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Adapting to survive – Water management and aquatic science in the Kruger National Park

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Title Adapting to survive – Water management and aquatic science in the Kruger National Park
 
Creator van Vuuren, Lani
 
Subject — Kruger National Park; Aquatic Science; Ecological Reserve National Water Act Integrated Water Resource Management Science-Policy Interface Strategic Adaptive Management
Description The availability of water has been a prime consideration for the management of the Kruger National Park (KNP) since its establishment in 1926. While the park is fed by five, historically perennial, river systems, its location at the downstream end of these systems has left the park vulnerable to external influences, which have compromised the integrity of its water resources. This article is based on a Masters of Arts study completed at North-West University in 2017, and provides a historical overview of water management in the KNP and its role in the development of aquatic science in South Africa. A specific focus is placed on the KNP Rivers Research Programme, a collaborative, multidisciplinary aquatic research programme, which was conducted in three phases between 1988 and 1999. The article explores the influence of this programme on changes in water management in the KNP as well as its role in the development of aquatic science in South Africa.
 
Publisher AOSIS Publishing
 
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Date 2017-12-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion — —
Format application/pdf
Identifier 10.4102/nc.v79i0.89
 
Source New Contree; Vol 79 (2017); 20 2959-510X 0379-9867
 
Language eng
 
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Rights Copyright (c) 2023 Lani van Vuuren https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
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