A Developing Computer Model of the Auob River Ecosystem, Kalahari Gemsbok National Park

  • A. M. Starfield
  • S. M. Shapiro
  • P. R. Furniss
  • M. Sears
  • P. F. Retief
  • P. T. van der Walt
  • M. G. L. Mills
Conference paper
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 42)

Abstract

The Auob River is one of two major rivers traversing the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park (Figure 1). The river is a relict of wetter epochs and flows approximately once every ten years. The Auob is in a region of low rainfall (200 mm) which is variable in amount and spatial distribution. The rain which does fall consequently has a dominating influence on the flora and fauna of the ecosystem.

Keywords

Biomass Clay Migration Clarification 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Starfield
  • S. M. Shapiro
  • P. R. Furniss
  • M. Sears
  • P. F. Retief
  • P. T. van der Walt
  • M. G. L. Mills

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