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  1. Princess Vlei : what diatoms can tell us about spatial and temporal heterogeneity in an urban wetland
    Cowan, Oliver, 2017-08-08T06:49:03Z, University of Cape Town
    Globally, wetlands are being degraded and destroyed largely as a result of anthropogenic activity. Monitoring and assessment are required to maintain functional ecosystems and the valuable services they provide. Surface sediment cores were taken from 4 points around an urban wetland (Princess Vlei) ...
  2. Co-occurrence and phenological niche separation in rodent pollinated Proteaceae
    Cowan, Oliver, 2017-08-08T06:49:07Z, University of Cape Town
    Despite the numerous studies regarding rodent pollination in the Cape Floristic Region in the last few decades, little or no work has been done on patterns of co-occurrence and flowering phenology. The presence of three potentially rodent-pollinated Protea species at Fernkloof Nature Reserve, two of ...
  3. The burning questions about Hluhluwe : causes and consequences of a severe wildfire
    Browne, Catherine, 2017-08-08T06:49:08Z, University of Cape Town
    The biophysical drivers of fire; ignition, fire weather conditions, fuel biomass, and flammability, differ in varying ecosystems. The rates of occurrence of these factors influence fire regimes. This study investigated the causes and consequences of a severe wildfire that swept through the Hluhluwe ...
  4. A principled engagement?: non-collaboration and the Teachers" League of South Africa in the Western Cape, 1990-2003
    Hendricks, Paul Ross, 2010, University of Cape Town
    This thesis investigates the Teachers" League of South Africa"s (TLSA, League or Teachers" League) ideas and practice of non-collaboration. It seeks to ascertain whether these ideas and practices continued after the organisation merged with several public sector unions in the National Union of Publi ...
  5. Data acquisition system for pilot mill
    Molepo, Isaih Kgabe, 2017-08-08T05:58:25Z
    This dissertation describes the development, design, implementation and evaluation of a data acquisition system, with the main aim of using it for data collection on a laboratory pilot ball mill. An open-source prototype hardware platform was utilised in the implementation of the data acquisition ...
  6. The management and preservation of indigenous knowledge in Dlangubo village in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
    Zimu-Biyela, Acquinatta Nomusa, 2017-08-08T09:37:54Z
    The objectives of this study were to establish various practices of indigenous knowledge (IK) commonly used in the Dlangubo village, and methods and tools used in managing IK; to determine ownership protocols and what they know about the South African (SA) intellectual property (IP) laws; to expl ...
  7. Operational risk management in SME"s based in Kya Sands Industrial Area
    Allen, Benjamin Phillipus, 2017-08-08T11:51:50Z
    The purpose of this study is to investigate the role of Operational Risk Management (ORM) in the successes of Small Medium Enterprise (SME’s) and to establish whether ORM has a direct correlation to the survival rate of SME’s, which have been operational for a minimum period of five years. The ...
  8. A framework for small and medium tourism enterprises in Tshwane townships, South Africa
    Dhlomo, Phumelela Ezra, 2017-08-08T12:28:33Z
    Despite there being general agreement that SMEs are valuable in the global and South African economy to aid in creating jobs and in growing the economy, few benefits accrue to these enterprises as they endure a number of challenges which make them unsustainable. This research aimed to investig ...
  9. A model for the visual representation of the coherence of facts in a textual document set
    Engelbrecht, Louis, 2017-08-08T12:57:27Z
    A large amount of information is contained in textual records, which originate from a variety of sources such as handwritten records and digital media like audio and video files. The information contained in these records is unstructured and to visualise the content of the records is not a trivialta ...
  10. Job satisfaction and employee retention in the South African Police Service
    Mohajane, Mapome Joel, 2017-08-08T13:05:03Z
    Research that focuses on the relationship between job satisfaction and employee retention is of interest to researchers in different disciplines and the intensification of these interests has rendered the two concepts heterogeneous. Research of this nature is necessary in the discipline Public ...