More information:

Robertson, A., Jarvis, A., Mendelsohn, J. and Swart, R. 2012. Chapter 3: Foundations and Landscapes in: Namibia's Coast: Ocean Riches and Desert Treasures. Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia, pp. 46-65


Description:

Namibia's Coast: Ocean Riches and Desert Treasures - Foundations and Landscapes.

Summary / Notes:

Coastlines are amongst the most dynamic landforms on earth. Located at the interface between the ocean and the land, the coast is constantly buffeted by wind, tides and waves, all of which have major influences on the coastline itself as well as the immediate hinterland. Attacked relentlessly by the swells rolling in from the South Atlantic, the Namibian coastline is one of the most energetic in the world. Sediment on the coast is moved on a daily basis, while sea levels are constantly changing over longer and shorter terms as a result of several factors. These include changes in atmospheric pressure, changes in the volume of the oceans, warming and expansion of the sea, and the physical uplift or subsidence of the continent.

Year: 2012

Type: Book, Book Section, Booklet

Origin: Data compiled for: Namibia's Coast ocean riches and desert treasures

Download: Namibias_coast_3.pdf (4.06 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
Viljoen, P.J. 1989. Habitat selection and preferred food plants of a desert-dwelling elephant population in the northern Namib Desert, South West Africa/Namibia. African Journal of Ecology, 27(3): 227–240
  » More info & related results
1989 Journal Article
Burke, A. 2003. The role of Namibian inselbergs in contributing to local and regional plant species richness. Biodiversity and Conservation, 12(3): 469-486
  » More info & related results
2003 Journal Article
Hughes, P., Brundrit, G.B. and Searson, S. 1992. The vulnerability of Walvis Bay to rising sea levels. Journal of coastal research, 8(4): 868-881
  » More info & related results
1992 Journal Article
Spriggs, A. 2001. Kaokoveld desert (AT1310)
  » More info & related results
2001 Report
Kok, O.B. and Nel, J.A.J. 1996. The Kuiseb river as a linear oasis in the Namib desert. African Journal of Ecology, 34(1): 39–47
  » More info & related results
1996 Journal Article
Important bird areas of Namibia - N012 Mile 4 Saltworks
  » More info & related results
 Report
TURGIS Consulting. 2008. Report of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Trekkopje Desalination Project, Erongo Region, Namibia
  » More info & related results
2008 Report37.75 mb pdf
Preview
Metago Environmental Engineers. 2009. Environmental Impact Assessment report for the proposed expansion project at Langer Heinrich Mine. Prepared for: Langer Heinrich Uranium (Pty) Limited. Metago Project Number: L016-01, Report No. 2, August 2009 - Appendix I: Biodiversity studies - Phase II Invertebrate Study of Langer Heinrich Uranium Mining Licence Area (ML 140)
  » More info & related results
2009 Report2.25 mb pdf
Preview
Ekotrust. 2010. Vegetation of the Inca, Tubas and Shiyela sites of Reptile Uranium Namibia (RUN). pp. 100
  » More info & related results
2010 Report9.87 mb pdf
Preview
Metago Environmental Engineers. 2009. Environmental Scoping Report for the proposed Rossing South Uranium Mine. pp. 64
  » More info & related results
2009 Report
Metago Environmental Engineers. 2011. Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the Husab Mine Linear Infrastructure. pp. 224
  » More info & related results
2011 Report
Robertson, A., Jarvis, A., Mendelsohn, J. and Swart, R. 2012. Namibia's Coast: Figure 25 Sea floor profiles in: Namibia's Coast: Ocean Riches and Desert Treasures. Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia
  » More info & related results
2012Data compiled for: Namibia's Coast ocean riches and desert treasuresShapefile138 kb zip
Robertson, A., Jarvis, A., Mendelsohn, J. and Swart, R. 2012. Namibia's Coast: Figure 46 Fishing in: Namibia's Coast: Ocean Riches and Desert Treasures. Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia
  » More info & related results
2012Data compiled for: Namibia's Coast ocean riches and desert treasuresShapefile664 kb zip
Naidu, S.G. 2001. Osmoregulation in Onymacris rugatipennis, a free-ranging tenebrionid beetle from the Namib Desert. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 129(4): 873-885
  » More info & related results
2001DRFN DLIBJournal Article
Jacobson, K.M. and Jacobson, P.J. 1998. Rainfall regulates decomposition of buried cellulose in the Namib Desert. Journal of Arid Environments, 38(4): 571–583
  » More info & related results
1998DRFN DLIBJournal Article
Berger, J. and Cunningham, C. 1996. Is rhino dehorning scientifically prudent? Pachyderm, 21: 60-68
  » More info & related results
1996 Journal Article55 kb pdf
Preview
Henschel, J.R. and Seely, M.K. 1976. First approximation of the ecophysiology of fog and dew - A tribute to Gideon Louw
  » More info & related results
1976DRFN DLIBReport215 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
Henschel, J.R. and Lancaster, N. 2013. Gobabeb – 50 years of Namib Desert Research. Journal of Arid Environments, 93: 116–125
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article
Boyer, D.C. 1989. Some characteristics of the plant communities of three dunes situated across a climatic gradient in the Namib Desert. Madoqua, 16(2): 141-148
  » More info & related results
1989DRFN DLIBJournal Article404 kb pdf
Preview
Ward, J.D. 1987. The Cenozoic succession in the Kuiseb Valley, central Namib Desert, pp 124. Geological Survey of South West Africa, Namibia
  » More info & related results
1987DRFN DLIBBook, Book Section, Booklet
Hamilton, W.J., Buskirk, R. and Buskirk, W.H. 1977. Intersexual dominance and differential mortality of gemsbok Oryx gazella at Namib Desert waterholes. Madoqua, 10(1): 5-20
  » More info & related results
1977 Journal Article16.26 mb pdf
Preview
Buffenstein, R. 1985. The effect of a high fibre diet on energy and water balance in two Namib desert rodents. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 155(2): 211-218
  » More info & related results
1985 Journal Article
Rotmann, K.W.G. 1987. The collection, utilization and potential farming of red seaweeds in Namibia. Twelfth International Seaweed Symposium - Developments in Hydrobiology, 41: 301-305
  » More info & related results
1987 Book, Book Section, Booklet
White, K., Walden, J., Drake, N., Eckardt, F. and Settlell, J. 1997. Mapping the iron oxide content of dune sands, Namib Sand Sea, Namibia, using landsat thematic mapper data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 62(1): 30–39
  » More info & related results
1997 Journal Article
Bourke, M.C. and Goudie, A.S. 2009. Varieties of barchan form in the Namib Desert and on Mars. Aeolian Research, 1(1–2): 45–54
  » More info & related results
2009 Journal Article
Owen, J.J. 2013. 7.34 - Hillslope Processes in Arid Environments. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences Treatise on Geomorphology: Volume 7: Mountain and Hillslope Geomorphology, 363-374
  » More info & related results
2013 Book, Book Section, Booklet
Hesp, P.A. and Hastings, K. 1998. Width, height and slope relationships and aerodynamic maintenance of barchans. Geomorphology, 22(2): 193–204
  » More info & related results
1998 Journal Article
Henschel, J.R. 1994. Diet and foraging behaviour of huntsman spiders in the Namib dunes (Araneae: Heteropodidae). Journal of Zoology, 234(2): 239–251
  » More info & related results
1994 Journal Article
Joubert, J.J., Steyn, P.L., Britz, T.J. and Wessels, C.J. 1982. Chemical composition of some lichen species occurring in the Namib Desert, South West Africa. Dinteria, 16: 33-43
  » More info & related results
1982Namibia Scientific SocietyJournal Article1.42 mb pdf
Preview
Ciccarone, C. and Rambelli, A. 1998. A study on micro-fungi in arid areas. Notes on stress-tolerant fungi. Plant Biosystems - An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology: Official Journal of the Societa Botanica Italiana, 132(1): 17-20
  » More info & related results
1998 Journal Article
Tilson, R., von Blottnitz, F. and Henschel, J. 1980. Prey selection by spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta) in the Namib Desert. Madoqua, 12(1): 41-49
  » More info & related results
1980 Journal Article617 kb pdf
Preview
Burke, A. 2014. A little goes a long way - the unique southern Namib flora. Roan News, October 2014: 12-14
  » More info & related results
2014 Report2.41 mb pdf
Preview
Scholz, H. 1972. The soils of the central Namib desert with special consideration of the soils in the vicinity of Gobabeb. Madoqua, 2(1): 33-51
  » More info & related results
1972 Journal Article4.36 mb pdf
Preview
Schulze, L. 1962. The Tenebrionidae of southern Africa XXXIII: Description of the larvae of Gonopus tibialis Fabricius and Gonopus agrestis Fahraeus (Gonopina, sensu Koch 1956). Cimbebasia, 5: 1-12
  » More info & related results
1962 Journal Article1.57 mb pdf
Preview
Marlin, D., Nicolson, S.W., Sampson, J.D.S. and Krüger, K. 2016. Insights into the pollination requirements of the only African wild tobacco, Nicotiana africana (Solanaceae) from the Namib Desert. Journal of Arid Environments, 125: 64–67
  » More info & related results
2016 Journal Article
Mamili, P. 2005. Plant moisture stress and the water content of tree leaves at different times during the day in the Kuiseb River flood plain. Diploma. Polytechnic of Namibia, Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2005DRFN DLIBReport7.15 mb pdf
Preview
Floodwater recharge of alluvial aquifers in dryland environments, Specific targeted research or innovation project, Annex 1 - "description of work"
  » More info & related results
2004DRFN DLIBReport44.43 mb pdf
Preview
Hüser, K. 1976. Kalkkrusten im Namib-Randbereich des mittleren Südwestafrika. Methodische Probleme ihrer Geländeanalyse und ihr morphologischer Aussagewert. Geomethodica, 15: 51-81
  » More info & related results
1976DRFN DLIBJournal Article16.28 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
Rust, U. 1980. Models in geomorphology - Quaternary evolution of the actual relief pattern of coastal central and northern Namib Desert. Palaeontologia Africana, 23: 173-184
  » More info & related results
1980 Journal Article22.3 mb pdf
Preview
Stapff, F. M. 1887. Das untere Khuisebthal und sein Strandgebiet. Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin, 45-66
  » More info & related results
1887DRFN DLIBJournal Article14.11 mb pdf
Preview
von Maltzahn, H. 1970. Begegnung in der Namib oder: "wenn man den richtigen Instinkt hat". Mitteilung Ornithologische Arbeitsgruppe SWA Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, 6(8): 1-2
  » More info & related results
1970 Journal Article209 kb pdf
Preview
Walvis Bay Biodiversity Report 2008
  » More info & related results
2008 Report3.53 mb pdf
Preview
Merxmüller, H. 1964. Die Stammsukkulenten Pelargonien des Lüderitz-Distriktes (Südwestafrika). Mitteilungen der Botanischen Staatssammlung München, 5: 229-245
  » More info & related results
1964 Journal Article4.65 mb pdf
Preview
Crawford, C.S. and McClain, E.L. 1983. Habitat use during winter relative to water balance in a harpagophorid millipede from the Namib Desert. Madoqua, 13(3): 243-250
  » More info & related results
1983 Journal Article1.94 mb pdf
Preview
Amputu, V., Ekandjo, B.N., Iilende, E., Jackson, K., Kapiye, L., Kariseb, K.J.D., Lukubwe, S.M., Nyatoro, T.D., Shidolo, E., Ulbrich, R. and Uugwanga, M.N. 2014. Water sources, Wastewater and Solid Waste Management in the Greater Sossusvlei Namib Landscape, Namibia. Summer Desertification Program 17, November 2013 - February 2014
  » More info & related results
2014 Report7.61 mb pdf
Preview
Brain, C.K. 1990. Twenty-five Years of Namib Research: A Personal Perspective. In Seely, M.K. (ed). Namib ecology: 25 years of Namib research, pp. 5-12. Transvaal Museum Monograph No.7, Transvaal Museum, Pretoria
  » More info & related results
1990 Book, Book Section, Booklet2.61 mb pdf
Preview
Feder, A., Zimmermann, R., Stollhofen, H., Caracciolo, L., Garzanti, E. and Andreani, L. 2018. Fluvial-aeolian sedimentary facies, Sossusvlei, Namib Desert. Journal of Maps, 14(2): 630-643
  » More info & related results
2018 Journal Article
UNESCO. World Heritage Sites in Namibia - Namib Sand Sea and Twyfelfontein
  » More info & related results
 Shapefile14 kb zip

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