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Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

IPHAKADE - Phase I

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2016

Teferle, F.N., Combrinck, W.L., Botha, RA First Evaluation of the new GNSS Station Installations at the Tide Gauges of Walvis Bay and Lüderitz in the Republic of Namibia. February 2016. Conference: IGS Workshop - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/295253937

 

GSSA : South African Journal of Geology 119(1):33-38

1st Special IPHAKADE Edition March 2016

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M.J. de Wit, P. Booth. Iphakade is Earth Stewardship Science. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.3-14, March 2016, doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.3. http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

B.B. Mabuza,C.W. van Huyssteen. Effect of synthetic amorphous and crystalline iron oxides on redox potential and exchangeable cations in wetland soils of Maputaland Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.15-24, March 2016, doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.15. http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

N. Mashele, R.M.B. Auerbach. Evaluating crop yields, crop quality and soil fertility from organic and conventional farming systems in South Africa’s southern Cape. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.25-32, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.25. http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

G. Mahed. Development of a conceptual geohydrological model for a fractured rock aquifer in the Karoo, near Sutherland, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.3-38, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.33. http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

D.M. van Tonder, C.J.S. Fourie, J.M. Maree. Development of a Solar Desalination Plant. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.39-46, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.39. http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

L.W. Beneke,C.J.S. Fourie, Z. Huan. Development and performance investigation of a novel solar chimney power generation system. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.47-62, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.47. http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

C. Mielke, T. Muedi,A. Papenfuss, N.K. Boesche, C. Rogass, C.D.K. Gauert, U. Altenberger, M.J. de Wit. Multi- and hyperspectral spaceborne remote sensing of the Aggeneys base metal sulphide mineral deposit sites in the Lower Orange River region, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.63-76, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.63. http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

S.C. Ndlovu, W.L. Combrinck, M. Akombelwa, N. Chetty. Variable link equation parameters and expected photon returns for the HartRAO Lunar Laser Ranger - Improving our understanding of the Earth-Moon system . South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.77-82, March 2016.  doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.77 http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

P.L. Tsela, W.L. Combrinck, R.C. Botha, B.L. Ngcobo. A proposed mathematical model of thermal variations on the HartRAO Lunar Laser Ranging telescope for enhanced test of Earth-Moon system dynamics. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.83-90, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.83. http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

C. Munghemezulu, W.L. Combrinck, J.O. Botai, R.C. Botha. Design of the timing system for the new Lunar Laser Ranger proposed for the Matjiesfontein Space Geodetic Observatory in the Great Karoo, South Africa: preliminary results. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.91-98. March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.91.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

N. Nkosi, W.L. Combrinck, M. Akombelwa. Optical configuration and optical tests of the HartRAO Lunar Laser Ranger.  South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.99-108, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.99.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

A. de Witt, W.L. Combrinck, D. Dale. A strategic independent VLBI network for Europe to accurately determine Earth Orientation Parameters needed for precision positioning and navigation on Earth and in space. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.109-116, Published on March 2016, First Published on June 16, 2016, doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.109.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

Z.O. Mashaba,W.L. Combrinck, J.O. Botai, C. Munghemezulu, R.C. Botha. Design of a web-based GNSS data management system at HartRAO: preliminary results. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.117-124. March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.117.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

M.C. Botai, W.L. Combrinck, J.O. Botai. Multifractal analysis of the earth oblateness and Length-Of-Day fluctuations. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.125-134,. March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.125.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

V.P. van de Heyde,C.P. Price, D.M. Moeketsi. Effects of mid-latitude geomagnetic storms on ionospheric Total Electron Content over South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.135-146, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.135.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

W. Miller,R. Armstrong, M.J. de Wit. Geology and U/PB geochronology of the Gamtoos Complex and lower Paleozoic Table Mountain Group, Cape Fold Belt, Eastern Cape, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.147-170, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.147.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

D.E. Black, P.W.K. Booth, M.J. de Wit. Petrographic, geochemical and petro-physical analysis of the Collingham Formation near Jansenville, Eastern Cape, South Africa – potential cap rocks to shale gas in the Karoo. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.171-186. March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.171.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

C. Samakinde, M. Opuwari, J.M. van Bever Donker. The effects of clay diagenesis on petrophysical properties of the lower Cretaceous sandstone reservoirs, Orange Basin, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.187-202. March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.187.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

O.L. Ayodele, J.M. van Bever Donker, M. Opuwari. Pore pressure prediction of some selected wells from the Southern Pletmos Basin, offshore South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.203-214. March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.203.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

P. Mthembi,D.L. Roberts, C. Harris. Chemical stratigraphy of lake deposits from the Kalkkop Impact Crater, South Africa, and its palaeoenvironmental significance. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.215-230, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.215.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

D. Mikeš. Empiric method to infer sea level curve in time domain from shoreline trajectory in space domain using cross-sections through a deltaic system . South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.231-234. March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.231.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

T. Dhansay, G. Brandl, M.J. de Wit. Fractal geometry of the fault network across the Soutpansberg Mountains, Limpopo, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.235-242, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.235.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

J.J. Beukes,C.D.K. Gauert, R.J. Giebel. Cryptic mineral variation and PGE distribution in the Merensky Reef and its discontinuous mela-gabbronoritic hanging wall (“Brown Sugar Norite” - BSN) at Two Rivers Platinum Mine, Eastern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.243-272, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.243.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

S. Kütter, U. Weckmann, M.J. de Wit. A deep electrical conductivity structure of the southern Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa, derived from magnetotelluric measurements. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.273-290, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.273.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

I. Saunders,A. Kijko, C.J.S. Fourie. Statistical evaluation of seismic event location accuracy by the South African National Seismograph Network over four decades. South African Journal of Geology, v. 119, i. 1, p.291-304, March 2016. doi:10.2113/gssajg.119.1.291.  http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/119/1/3

Phase III

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2015

Botha R.C., Strauss H.J., Bollig C., Koen W., Collet O., Kuleshov N.V., Esser M.J.D., Combrinck W.L., Von Bergmann H.M. - High average power Q-switched 1314 nm two-crystal Nd:YLF laser. Optics Letters 2015 Feb 15;40(4):495-7. doi: 10.1364/OL.40.000495. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Roelof_Botha  Inkaba No. 82

Coetzer, G.L., Botha, R.C., Combrinck, W.L., Fourie, C.J.S. - Conference Paper: A New Geodetic Research Data Management System at the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory. Conference: Library and Information Services in Astronomy (LISA) VII: Open Science at the Frontiers of Librarianship, At Naples, Italy, Volume: 492 - https://www.researchgate.net/publication/275338932. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/275338932

Dhansay, T., Serper, A., Linol, B. - Transdisciplinarity within South Africa’s global change research: How (well?) are we doing. South African Journal of Science 05/2015; 111(5):1. DOI:10.17159/sajs.2015/a0107

De Wit, M.J., Linol, B.  Precambrian basement of the Congo Basin and its Flanking Terrains. Geology and Resource Potential of the Congo Basin, Regional Geology Reviews, 19-  DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-29482-2_11,  © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Inkaba No. 107, AEON No. 134

Kounov, S. Niedermann,  M.J. de Wit, A.T. Codilean, G. Viola, M. Andreoli, M. Christl. 1 Cosmogenic 21E and 10BE reveal a more than 2 MA Alluvial Fan Flanking the Cape Mountains, South Africa  - South African Journal of Geology. 06/2015; 118(2):129-144. DOI: 10.2113/gssajg.118.2.129. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/276025653. Inkaba Publication No.118, AEON Publication No 137

Le Roux, S.G., Miller,J.A., Dunford, A., Clarke, C.E. - The dissolution kinetics of atacamite in the acid range and the stability of atacamite containing soils from Spektakel, South Africa.  Applied Geochemistry Journal 2015. Inkaba No. 83

Linol, B.,  de Wit, M.J.,  Barton, E., Guillocheau, F., de Wit, M.J.C, and Colin. J.-P. - Chapter 3:  Paleogeography and Tectono Stratigraphy of Carboniferous-Permian and Triassic ‘Karoo-Like’ Sequences of the Congo Basin.  M.J. de Wit et al. (eds.), Geology and Resource Potential of the Congo Basin, Regional Geology Reviews, 111-134.  DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-29482-2_11, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Inkaba No. 97; AEON No. 127

Linol, B., de Wit, M.J., Barton, E., Guillocheau, F., de Wit, M.J.C, and Colin. J.-P. - Chapter 4a: Facies Analyses, Chronostratigraphy and Paleo-Environmental Reconstructions of Jurassic to Cretaceous Sequences of the Congo Basin.  M.J. de Wit et al. (eds.), Geology and Resource Potential of the Congo Basin, Regional Geology Reviews, 135-162.  DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-29482-2_11, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Inkaba No. 98; AEON No. 128

Linol, B., de Wit, M.J., Guillocheau, F., de Wit, M.J.C, Anka, Z., and Colin. J.-P. - Chapter 5:  Formation and Collapse of the Kalahari Duricrust [‘African Surface’] Across the Congo Basin, with Implications for Changes in Rates of Cenozoic Off-Shore Sedimentation.  M.J. de Wit et al. (eds.), Geology and Resource Potential of the Congo Basin, Regional Geology Reviews, 193-212 .  DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-29482-2_11, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Inkaba No.99; AEON No. 129

Linol, B., de Wit, M.J., Guillocheau, F., Robin, C. and Dauteuil, O. - Chapter 6b:  Multiphase Phanerozoic Subsidence and Uplift History Recorded in the Congo Basin: A Complex Successor Basin.  M.J. de Wit et al. (eds.), Geology and Resource Potential of the Congo Basin, Regional Geology Reviews, 213-228.  DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-29482-2_11, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Inkaba no. 100; AEON No. 130

Linol, B., de Wit, M.J., Milani, E.J., Guillocheau, F., and Scherer, C. - Chapter 7b: New Regional Correlations Between the Congo, Parana´ and Cape-Karoo Basins of Southwest Gondwana.  M.J. de Wit et al. (eds.), Geology and Resource Potential of the Congo Basin, Regional Geology Reviews, 245-270.  DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-29482-2_11, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Inkaba No. 101, AEON No. 131

Mahed, G.Development of a sampling protocol for radioactive elements in fractured rock aquifers using a case study from South Africa. TOS Forum 01/2015; 1(4), pp10-16. ISSN 2053-9681. http://www.impub.co.uk/forms/TOS-forum-Issue-4.pdf . https://www.researchgate.net/publication/273457851. Inkaba No. 95, AEON No. 125

Ndlovu, S.C., Combrinck, L., Nkosi, N.P., Botha, R.C. June 2015. An integrated software based analytical model for the signal path efficiency of the HartRAO lunar laser ranger optical system. Conference Proceedings of SAIP2015. South African Institute of Physics, Port Elizabeth. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/305390715

Smithard, T., Bordy, E.M., Reid, D. 2015. The effect of dolerite intrusions on the hydrocarbon potential of the Lower Permian Whitehill Formation (Karoo Supergroup) in South Africa and Namibia: a preliminary study. South African Journal of Geology 118.3. doi:10.2113/gssajg.118.3.0 - Inkaba Publication No. 125

Tsela, P., Combrinck, L., R Botha, ...Thermal analysis of the LLR optical telescope tube assembly based in Hartebeesthoek Radio ... Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica Hungarica 07/2015; DOI:10.1007/s40328-015-0132-6

Von der Heyden, B., Roychoudhury, A.N. - A review of colloidal iron distribution and partitioning in the open ocean. Marine Chemistry 05/2015; DOI: 10.1016/j.marchem.2015.05.010. Publisher: Elsevier.  ISSN: 0304-4203.  https://www.researchgate.net/publication/277478177. Inkaba Publication No. 122

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2014

Baker, A., Routh, J., Blaauw, M., Roychoudhury, A. -  Geochemical records of palaeoenvironmental controls on peat forming processes in the Mfabeni peatland, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa since the Late Pleistocene.  Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 395 (2014) 95-106, Elsevier, Journal homepage : www.elsevier.com/locate/palaeo. Inkaba No. 78, AEON No. 118

Croukamp, L., Van Wyk, P.R. - Evaluation of rock types for concrete aggregate suitability for the construction of a gravimeter vault and access road at the Matjiesfontein Geodesy Observatory site near Matjiesfontein, South Africa Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineers 08/2014; 56(2):30 – 36.  Inkaba publication No. 76.  https://www.researchgate.net/researcher/2064268405_PR_van_Wyk; https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Leon_Croukamp

T Dhansay, M de Wit, A Patt. An evaluation for harnessing low-enthalpy geothermal energy in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. South African Journal of  Science 110(3/4):1-10 · January 2014 · DOI: 10.1590/sajs.2014/20130282. Inkaba No. 80, AEON No … https://www.researchgate.net/publication/274826262

Ebrahim-Trollope, R. - Failure mechanisms, source parameters and the quantification of the size of mining-induced seismic events the Witwatersrand Basin South Africa. SARES 2014 - SAIMM Proceedings: SA Rock Engineering Symposium 5/2014 - Muldersdrift. Inkaba No. 102

Fourie, C.J.S., Henry, G., Mare, L.P. - The Structure of the Karoo-Age Ellisras Basin in Limpopo Province, South Africa, in the Light of New Airborne Geophysical Data.  SAJG, 2014, Vol. 117.2 pp 207-224, doi:10.2113/gssajg.117.2.207. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stoffel_Fourie/publication/264943457 

Hoffman, V., Verboom, G.A., Cotterill, F.P.D. - Dated plant phylogenies resolve neogene climate and landscape evolution in the Cape floristic region. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 2014. Inkaba No. 91, AEON No. 123

Mahed, G.A review of sampling and monitoring protocols related to radioactive elements in fractured rock aquifers.TOS-Forum Issue 3/2014, pp15-20. ISSN 2053-9681. http://www.impub.co.uk/forms/TOS-forum-Issue-3.pdf . Inkaba No. 94, AEON No. 124

Mielke, C., Boesche, N.K., Rogass, C., Kaufmann, H., Gauert, C., De Wit, M.J. - Spaceborne Mine Waste Mineralogy Monitoring in South Africa, Applications for Modern Push-Broom Missions: Hyperion/OLI and EnMAP/Sentinel-2. Remote Sensing 08/2014.  http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/6/8/6790-6816. DOI:10.3390/rs6086790. Inkaba No 93, AEON No 121

Ntholi T., De Wit, M.J.  - Drilling deep for sustainable solutions to South Africa’s mining crisis using a PUMP system – ICDP Special Publication 2014. Inkaba No. 103, AEON No 132

Roychoudhury, A.N., Bucciarelli, E., Rentel, R. - Development and Implementation of a flow injection analyser with chemiluminescence for detection of sub-nanomolar Fe in seawater. MSc Thesis, Stellenbosch University 12/2014, Inkaba Publication No. 114. http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/95832?show=full

Roychoudhury, A.N., Petersen, J.Geochemical evaluation of soils and groundwater affected by infiltrating effluent from evaporation ponds of a heavy mineral processing facility, West Coast, South Africa. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. Inkaba No. 90

Sonibare, W.A. Present-day thermal field and Mesozoic-Cenozoic thermal evolution of the Western 3 Bredasdorp Basin (South Africa): insights from conceptual and 3D forward modelling.  G-cubed Journal, 2013GC005150. Inkaba No. 84

Various Student Authors e.a.: 10th Annual Inkaba yeAfrica and !Khure Africa Conference/Workshop: 28 September-3 October 2014, Matjiesfontein, SA. FUTURE EARTH 2014 - Iphakade and Earth Stewardship Science: Space, Energy, Minerals, Rocks, Soils, Air, Water, Food, Life, Strain and Karoo Shale Gas. Available online:  http://events.saip.org.za/conferenceDisplay.py?ovw=True&confId=40 

 

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2013                                                                                              

Botha R.C., Strauss H.J., Bollig C., Koen W., Collet O., Kuleshov N.V., Esser M.J.D., Combrinck W.L., Von Bergmann H.M.  - High average power 1314 nm Nd:YLF laser, passively Q-switched with V:YAG. Optics Letters p.980, Vol. 38, No. 6. March 15, 2013 Optical Society of America. Inkaba No. 81

Curtis, C.G., Harris, C., Trumbull, R.B., de Beer, C., Mudzanani, L. - Oxygen isotope diversity in the anorogenic Koegel Fontein Complex of South Africa: a case for basement control and selective melting for the production of low-d18O magmas. Journal of Petrology 54, 1259-1283.

Decker, J.E., Niedermann, S., de Wit, M.J. - Climatically influenced denudation rates of the southern African plateau: Clues to solving a geomorphic paradoxGeomorphology 05/2013; 190:4860. DOI:10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.02.007

Dhansay et.al. - An evaluation for harnessing low-enthalpy geothermal energy in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Science (SAJG). Inkaba No. 80

Geel, C., Booth, P., Schulz, H-M., De Wit, M. - Shale gas characteristics of Permian black shales in South Africa: results from recent drilling in the Ecca Group (Eastern Cape) – SciVerse ScienceDirect, Elsevier (www.elsevier.com/locate/procedia) Energy Procedia 00 (2013) 000-000  Avail. Online – www.sciencedirect.com

Lehloenya, P.B., Roelofse, F. - Mercury distribution amongst co-existing silicates within the Bushveld Complex.  Chemie der Erde (2013)261-266. © 2013 Elsevier GmbH. All rights reserved. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemer.2013.07.003 - Inkaba No. 79

N.A. Meyer, J.U. Vögeli, M. Becker, J.L. Broadhurst, D.L. Reid, J.-P. Franzidis - Mineral carbonation of PGM mine tailings for CO2 storage in South Africa: A case study.  Minerals Engineering, 2013 - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mineng.2013.10.014.

Mikeš, D. - Theoretic Geology - the gap between empiric and mathematic geology.  Mathematical Geosciences: Theory, Methods and Applications. Ed. by S.M. Ernst, V. Liesenberg, and F. Shahzad. Chap. 1, pp. 7–25. 2013.  Inkaba No. 85

Ntholi, T., De Wit, M.J.  Drilling deep for solutions to mining crisis using a PUMP system. ICDP Science Conference, 2013

G. Nwaila, M. Becker, Y. Ghorbani, J.Petersen, D.L. Reid, L.C. Bam, F.C de Beer and J-P.Franzidis. A GEOMETALLURGICAL STUDY OF THE WITWATERSRAND GOLD ORE AT CARLETONVILLE, SOUTH AFRICA.  Proceedings of the Second Geometallurgy Conference, AusIMM. www.ausimm.com.au/geomet2013/docs/ - Inkaba No.77 

Sonibare, W.A. - Mesozoic-Cenozoic petroleum systems evolution within a ‘passive-transform’ margin setting: a crust-scale 3D basin modelling of the Western Bredasdorp Basin (offshore South Africa).  Petroleum Geoscience. Inkaba No. 89

Stankiewicz, J., De Wit, M.J. - 3.5 billion years of reshaped Moho, southern Africa. Tectonophysics  (2013), pp. 675-689 DOI information: 10.1016/j.tecto.2013.08.033.  Available online:  http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0040195113005325

 

Phase II

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2012

Botai et.al. - Global geo-potential models from satellite-laser ranging data with geophysical applications: a Review – SA Journal of Science (2012 108 (3/4)) 

Cotteril et.al. - Tectonophysics on the brittle evolution of Namaqualand from the Pan African to recent times

Ntholi, T., De Wit, M.JPUMP: A multi-facet in situ model to combat Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) and the shortage of potable water in South Africa using bio-mimicry and low enthalpy geothermal energy. Conference Proceedings: Academy of Science South Africa's Young Scientist Conference, 16-18 Oct.2012

Scharf et.al. - Denudation rates and geomorphic evolution of the Cape Mountains, determined by the use of in situ-produced 10Be

Y. Xu, Y., G. Mahed, G, Y. Van Wyk,Y., L. Lin, L., X. Sun, X., L. Xiao, L., and S. Talma, S.  Towards a Sampling and Monitoring Protocol of Radioactive Elements in Fractured Rock Aquifers for Groundwater Resource Security in Beaufort West. Water Research Commission Report No.1694/1/12

 

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2011

L. Croukamp, J.J. Rossouw, C.J.S. Fourie, L. Combrinck. GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A VAULT IN A ROCKFACE FOR THE PLACEMENT OF A GRAVIMETER AND A LONG PERIOD SEISMOGRAPH AT MATJIESFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA.  South African Journal of Geology 12/2011; 114(3-4):565-576. DOI: 10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.561

L Croukamp, J.J. Rossouw, C.J.S. Fourie, L. Combrinck - FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A LUNAR LASER RANGER FACILITY AT MATJIESFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA.  The South African Archaeological Bulletin 12/2011; 114(3-4): 573-576. DOI: 10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.573

Giuilio, V. - Tectonophysics on the brittle evolution of Namaqualand from the Pan African to recent timesgiulio.viola(at)NGU.NO

Moeketsi, D.M., Van de Heyde, V., Araujo-Pradere E.A. Conference Paper October 2011. Expansion of MAGIC code over Africa region to characterise the Ionospheric Parameters · URSI/COSPAR International Reference Ionosphere (IRI) Workshop 2011, Hermanus, South Africa; 10/2011

Voelkel et.al. - Extreme floods around AD 1700 in the northern Namib Desert, Namibia, and in the Orange River catchment, South Africa, forced by a decrease of solar irradiation during the Little Ice Age?  Special Starkey Jubilee Volume, University Regensburg - www.geographie.uni-regensburg.de

 

GSSA Special Inkaba yeAfrica Edition : December 2011; 114 (3-4)
A.O. ALAO, D. MIKEŠ. SUBSIDENCE ANALYSIS OF THE PERMIAN TANQUA DEPOCENTRE, SOUTHWESTERN KAROO BASIN, SOUTH AFRICA. South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p.325-334,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.325 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc
N.R. BACKEBERG,  D.L. REID,  R.B. TRUMBULL, R.L. ROMER.  PETROGENESIS OF THE FALSE BAY DYKE SWARM, CAPE PENINSULA, SOUTH AFRICA: EVIDENCE FOR BASEMENT ASSIMILATION. South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 335-352,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.335 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

P.W.K. BOOTH.  STRATIGRAPHIC, STRUCTURAL AND TECTONIC ENIGMAS ASSOCIATED WITH THE CAPE FOLD BELT: CHALLENGES FOR FUTURE RESEARCH.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 235-248,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.235 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

M.C. BOTAI, L. COMBRINCKINVESTIGATING THE ACCURACY OF GRAVITY FIELD MODELS USING SATELLITE LASER RANGING DATA.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 535-540,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.535 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

O.J. BOTAIL. COMBRINCK, V. SIVAKUMAR.  INFERENCES OF α-STABLE DISTRIBUTION OF THE UNDERLYING NOISE COMPONENTS IN GEODETIC DATA.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 541-548,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.541 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

D. BOYD,  Z. ANKA,  R. DI PRIMIO,  G. KUHLMANN, M.J. DE WIT.  PASSIVE MARGIN EVOLUTION AND CONTROLS ON NATURAL GAS LEAKAGE IN THE ORANGE BASIN, SOUTH AFRICA.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 415-432,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.415 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

L. COMBRINCK.  TESTING THE GENERAL RELATIVITY THEORY THROUGH THE ESTIMATION OF PPN PARAMETERS γ AND β USING SATELLITE LASER RANGING DATA.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 549-560,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.549 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

F.P.D. COTTERILL, M.J. DE WIT.  GEOECODYNAMICS AND THE KALAHARI EPEIROGENY: LINKING ITS GENOMIC RECORD, TREE OF LIFE AND PALIMPSEST INTO A UNIFIED NARRATIVE OF LANDSCAPE EVOLUTION.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 489-514,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.489 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

L. CROUKAMPJ.J. ROSSOUW,  C.J.S. FOURIE, L. COMBRINCK.  GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A VAULT IN A ROCKFACE FOR THE PLACEMENT OF A GRAVIMETER AND A LONG PERIOD SEISMOGRAPH AT MATJIESFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 561-572,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.561 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

L. CROUKAMP,  J.J. ROSSOUW C.J.S. FOURIE, L. COMBRINCK. FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A LUNAR LASER RANGER FACILITY AT MATJIESFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA. South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 573-576,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.573 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc
  
C.G. CURTIS,  R.B. TRUMBULL,  C.H. DE BEER,  C. HARRIS,  D.L. REID, R.L. ROMER.  GEOCHEMISTRY OF THE EARLY CRETACEOUS KOEGEL FONTEIN ANOROGENIC IGNEOUS COMPLEX, SOUTH AFRICA. South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 353-378,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.353 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc
 
J.E. DECKER,  S. NIEDERMANN, M.J. DE WIT.  SOIL EROSION RATES IN SOUTH AFRICA COMPARED WITH COSMOGENIC3HE-BASED RATES OF SOIL PRODUCTION.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 475-488,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.475 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

M.J. DE WIT, R.B. TRUMBULL. DIGGING FURTHER INTO THE EARTH-SPACE SYSTEM –WHAT MAKES IT TICK?  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 223-234,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.223 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc
   
O.A. FADIPE P.F. CAREY,  A. AKINLUA, S.A. ADEKOLA.  PROVENANCE, DIAGENESIS AND RESERVOIR QUALITY OF THE LOWER CRETACEOUS SANDSTONE OF THE ORANGE BASIN, SOUTH AFRICA. South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 433-448,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.433 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

C.J.S. FOURIE.  THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TRAIN: A SUPPORT FOR GEOSCIENCE TRAINING, RESEARCH AND SERVICE DELIVERY IN SOUTH AFRICASouth African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 585-592,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.585 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

A. GEESE,  M. KORTE,  P.B. KOTZÉ, V. LESUR.  SOUTHERN AFRICAN GEOMAGNETIC SECULAR VARIATION FROM 2005 TO 2009.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 515-524,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.515 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

K. GOHL,  G. UENZELMANN-NEBEN, N. GROBYSGROWTH AND DISPERSAL OF A SOUTHEAST AFRICAN LARGE IGNEOUS PROVINCE.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 379-386,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.379 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

K. HÜRKAMP,  J. VÖLKEL,  K. HEINE,  O. BENS,  M. LEOPOLD, J. WINKELBAUER.  LATE QUATERNARY ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES FROM AEOLIAN AND FLUVIAL GEOARCHIVES IN THE SOUTHWESTERN KALAHARI, SOUTH AFRICA: IMPLICATIONS FOR PAST AFRICAN CLIMATE DYNAMICS. South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p.459-474,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.459 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc
   
B.T. KUENENEC.W VAN HUYSSTEEN P.A.L LE ROUX,  M. HENSLEY, C.S. EVERSON.  FACILITATING INTERPRETATION OF THE CATHEDRAL PEAK VI CATCHMENT HYDROGRAPH USING SOIL DRAINAGE CURVES. South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 525-534,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.525 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc
 
G. KUHLMANN,  S. ADAMSZ. ANKA,  C. CAMPHERR. DI PRIMIO, B. HORSFIELD.   3D PETROLEUM SYSTEMS MODELLING WITHIN A PASSIVE MARGIN SETTING, ORANGE BASIN, BLOCKS 3/4, OFFSHORE SOUTH AFRICA – IMPLICATIONS FOR GAS GENERATION, MIGRATION AND LEAKAGE.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p.387-414,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.387- http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

A. LINDEQUE,  M.J. DE WIT,  T. RYBERG,  M. WEBER, L. CHEVALLIER. DEEP CRUSTAL PROFILE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN KAROO BASIN AND BEATTIE MAGNETIC ANOMALY, SOUTH AFRICA: AN INTEGRATED INTERPRETATION WITH TECTONIC IMPLICATIONS. South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 265-292,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.265 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

G.L. NICKOLA,  L. COMBRINCK.  HIGH-PRECISION STEERING AND POINTING CONTROL OF A LUNAR/SATELLITE LASER RANGING TELESCOPE.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 577-580,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.577- http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

M. NICKOLA,  R.C. BOTHA,  I. ESAU,  G.D. DJOLOV, W.L. COMBRINCK.  SITE CHARACTERISATION: ASTRONOMICAL SEEING FROM A TURBULENCE-RESOLVING MODEL.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 581-584,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.581 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc
 
W.C. OLIVIERP.W.K. BOOTH, C.R. ANDERSON.  MINERALOGICAL, GEOCHEMICAL AND STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF QUARTZ-ARENITES OF THE WITPOORT FORMATION (CAPE SUPERGROUP) NEAR KIRKWOOD, EASTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 249-264,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.249 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc
   
W.A. SONIBARED. MIKEŠ, D.I. COLE.  FACIES ARCHITECTURE OF KOOKFONTEIN SHELF EDGE DELTA, TANQUA-KAROO BASIN (SOUTH AFRICA): IMPLICATIONS FOR FACIES ANALYSIS AND MODELLING.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 299-324,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.299 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc

J. STANKIEWICZ.  SHALLOW STRUCTURE IN THE KAROO BASIN, SOUTH AFRICA, INFERRED FROM A NEAR VERTICAL REFLECTION SEISMIC PROFILE.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 293-298,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.293 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc


G. UENZELMANN-NEBEN,  M.K. WATKEYSW. KRETZINGER,  M. FRANK, L. HEUER.  PALAEOCEANOGRAPHIC INTERPRETATION OF A SEISMIC PROFILE FROM THE SOUTHERN MOZAMBIQUE RIDGE, SOUTHWESTERN INDIAN OCEAN.  South African Journal of Geology, December 2011, v. 114, p. 449-458,doi:10.2113/gssajg.114.3-4.449 - http://sajg.geoscienceworld.org/content/114/3-4.toc
 

2010


Kuhlmann, G., Adams,S., Campher, C., Van der Spuy, D., Di Primio, R., Horsfield, B.  Passive margin evolution and its controls on natural gas leakage in the southern Orange Basin, blocks 3/4, offshore South Africa. Marine and Petroleum Geology Vol. 27, Issue 4, April 2010, Pages 973-992. doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2010.01.010 | © 2010 Elsevier Ltd

 

2009

Parsiegla et.al. - Southern African continental margin: Dynamic processes of a transform margin, Geovhemistry Geophysics Geosystems, Volume 10, Number 3, 2009

Pule, T., Saunders, I. - Recent seismicity in the Mozambique region and its impact / effects on South Africa. 11th SAGA Biennial Technical Meeting and Exhibition Swaziland, 16 - 18 September 2009, pages 385 - 390. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/267765912 

Uenzelmann-Neben and Huhn - Sedimentary deposits on the southern South African continental margin: Slumping versus non-deposition or erosion by oceanic currents, Marine Geology, Volume 226, 2009

 

2008

Parsiegla et.al. - The Agulhas Plateau: Structure and evolution of a Large Igneous Province, Geophysical Journal International, 2008

Schluter et.al. - Indications for bottom current activity since Eocene times: The climate and ocean gateway archive of the Transkei Basin, South Africa, Global and Planetary Change 60 (2008) 416–428

Schluter et.al. - Conspicuous seismic reflections in Upper Cretaceous sediments as evidence for black shales off South Africa, Marine and Petroleum Geology Volume 25, 2008

Stankiewicz et.al. - Crustal Structure of the Southern Margin of the African Continent: Results from Geophysical Experiments, JGR, 2008

Weigelt et.al. - Late Pliocene climate changes documented in seismic and palynology data at the southwest African Margin , Global and Planetary Change, Volume 63, 2008

 

Phase I

 

2007

GSSA Special Inkaba yeAfrica Edition I : South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

 

Branch et.al. - The Whitehill Formation – a high conductivity marker horizon in the Karoo Basin, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Brauer et.al. - Shallow seismic velocity structure of the Karoo Basin, South Africa, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Combrinck et.al. - Earth-tide as parameter of crustal motion correction for SLR station displacement, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Combrinck et.al. - Report on preliminary geotechnical and tropospheric site investigation for a proposed space geodetic observatory near Matjiesfontein in the Great Karoo, South African Journal of Geology 09/2007; 110(2-3):225-234. DOI:10.2113/gssajg.110.2-3.225

Combrink et.al. - On the importance of proper noise modelling for long-term precipitable water vapour trend estimations, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Compton et. al. - Source of the suspended load of the upper Orange River, South Africa, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

De Villiers et al. - Sources of river water radiogenic strontium: examples from the Achaean granite dominated catchments of Swaziland, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

De Wit - The Kalahari Epeirogeny and climate change: differentiating cause and effect from core to space, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Herbert et.al. - Geochronology of Holocene sediments on the western margin of South Africa, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Hirsch et.al. - Crustal structure beneath the Orange Basin, South Africa, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Kristen et.al. - Hydrological changes in southern Africa over the last 200 Ka as recorded in lake sediments from the Tswaing impact crater, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Paton et.al. - Insights into the Petroleum System Evolution of the southern Orange Basin, South Africa, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Korte et.al. - Improved observations at the southern African geomagnetic repeat station network, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Kotze et.al. - Modelling the southern African geomagnetic field secular variation using ground survey data for 2005, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Kounov et.al. - Present denudation rates at selected sections of the South African escarpment and the elevated continental interior based on cosmogenic 3He and 21Ne, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Lindeque et.al. - Deep Crustal Seismic Reflection Experiment Across the Southern Karoo Basin, South Africa, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Mandea et.al. - The magnetic field changing over the southern African continent: a unique behaviour, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Moeketsi et.al. - Comparison of ionospheric Total Electron Content derived from collocated GNSS receivers over HartRAO during solar X-ray flares, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Parsiegla et.al. - Deep crustal structure of the sheared South African continental margin: first results of the Agulhas-Karoo Geoscience Transect, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Perritt et.al. - The effect of environmental controls on the metal content in ferromanganese crusts and nodules from the Mozambique Ridge and in the Mozambique Basin, southwestern Indian Ocean, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Schluter et.al. - Seismostratigraphic analysis of the Transkei Basin: A history of deep sea current controlled sedimentation, Marine Geology Volume 240, 2007

Stankiewicz et.al. - Seismic refraction profile across across the Southern Cape, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Trumbull et.al. - Magmatism and continental breakup at the west margin of southern Africa: A geochemical comparison of dolerite dikes from northwestern Namibia and the Western Cape, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Uenzelmann-Neben et.al. - Cenozoic oceanic circulation within the South African gateway: indications from seismic stratigraphy, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007

Weckmann et.al. - Comparison of electrical conductivity structures and 2D magnetic modelling along two profiles crossing the Beattie Magnetic Anomaly, South Africa, South African Journal of Geology, Volume 110, 2007


Weckmann et.al. - Magnetotelluric measurements across the Beattie magnetic anomaly and the Southern Cape Conductive Belt, South Africa , Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 112, 2007

Weigelt and Uenzelmann-Neben - Orbital forced cyclicity of reflector strength in the seismic records of the Cape Basin , Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 34, 2007

 

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