Documents

The SANBI document library contains documents located in four places:

  • Documents to download from this website. These are mostly pdfs.
  • Documents to be found on other websites which relate to biodiversity. SANBI cannot guarantee the continued availability of these documents.
  • Publications by SANBI staff which we may not display on our website for copyright reasons, but which may be obtained by emailing the staff member concerned.
  • Documents which are not accessible online but we will provide some advice on how to access

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    Early post-fire plant succession in Peninsula Sandstone Fynbos: The first three years after disturbance
    Report on a study of the early post-fire plant succession in fynbos vegetation in the Mediterranean-type climate area of South Africa.
    (Source: South African Journal of Botany 77 (2011) 665–674)
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    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911000081
    Journal articles
    Rutherford Michael C., Powrie Leslie W., Turner Ross C., Husted Lara B.
    Published 2011 by South African Journal of Botany
    © SAJB
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 1.3 MB
  • Policy D5: Incorporating new accessions into herbarium collections
    Policy on incorporating new accessions into herbarium collections.
    Policy documents
    Singh Y
    Singh Y
    Published 2014 by SANBI
    © SANBI
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 96.83 KB
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    Invasive alien species and global change: a South African perspective.
    A description of possible affects of global change on invasive alien species in a South African perspective.
    (Source: Mooney, H.A. & Hobbs, R.J. (eds), Invasive species in a changing world, pp. 303–349. Island Press, Washington DC.)
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    Chapter in the book Mooney, H.A. & Hobbs, R.J. (eds), Invasive species in a changing world, pp. 303–349. Island Press, Washington DC. Regret not available on line on this site.
    Journal articles
    General
    Samways M.J., Schulze R.E., Rutherford Michael C., Powrie Leslie W., Midgley G.F., Bond W.J., Richardson D.M., Dean W.R.J., Higgens S.I., Milton S.J.
    Published 2000 by Island Press, Washington DC.
    © Island Press, Washington DC.
  • UMgungundlovu Municipality Ecological Infrastructure Project
    A brief summary of the uMgungundlovu Municipality Ecological Infrastructure Project.
    General
    UMgungundlovu Municipality
    Published 2013 by UMgungundlovu Municipality
    © UMgungundlovu Municipality
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 601.72 KB
  • UMsunduzi Municipality Ecological Infrastructure Project
    PDF document of brief summary of uMsunduzi Municipality Ecological Infrastructure Project.
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    UMsunduzi Municipality
    Published 2013 by UMsunduzi Municipality
    © UMsunduzi Municipality
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 701.32 KB
  • EThekwini Ecological Infrastructure Project
    PDF document of a summary of the eThekwini Municipality Ecological Infrastructure Project.
    General
    EThekwini Municipality
    Published 2013 by SANBI
    © EThekwini Municipality
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 595.64 KB
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    A list of South African botanical names for spell checking
    This list forms part of the set of botanical, zoological or physical feature name files (SANBISpellBot.dic, SANBISpellZooOther.dic, SANBISpellPhys.dic, SANBISpellBiodiv.dic). They contain unique names of plant & animal species, subspecies, varieties, genera, families and other ranks currently in PRECIS and various other sources as at the date of each file. It also includes the names of vegetation types from The Vegetation of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland (Mucina & Rutherford 2006) and many place names. Sources are listed at the end of the document. Download HOW TO INSTALL A spell checker of South African botanical, mycological, zoological, biodiversity and physical feature names for spell checking.pdf for the instructions of how to install the lists.
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    Right-click on the link, select Save link as... to download SANBI_Spell_Bot.dic, then place it in the Proof folder, e.g. C:\Users\powriel\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Uproof (MSOffice 2010 and Windows 7).
    Resources
    Powrie Leslie W.
    Published 2012 by SANBI
    © SANBI
    application/octet-stream icon application/octet-stream 717.14 KB
  • The Buzz for Food - Educators' Activities
    Contains activities for Educators using 'The Buzz for Food' film as a medium for education about pollination and honeybees. The film was produced as part of SANBI's projects on pollination and honeybees, and is useful in classroom/lecture situations at various education levels. This document is in MS Word format so Educators can edit as needed.
    Resources
    Mswazi M,Poole, C
    Published 2013 by SANBI
    © SANBI
    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document icon application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document 1.16 MB
  • Results Framework and Baseline Guidance final compressed
    A manual on how project baselines and project results frameworks may be prepared for submission to the Adaptation Fund.
    Resources
    Adaptation Fund
    Published 2014 by Adaptation Fund
    © Mandy Barnett
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 748.31 KB
  • Adaptation Fund Handbook
    A handbook that integrates the first set of revisions to the Operational Policies and Guidelines and associated templates to clarify certain key areas and incorporate crucial elements such as gender considerations and knowledge management.
    Resources
    Adaptation Fund
    Published 2013 by Adaptation Fund
    © Mandy Barnett
    application/pdf icon application/pdf 1.12 MB
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