More information:

Stengel, H.W. 1964. The source of drinking water at Gobabeb. Water Affairs Branch, S.W.A. Administration. Ministry of Water Affairs, Windhoek


Description:

The source of drinking water at Gobabeb.

Summary / Notes:

The source of drinking water at Gobabeb. The Namib Desert Research Station Gobabeb is situated on the northern bank of the Kuiseb River about 70 miles to the east of Walvisbay in the Namib desert. This situation is very favourable as three landscape zones meet there. The first zone is that of the Kuiseb River with its broad sandy bed and large strips of trees and bushes on the alluvial silt banks. The second zone is the shifting sand dune area stretching from the southern bank of the river in a southerly direction for hundreds of miles to the vicinity of Luederitzbucht. Keywords: Namibia, Namib Desert, Gobabeb, Kuiseb River, natural resource management, water supply, river basin management, climate.

Year: 1964

Type: Report

Origin: DRFN DLIB

Download: The source of drinking water at Gobabeb.pdf (5.83 mb)

Preview: Preview this file


Top 50 related results:

You may also be interested in the following items which are on a similar or related topic, listed in order of similarity.

Results per page:

Results: 1 to 50 of 50

To FILTER: Use the pale green row to filter the results on this page. Type in text or select from the year list.

Rows matching filter(s): All
What is this row? 
Data titleYearOriginFile typeDownloadkml/kmz
von Durckheim, K. 2010. Overview Report pertaining to the Okavango Basin and the Upper Zambezi Basin
  » More info & related results
2010 Report1.35 mb pdf
Preview
Dausab, F., Francis, G., Johr, G., Kambatuku, J.R., Molapo, M., Shanyengana, S.E. and Swartz, S. 1995. Water usage patterns in the Kuiseb catchment area (with emphasis on sustainable use). Occasional Paper, No. 1
  » More info & related results
1995DRFN DLIBReport39.98 mb pdf
Preview
Mendelsohn, J.M., Jarvis, A.M., Roberts, C.S. and Robertson, T. 2002. Atlas of Namibia. Atlas of Namibia, David Philip, Cape Town
  » More info & related results
2002Bibliography compiled for Okavango River: The flow of a lifeline.Book, Book Section, Booklet123.7 mb zip
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) - Kuiseb River Basin
  » More info & related results
Ministry of Fisheries and Marine ResourcesBook, Book Section, Booklet6.85 mb pdf
Preview
Stengel, H.W. 1962. Flüsse und Trockenflüsse in Südwestafrika und ihre Nutzung für die Wirtschaft des Landes
  » More info & related results
1962DRFN DLIBReport27.48 mb pdf
Preview
Botelle, A. and Kowalski, K. 1995. Changing resources use in Namibia's lower Kuiseb river valley: perceptions from the Topnaar community
  » More info & related results
1995DRFN DLIBReport26.71 mb pdf
Preview
Manning, N. and Pallett, J. 2004. Kuiseb Basin Management Committee - the first of its kind in Namibia. Conservation, 2004/5: 26-27
  » More info & related results
2004DRFN DLIBBook, Book Section, Booklet3.3 mb pdf
Preview
Afrikaner, C. 1998. The investigation of fog frequency and occurrence patterns in the Central Namib as a possible alternative source of water supply to the Topnaar community along the Kuiseb River in the Namib Desert. BA (Hons) Geography, Windhoek, University of Namibia
  » More info & related results
1998DRFN DLIBThesis8.29 mb pdf
Preview
Shanyengana, E.S., Henschel, J.R., Seely, M.K and Sanderson, R.D. 2002. Exploring fog as a supplementary water source in Namibia. Atmospheric Research, 64(1-4): 251 – 259
  » More info & related results
2002DRFN DLIBJournal Article
Botes, A. and Manning, N. 2002. Interactive Environmental learning and action in the Kuiseb (ELAK). Proceedings of the Stakeholders Workshop: Kuiseb basin management, Rössing mine, Thursday 12th September 2002
  » More info & related results
2002DRFN DLIBReport8.81 mb pdf
Preview
Schmitz, A.U. 2004. Transmission losses and soil moisture dynamics in the alluvial fill of the Kuiseb river, Namibia. Institut für Hydrologie der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Diplomarbeit
  » More info & related results
2004DRFN DLIBThesis1.89 mb pdf
Preview
Hellwig, D.H.R. 1968. Water resources of the Namib Desert between Lüderitzbucht and Walvis Bay - a preliminary investigation. Water Research in S.W.A., Windhoek, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
  » More info & related results
1968DRFN DLIBReport945 kb pdf
Preview
Grodek, T., Benito, G., Botero, B.A., Jacoby, Y., Porat, N., Haviv, I., Cloete, G. and Enzel, Y. 2013. The last millennium largest floods in the hyperarid Kuiseb River basin, Namib Desert. Journal of Quaternary Science, 28(3): 258–270
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article
Shanyengana, E.S., Seely, M.K. and Sanderson, R.D. 2004. Major-ion chemistry and ground-water salinization in ephemeral floodplains in some arid regions of Namibia. Journal of Arid Environments, 57(2): 211-223
  » More info & related results
2004 Journal Article
Mukuti, O.M., Henschel, J., Kolb, H., Mtuleni, V.P., Sitiketa, V. and Shanyengana, E.S. 1998. Testing fog collectors in the Namib Desert
  » More info & related results
1998DRFN DLIBReport189 kb pdf
Preview
Jacobson, P.J. and Jacobson, K.M. 2013. Hydrologic controls of physical and ecological processes in Namib Desert ephemeral rivers: Implications for conservation and Management. Journal of Arid Environments, 93: 80–93
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article
Seely, M.K. 1978. Grassland productivity: the desert end of the curve. South African Journal of Science, 74: 295-297
  » More info & related results
1978DRFN DLIBJournal Article313 kb pdf
Preview
Henschel, J., Dausab, R., Moser, P. and Fallen, J. (eds.) 2004. !NARA - Fruit for development of the !Khuiseb Topnaar. Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2004 Book, Book Section, Booklet
City of Walvis Bay, Namibia - Biodiversity: an asset for future development. Local action for biodiversity - A series of local cases
  » More info & related results
2008 Report354 kb pdf
Preview
Burke, A. 2007. Eleven steps to rehabilitation in the Succulent Karoo and Namib Desert. EnviroScience and Namibia Nature Foundation. Oranjemund and Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2007 Book, Book Section, Booklet7.06 mb pdf
Preview
Schneider, G.I.C. and Walmsley, B. 2004. The Sperrgebiet Land Use Plan – An example of integrated Management of Natural Resources. Communications of the Geological Survey of Namibia, 13: 23-32
  » More info & related results
2004 Journal Article651 kb pdf
Preview
Eales, K., Forster, S. and Du Mhango, L. 1996. Strain, water demand, and supply direction in the most stressed water systems of Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland. International Development Research Centre, 166-202
  » More info & related results
1996DRFN DLIBReport15.77 mb pdf
Preview
Ongwen, O. 1996. NGO experience, intervention, and challenges in water strain, demand, and supply management in Africa. International Development Research Centre, 273-289
  » More info & related results
1996DRFN DLIBReport7.05 mb pdf
Preview
Omaruru integrated river basin management project (ORBMP) project document, Windhoek, April 2005
  » More info & related results
2005DRFN DLIBReport18.1 mb pdf
Preview
Crerar, S., Fry, R.G., Slater, P.M., van Langenhove, G. and Wheeler, D. 1988. An unexpected factor affecting recharge from ephemeral river flows in SWA/Namibia. In: Simmers, I. (ed). 1988. Estimation of Natural groundwater recharge, 11-28
  » More info & related results
1988DRFN DLIBBook, Book Section, Booklet5.57 mb pdf
Preview
Shanyengana, E.S. 1997. Gobabeb Training and Research Centre programme: appropriate technology for arid lands. Desert Research foundation of Namibia. B. study, Windhoek
  » More info & related results
1997DRFN DLIBReport48.21 mb pdf
Preview
Katoma, L.N. 1989. A comparative analysis of the sand-trapping potential of two namib desert shrubs: a case study at Gobabeb. B. Sc. Honours. University of Fort Hare, Fort Hare
  » More info & related results
1989DRFN DLIBReport35.95 mb pdf
Preview
Central Namib area groundwater potential. Newsletter of the SWA Scientific Society, Swakopmund Municipality
  » More info & related results
1999DRFN DLIBReport6.4 mb pdf
Preview
Basin management: working together to manage our water and natural resources
  » More info & related results
2004DRFN DLIBReport19.58 mb pdf
Preview
Hicks, E., Johnson, J. and Torilli, M. 2003. Water management in the upper catchment of the Kuiseb River Basin. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester
  » More info & related results
2003DRFN DLIBReport74.45 mb pdf
Preview
Hövermann, J. 1978. Formen und Formung in der Pränamib (Flächen-Namib). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, 30: 55-73
  » More info & related results
1978DRFN DLIBJournal Article12.64 mb pdf
Preview
Jaeger, F. and Waibel, L. 1921. Geographische Landschaften Südwestafrikas - Wissenschaftliche Forschung in Südwestafrika, 2 Folge. SWA Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft
  » More info & related results
1921DRFN DLIBBook, Book Section, Booklet114.25 mb pdf
Preview
Marker, M.E. 1981. The geomorphological significance of some central Namib materials. Journal of the SWA Scientific Society, 35: 49-55
  » More info & related results
1981DRFN DLIBJournal Article4.04 mb pdf
Preview
Rust, U. and Vogel, J.C. 1988. Late Quaternary environmental changes in the northern Namib Desert as evidenced by fluvial landforms. Palaeoecology of Africa and the surrounding islands. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, 19: 127-137.
  » More info & related results
1988 Journal Article4.38 mb pdf
Preview
Gardiner, M., Matros-Goreses, A., Roberts, C. and Seely, M. 2006. Site Characterisation for Kuiseb Riparian Ecosystems. Prepared for the WADE Project, Work Package 2, July 2006
  » More info & related results
2006 Report1.9 mb pdf
Preview
Stengel, H.W. 1963. Wasserwirtschaft Waterwese - Water Affairs in S.W.A. Afrika-Verlag Der Kreis, Windhoek
  » More info & related results
1963DRFN DLIBReport79.42 mb pdf
Preview
Stengel, H.W. 1964. Das Abkommen des Kuiseb und Swakop für die Zeit von 1898 - 1938. Water Affairs Branch, S.W.A. Administration. Ministry of Water Affairs. Windhoek
  » More info & related results
1964DRFN DLIBReport7.19 mb pdf
Preview
Mizuno, K. 2005. Environmental changes in relation to tree death along the Kuiseb River. African Study Monographs, 30: 27-41
  » More info & related results
2005 Journal Article817 kb pdf
Preview
Lange, J. 2005. Dynamics of transmission losses in a large arid stream channel. Journal of Hydrology, 306(1-4): 112–126
  » More info & related results
2005DRFN DLIBJournal Article
Günster, A. 1995. Grass cover distribution in the central Namib— a rapid method to assess regional and local rainfall patterns of arid regions? Journal of Arid Environments, 29(1): 107-114
  » More info & related results
1995DRFN DLIBJournal Article
Schmidt, G. and Plöthner, D. 1999. Estimating the groundwater reserves in the river and dunes areas along the lower Kuiseb river in Namibia. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Geologie, 45
  » More info & related results
1999DRFN DLIBJournal Article1.14 mb pdf
Preview
Stengel, H.W. 1964. The rivers of the Namib and their discharge into the Atlantic. Part 1: Kuiseb and Swakop. Scientific Papers of the Namib Desert Research Station, 22
  » More info & related results
1964 Journal Article36 kb pdf
Preview
Loutit, R. 1991. Western flowing ephemeral rivers and their importance to wetlands in Namibia. Madoqua, 17(2): 135-140
  » More info & related results
1991 Journal Article589 kb pdf
Preview
Krapf, C. 2003. Ephemeral river systems at the Skeleton Coast, NW-Namibia. Sedimentological and geomorphological studies on the braided river dominated Koigab Fan, the Cenozoic succession in the Uniabmond area and comparative studies on fluvio-aeolian interaction between ephemeral rivers and the Skeleton Coast Erg
  » More info & related results
2003DRFN DLIBBook, Book Section, Booklet17.62 mb pdf
Preview
Seely, M.K., Buskirk, W.H.m Hamilton, W.J.III. and Dixon, J.E.W. 1981. Lower Kuiseb River perennial vegetation survey. Journal of the South West Africa Scientific Society, 35: 57-86
  » More info & related results
1981DRFN DLIBJournal Article3.24 mb pdf
Preview
van Zinderen Bakker, E.M. 1981. A late and post glacial pollen record from the Namib desert. Institute for Environmental Sciences. University of the OFS, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  » More info & related results
1981DRFN DLIBReport1.24 mb pdf
Preview
Stewart Scott Inc. 1993. Walvis Bay water supply desalination of seawater: Alternative desalination processes, Volume 2: Detailed Economic Comparisons, July 1993
  » More info & related results
1993DRFN DLIBBook, Book Section, Booklet20.83 mb pdf
Preview
du Pisani, E. 1981. 'n Topnaar-gemeenskap in die Kuiseb-vallei: sosiale komposisie en alledaagse lewe. Khoisis, 2: 19-32
  » More info & related results
1981DRFN DLIBJournal Article8.8 mb pdf
Preview
Krug, J. 2004. Site-species matching and planting technique for arid-zone forestry in Namibia. PhD thesis, Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Göttingen
  » More info & related results
2004DRFN DLIBThesis263 kb pdf
Preview
Water Resources Management Plan for the Kuiseb Basin - Narrative Reports. Volume 2. Kuiseb Basin Water Resources Management Project, Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2008DRFN DLIBReport40.01 mb pdf
Preview

» Links to useful free software for working with shapefiles, kml and kmz files, pdf files and more.