changing Climate. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 4: 1-8
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2016 Journal Article1.88 mb pdf
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Craven P. and Kolberg, H. 2017. Plants of Namibia
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2019 Website
Hillmann, T., Muche, G., Josenhans, K. and Jürgens, N. 2018. SASSCAL Photo Guide to Plants of Southern Africa. In: Revermann, R., Krewenka, K.M., Schmiedel, U., Olwoch, J.M., Helmschrot, J. and Jürgens, N. (eds.) Climate change and adaptive land management in southern Africa - assessments, changes, challenges, and solutions. Biodiversity and Ecology, 6: 424-425. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek
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2018 Book, Book Section, Booklet2.18 mb pdf
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Thiede, J., Metzing, D., Veste, M. and Jürgens, N. (eds). 2004. Succulent Plant Research in Africa. Sukkulentenforschung in Afrika. Festschrift Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter Ihlenfeldt. Schumannia 4. Isensee, Oldenburg. Biodiversity and Ecology, 2: 250 pages
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2004 Journal Article
Krug, J. 2017. Tree water potentials supporting an explanation for the occurrence of Vachellia erioloba in the Namib Desert (Namibia). Forest Ecosystems, 4(20): 10.1186/s40663-017-0107-x
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Jones, R.W. and Jankowitz, W. 1985. Invasive alien plants in the Waterberg Plateau Park. In: Brown, C.J., Macdonald, I.A.W. and Brown, S.E. (Editors). Invasive alien organisms in South West Africa/Namibia. National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, SANSP Report 119, 1985, page 16-18
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1985 Book, Book Section, Booklet565 kb pdf
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