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Livingstone, I. 1990. Desert sand dune dynamics: review and prospect. Transvaal Museum Monographs, 7(1): 47-53


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Desert sand dune dynamics: review and prospect.

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The Namib Desert, lying on the southwestern coast of Africa, is recognised for its diverse and unusual fauna and flora. The monograph contains 23 papers dealing with the ecology of the Namib biota and its desert setting. The papers illustrate the wide variety of research conducted in the Namib or with Namib organisms and the topics range from geomorphology, ecology, climatology to biogeography and the behaviour and physiology of Namib organisms. Climate and near-surface airflow, regionall aeolian dynamics in the Namib, and desert sand dune dynamics. Keywords: Airflow, Climatology, Desert sand dune dynamics, Ecological research, Namib desert, Namib desert climate, Sand seas., Sand transport, Wind systems.

Year: 1990

Type: Journal Article

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Watson, R.T., Anelich, R. and Schutte, A.L. 1990. Fungi in the gut contents of Namib Desert dune Lepismatidae (Thysanura: Insecta). Madoqua, 17(1): 53-54
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Besler, H. and Marker, M.E. 1979. Namib sandstone: a distinct lithological unit. South African Journal of Geology, 82(1): 155-160
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Seely, M.K., Mitchell, D., Roberts, C.S. and McClain, E. 1988. Microclimate and activity of the lizard Angolosaurus skoogi on a dune slipface. African Zoology, 23(2): 92-102
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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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Seely, M.K. and Mitchell, D. 1987. Is the subsurface environment of the Namib Desert dunes a thermal haven for chthonic beetles? African Zoology, 22(1): 57-61
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Costa, G., Leonardi, M-E. and Petralia, A. 1987. Day-time spatial orientation of Pachyphaleria capensis (Laporte), an endemic tenebrionid beetle of the South West African coast. Madoqua, 15(2): 169-174
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Costa, G., Leonardi, M-E. and Petralia, A. 1987. Reproductive behaviour of the Giant Cricket Brachytrupes membranaceus (Drury) in the Namib. Madoqua, 15(3): 217-228
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Marsh, B.A. 1987. Micro-arthropods associated with Welwitschia mirabilis in the Namib Desert. African Zoology, 22(2): 89-96
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Hamilton, W.J. 1986. Namib Desert Chacma Baboon (Papio Ursinus) use of food and water resources during a food shortage. Madoqua, 14(4): 397-407
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Barnard, P. 2002. Fitful evolution of the Sperrgebiet National Park, a Namibian wilderness in a biodiversity hotspot. Society for Conservation Biology Newsletter, 9(3): 5-7
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