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Biggs, R.C. 1976. The effects of seasonal flood regime on the ecology of Chief's Island and the adjacent floodplain system. Okavango Delta Symposium, Proceedings of the Symposium on the Okavango Delta and its future utilization, National Museum, Gaborone


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The effects of seasonal flood regime on the ecology of Chief's Island and the adjacent floodplain system.

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Chief's Island is the largest island in the Okavango Delta.The flooding patterns of the Delta arise from the two sources: the major source is a late autumn to early winter flood arising from rainfall in the catchment areas of the Quito and Cubango River systems of south-eastern Angola. A possible late summer flood may occur when local rainfall over the Delta is high. Vegetation types are distributed in a mosaic as a function of water availability, water table level, soil type and frequency and duration of flooding.

Year: 1976

Type: Report

Origin: Bibliography compiled for Okavango River: The flow of a lifeline.

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