More information:

Trigg, S. 2000. Fire monitoring and management in Namibia. IFFN No. 22 - April 2000, 49-53


Description:

Fire monitoring and management in Namibia.

Summary / Notes:

Namibia lies in the west of Southern Africa, bordering Botswana and South Africa to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and covers an area of approximately 824,000 km2. A gradient in average annual rainfall, from more than 750 mm in the extreme northeast to less than 100 mm in the west largely explains a predominance of woodland and savanna vegetation in the eastern and central regions and a transition to deserts in the west. rnLarge areas burn each year with a distribution relating to the rainfall gradient (and hence fuel loading) so that fires are most widespread and frequent in the north, and especially in the northeast. There is a perception that excessive, indiscriminate burning is having highly negative effects on some ecosystems, whilst in other areas, fire frequencies are more in equilibrium with requirements for long-term stability of existing vegetation communities (Goldammer 1999). The Namibia Forestry Strategic Plan consequently recognises the need for different regions in Namibia to be able to adopt different fire management policies as necessary. Also see: http://www.fire.uni-freiburg.de/iffn/country/na/na_3.htm.

Year: 2000

Type: Report

Download: Fire_Monitoring_and_Management_in_Namibia_April_2000.pdf (290 kb)

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
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2015. Monthly Burned Area Report, November 2015
  » More info & related results
2015Ministry of Environment and TourismReport1.85 mb pdf
Preview
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2014. Monthly Burned Area Report, September 2014
  » More info & related results
2014Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport1.66 mb pdf
Preview
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2014. Monthly Burned Area Report, October 2014
  » More info & related results
2014Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport1.84 mb pdf
Preview
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2015. Monthly Burned Area Report, July 2015
  » More info & related results
2015Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport1.28 mb pdf
Preview
Bucini, G. and Hanan, N.P. 2007. A continental-scale analysis of tree cover in African savannas. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 16(5): 93-605
  » More info & related results
2007 Journal Article
Leprieur, C., Kerr, Y.H., Mastorchio, S. and Meunier, J.C. 2000. Monitoring vegetation cover across semi-arid regions: Comparison of remote observations from various scales. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 21(2): 281-300
  » More info & related results
2000DRFN DLIBJournal Article
Burke, A. 2002. Fire Impacts on the Vegetation in the Kavango Region for Environmental Profile of the Kavango Regio Project
  » More info & related results
2002 Report177 kb pdf
Preview
Versfeld, W.v.R. 1985. Verdbrand as 'n hulpmiddel in die beheer van bosindringing. Agricola, 2: 22-24
  » More info & related results
1985Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryJournal Article546 kb pdf
Preview
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2013. Monthly Burned Area Report, November 2013
  » More info & related results
2013Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport1.49 mb pdf
Preview
Potgieter, A.L.F. and Gertenbach, W. 1990. Die rol van vuur by die beheer van bosindringing met spesiale verywysing na die nasionale Krugerwildtuin. Agricola, 8: 27-30
  » More info & related results
1990Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryJournal Article691 kb pdf
Preview
Heinl, M. 2001. Fire and its effects on vegetation in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. MSc-Thesis
  » More info & related results
2001 Thesis4.06 mb pdf
Preview
Joubert, D.F., Smit, G.N. and Hoffman, M.T. 2012. The role of fire in preventing transitions from a grass dominated state to a bush thickened state in arid savannas. Journal of Arid Environments, 87(2012): 1–7
  » More info & related results
2012 Journal Article
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2014. Monthly Burned Area Report, July 2014
  » More info & related results
2014Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport1.47 mb pdf
Preview
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2014. Monthly Burned Area Report, August 2014
  » More info & related results
2014Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport1.52 mb pdf
Preview
Russell-Smith, J., Monagle, C., Jacobsohn, M., Beatty, R.L., Bilbao, B., Millán, A., Vessuri, H. and Sánchez-Rose, I. 2013. Can savanna burning projects deliver measurable greenhouse emissions reductions and sustainable livelihood opportunities in fire-prone settings?. Climatic Change
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article357 kb pdf
Preview
Tjilumbu, L. and Zimmermann, I. 2009. The influence of patch burning in the Thornbush savanna. 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
  » More info & related results
2009 Presentation6.34 mb pdf
Preview
Humphrey, G.J. 2016. The role of humans in the complex fire, climate and vegetation regimes of North-East Namibia. Annual Research Report, 2015. Submitted to Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET), 13th January 2016
  » More info & related results
2016 Report2.81 mb pdf
Preview
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2016. Monthly Burned Area Report, July 2016
  » More info & related results
2016 Report1.45 mb pdf
Preview
Röder, A., Schneibel, A., Stellmes, M. and Frantz, D. 2013. Mashare - Earth Observation. In: Oldeland, J., Erb, C., Finckh, M. and Jürgens, N. (eds). Environmental Assessments in the Okavango Region. Biodiversity and Ecology, 5: 113-115
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article2.39 mb pdf
Preview
De Cauwer, V. 2013. Mashare - Woody Vegetation. In: Oldeland, J., Erb, C., Finckh, M. and Jürgens, N. (eds). Environmental Assessments in the Okavango Region. Biodiversity and Ecology, 5: 117-119
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article2.42 mb pdf
Preview
Schneibel, A., Stellmes, M., Frantz, D., Finckh, M. and Revermann, R. 2013. Cusseque - Earth Observation. In: Oldeland, J., Erb, C., Finckh, M. and Jürgens, N. (eds). Environmental Assessments in the Okavango Region. Biodiversity and Ecology, 5: 55-57
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article2.34 mb pdf
Preview
Frantz, D., Schneibel, A., Stellmes, M., Revermann, R. and Finckh, M. 2013. Caiundo - Earth Observation. In: Oldeland, J., Erb, C., Finckh, M. and Jürgens, N. (eds). Environmental Assessments in the Okavango Region. Biodiversity and Ecology, 5: 87-89
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article2.35 mb pdf
Preview
Revermann, R. and Finckh, M. 2013. Caiundo - Vegetation. In: Oldeland, J., Erb, C., Finckh, M. and Jürgens, N. (eds). Environmental Assessments in the Okavango Region. Biodiversity and Ecology, 5: 91-96
  » More info & related results
2013 Journal Article3.4 mb pdf
Preview
Espach, C., Lubbe, L.G. and Ganzin, N. 2009. Determining grazing capacity in Namibia with the aid of remote sensing. African Journal of Range and Forage Science, Volume 26(3): 133-138
  » More info & related results
2009 Journal Article
Azzali, S. and Menenti, M. 2000. Mapping vegetation-soil-climate complexes in southern Africa using temporal Fourier analysis of NOAA-AVHRR NDVI data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 21(5): 973-996
  » More info & related results
2000 Journal Article
Zimmermann, I. and Mwazi, F.N. 2002. The effect of a prescribed burn, followed up with browsing pressure, on rangeland condition in the Mountain savanna and Karstveld of Namibia. Dinteria, 27: 49-57
  » More info & related results
2002Namibia Scientific SocietyJournal Article183 kb pdf
Preview
de Klerk, N.J. 2004. Bush encroachment in Namibia. Report on Phase 1 of the Bush Encroachment Research, Monitoring and Management Project
  » More info & related results
2004 Book, Book Section, Booklet3.16 mb pdf
Preview
Bester, F.V., van Eck, J.A.J., Kölling, H., van Rooyen, B. and Prinsloo, R. Bush encroachment: with reference to the occurence, die-back and Regeneration of Acacia mellifera subspecies detinense in Namibia. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, Sub-Division Pasture Research, Windhoek. National Research Reporting, pg 127-152
  » More info & related results
 Report2.12 mb pdf
Preview
Scholes, R.J., Ward, D.E. and Justice, C.O. 1996. Emissions of trace gases and aerosol particles due to vegetation burning in southern hemisphere Africa. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012), 101(D19): 23677–23682
  » More info & related results
1996 Journal Article
Hamandawana, H. 2008. Monitoring transitions in vegetation cover to detect long-term trends in ground water resources. 2008 UNESCO UCI Groundwater Conference Proceedings
  » More info & related results
2008 Report927 kb pdf
Preview
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2014. Monthly Burned Area Report, June 2014
  » More info & related results
2014Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport1.43 mb pdf
Preview
Heinl, M., Frost, P., Vanderpost, C. and Sliva, J. 2007. Fire activity on drylands and floodplains in the southern Okavango Delta, Botswana. Journal of Arid Environments, 68(1): 77–87
  » More info & related results
2007 Journal Article
Barnes, M.E. 2001. Effects of large herbivores and fire on the regeneration of Acacia erioloba woodlands in Chobe National Park, Botswana. African Journal of Ecology, 39(4): 340–350
  » More info & related results
2001 Journal Article
von Breitenbach, F. 1968. Long-term plan of forestry development in the Eastern Caprivi Zipfel. Department of Forestry, Indigenous Forest Office, Saasveld, George, Cape Province
  » More info & related results
1968 Report58.7 mb pdf
Preview
Joubert, D.F. 2014. The Dynamics of Bush Thickening by Acacia Mellifera in the Highland Savanna of Namibia. PhD, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal, Wildlife and Grassland Sciences (Grassland Science), University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  » More info & related results
2014 Thesis3.28 mb pdf
Preview
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2014. Monthly Burned Area Report, November 2014
  » More info & related results
2014Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport1.88 mb pdf
Preview
Siegfried, W.R. 1981. The incidence of veld-fire in the Etosha National Park, 1970-1979. Madoqua, 12(4): 225-230
  » More info & related results
1981 Journal Article350 kb pdf
Preview
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2015. Monthly Burned Area Report, June 2015
  » More info & related results
2015Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport1.47 mb pdf
Preview
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2015. Monthly Burned Area Report, August 2015
  » More info & related results
2015Ministry of Agriculture, Water and ForestryReport1.61 mb pdf
Preview
Trollope, W.S.W. 1982. Ecological Effects of Fire in South African Savannas. Ecology of Tropical Savannas, 42: 292-306
  » More info & related results
1982 Journal Article
13th Namibian rangeland forum - The role of biodiversity in rangeland management and policy. Neudamm Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Windhoek, 27-29 October 2009. Proceedings(Programme and Abstracts)
  » More info & related results
2009 Report8.42 mb pdf
Preview
Kiekebusch, E. 2009. A Review of land degradation assessment and monitoring methods. 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
  » More info & related results
2009 Presentation548 kb pdf
Preview
Ludwig, A., Meyer, H. and Nauss, T. 2016. Automatic classification of Google Earth images for a larger scale monitoring of bush encroachment in South Africa. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 50: 89–94
  » More info & related results
2016 Journal Article
Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry. 2016. Monthly Burned Area Report, August 2016
  » More info & related results
2016 Report1.47 mb pdf
Preview
Van Wilgen, B.W., Andreae, M.O., Goldammer, J.G. and Lindesay, J.A. 1997. Fire in southern African savannas: ecological and atmospheric perspectives. Johannesburg, South Africa: Witwatersrand University Press
  » More info & related results
1997 Book, Book Section, Booklet
Mayra, M.J., Vanselow, K.A. and Samimi, C. 2018. Fire regimes at the arid fringe: A 16-year remote sensing perspective (2000–2016) on the controls of fire activity in Namibia from spatial predictive models. Ecological Indicators, 91: 324-337
  » More info & related results
2018 Journal Article
De Cauwer, V. and Mertens, J. 2018. Impact of fire on the Baikiaea woodlands. 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: 334-335. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2018 Book, Book Section, Booklet967 kb pdf
Preview
Joubert, D.F., Stolter, C., Krewenka, K.M., Uunona, N., et al. 2018. Impacts of fire history in a semi-arid woodland savanna. 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: 207-218. Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek
  » More info & related results
2018 Book, Book Section, Booklet4.05 mb pdf
Preview
Humphrey, G. 2018. The role of humans, climate and vegetation in the complex fire regimes of north-east Namibia. PhD Thesis, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town, July 2018
  » More info & related results
2018 Thesis12.59 mb pdf
Preview
Humphrey, G. 2018. The role of humans, climate and vegetation in the complex fire regimes of north-east Namibia - Executive Summary. PhD Thesis, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town, July 2018
  » More info & related results
2018 Thesis4.49 mb pdf
Preview

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