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Edited Books

  • Cartwright, A, Oelofse, G, Parnell, S, Ward, S. (eds) 2012. Climate change at the city scale: impacts, mitigation and adaptation in Cape Town, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon.
  • Frayne, B, Moser, C, Ziervogel, G (eds) 2012. Climate change, assets and food security in Southern African cities, Earthscan, Abingdon, Oxon.
  • Holmes, P. and Meadows, M (eds) 2012. Southern African Geomorphology: recent trends and new directions, Sun Press, Bloemfontein.

Journal Articles

  • Abiodun, B., Adeyewa, Z., Oguntunde, P., Salami, A. and Ajayi, V. 2012 Modeling the impacts of reforestation on future climate in West Africa. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 110: 77-96.
  • Anderson, P. and O'Farrell, P. 2012 An ecological view of the history of the City of Cape Town. Ecology and Society 17(3): 28.
  • Anderson, PML, Elmqvist, T 2012, Urban ecological and social-ecological research in the City of Cape Town: Insights emerging from an urban ecology city lab, Ecology and Society, 17 (4): 23
  • Baleta, H. and McDonnell, R. 2012 Water quality standards or carbon reduction: is there a balance? Area 44(2): 217-225.
  • Battersby-Lennard, J. 2012 Beyond the food desert: finding ways to speak about urban food security in South Africa. Geografiska Annaler Series B-Human Geography 94(2): 141-159.
  • Burrough, S., Thomas, D., Bailey, R. and Davies, L. 2012 From landform to process: morphology and formation of lake-bed barchan dunes, Makgadikgadi, Botswana. Geomorphology 161/162: 1-14.
  • Chase, B, Scott, L, Meadows, M E, Gil-Romera, G, Boom, A, Carr, A, Reimer, P, Truc, L, Valsecchi, V. and Quick, L 2012, Rock hyrax middens: a palaeoenvironmental archive for southern African drylands, Quaternary Science Reviews, 56, 107-125.
  • Daya, S, and Ramdeo, A.R. 2012 Self, others and objects in an 'alternative economy': personal narratives from the Heiveld Rooibos Cooperative, Geoforum, 43, 885-893.
  • Farrell, LAF, Hamann, R, and Mackres, EBM 2012, A clash of cultures (and lawyers): Anglo Platinum and mine-affected communities in Limpopo Province, South Africa, Resources Policy, 37, 194-204.
  • Favre, A, Hewitson, B C, Tadross, MA, Lennard, C, and Cerezo-Mota, R. 2012, Relationships between cut-off lows and the semiannual and southern oscillations, Climate Dynamics, 38, 1473-1487.
  • Halladay, K, Malhi, Y, and New, M 2012, Cloud frequency climatology at the Andes/Amazon transition: 1 Seasonal and diurnal cycles, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 117, 1-15.
  • Halladay, K, Malhi, Y, and New, M 2012, Cloud frequency climatology at the Andes/Amazon transition: 2.Trends and variability, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 117, 1-19.
  • Hewitson, B., Lennard, C., Nikulin, G. and Jones, C. 2012 CORDEX-Africa: a unique opportunity for science and capacity building. CLIVAR Exchanges 60(17): 6-7.
  • Meadows, M E 2012, Quaternary environments: Going forward, looking backwards?, Progress in Physical Geography, 36(4), 539-547.
  • Meadows, M E 2012, The doctoral degree in geography: A South African perspective, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 36(1), 49-55.
  • Mwalukomo, H and Patel, Z 2012, Chieftaincy and democratic local governance in rural South Africa: Natural resources management in QwaQwa, Development Southern Africa, 29(2), 259-272.
  • O'Farrell, P, Anderson, PML, Le Maitre, D, and Holmes, P 2012, Insights and opportunities offered by a rapid ecosystem service assessment in promoting a conservation agenda in an urban biodiversity hotspot, Ecology and Society, 17:27(3), 1-14.
  • Oguntunde, P, Abiodun, BJ, and Lischeid, G 2012, Spatial and temporal temperature trends in Nigeria, 1901-2000, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 118, 95-105.
  • Parnell, S. and Robinson, J. 2012 (Re)Theorizing cities from the global south: Looking beyond neoliberalism. Urban Geography 33(4): 593-617.
  • Rahiz, M, and New, M 2012, Spatial coherence of meteorological droughts in the UK since 1914, AREA, 44(4), 400-410.
  • Ramutsindela, M. and Noe, C 2012, Scalar thickening: wildlife management areas and conservation scales in southeast Tanzania. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 33, 137-151
  • Siebrits, R 2012, Swimming pools and intra-city climates: influences on residential water consumption in Cape Town, Water SA, 38(1), 133-144.
  • Smit, W, Parnell, S 2012, Urban sustainability and human health: an African perspective, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 4, 443-450.
  • Stager, J, Mayewski, P, White, J, Chase, B, Neumann, F, Meadows, M E, King, C, Dixon, D 2012, Precipitation variability in the winter rainfall zone of South Africa during the last 1400yr linked to the austral westerlies, Climate of the Past, 8, 877-887.
  • Thomas, DSG, and Burrough, S 2012, Interpreting geoproxies of late quaternary climate change in African drylands: implications for understanding environmental change and early human behaviour, Quaternary International, 253, 5-17.
  • Thomas, DSG, Burrough, S, and Parker, A 2012, Extreme events as drivers of early human behaviour in Africa? The case for variability, not catastrophic drought, Journal of Quaternary Science, 27(1), 7-12.
  • van Niekerk, J, and Wynberg, R P 2012, The trade in Pelargonium sidoides: rural livelihood relief or bounty for the 'bio-buccaneers'?, Development Southern Africa, 29(4), 530-547.
  • Milandri, S G Winter, KJ Chimphango, SBM Armitage, NP Mbui, DN Jackson, GE and Liebau, V. 2012 The performance of plant species in removing nutrients from stormwater in biofiltration systems in Cape Town. Water SA 38(5): 655-662

Chapters in Books

  • Battersby-Lennard, J. 2012 Urban food security and climate change: a system of flows. In: Frayne, B., Moser, C. and Ziervogel, G. (eds) Climate change, assets and food security in Southern African cities. Oxon: Earthscan, 36-56.
  • Battersby-Lennard, J. 2012 Size matters: land restitution in Knysna. In: Donaldson, R. and Marais, L. (eds) Small town geographies in Africa: experiences from South Africa and elsewhere. New York: Nova Science, 311-326.
  • Cartwright, A, Oelofse, G, Parnell, S, and Ward, S 2012 Emerging lessons from the climate change think tank. In: Cartwright, A, Oelofse, G, Parnell, S, Ward, S. (eds) Climate change at the city scale: impacts, mitigation and adaptation in Cape Town, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 1-8.
  • Cartwright, A, Parnell, S, and Oelofse, G 2012, Climate at the city scale: the Cape Town climate think tank. In: Cartwright, A, Oelofse, G, Parnell, S, Ward, S (eds) Climate change at the city scale: impacts, mitigation and adaptation in Cape Town, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 263-270.
  • Eckardt, F, Barker, C, and Meadows, M E 2012, Landscape inventories and remote sensing. In: Holmes, P. and Meadows, M (eds) Southern African Geomorphology: recent trends and new directions, Sun Press, Bloemfontein, 373-399.
  • Frayne, B, Moser, C, and Ziervogel, G 2012, Understanding the terrain: the climate change, assets and food security nexus in Southern African cities. In: Climate change, assets and food security in Southern African cities, Earthscan, Abingdon, Oxon, 1-34.
  • Frayne, B, Moser, C, and Ziervogel, G 2012, Constructing the climate change-asset adaptation-food security nexus for pro-poor urban development. In: Frayne, B, Moser, C, Ziervogel, G (eds) Climate change, assets and food security in Southern African cities, Earthscan, Abingdon, Oxon, 186-197.
  • Hagell, Ann; Curtis, Sarah; Daya, Shari; Khatib, Yasmin;Pain, Rachel; Rothon, Catherine; Stansfeld, Stephen and Fuller, Sara (2012) Some thoughts on the broader context: neighbourhoods and peers. Hagell, A. (ed) Changing Adolescence: Social trends and mental health. Bristol: Policy Press. 151-164.
  • Harris, R, Luger, S, Sutherland, C, and Tadross, MA 2012 Potential impact of climate change on coastal flooding: a case study of the Salt River, Cape Town. . In: Cartwright, A, Oelofse, G, Parnell, S, Ward, S. (eds) Climate change at the city scale: impacts, mitigation and adaptation in Cape Town, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 38-72.
  • Harris, R, and Parnell, S 2012, The turning point in urban policy for British Colonial Africa, 1939-1945. In: Fassil Demissie (ed) Colonial architecture and urbanism in Africa: intertwined and contested histories, Ashgate, Surrey, 127-151.
  • McEwan, C and Daya, S. 2012 Geography, culture and global change. In: Daniels, P., Bradshaw, M., Shaw, D. and Sidaway, J. (eds) Human Geography, Issues for the 21st Century. London: Pearson, 272-287.
  • Meadows, M E 2012 Landscapes and environmental change. In: Holmes, P. and Meadows, M (eds) Southern African Geomorphology: recent trends and new directions, Sun Press, Bloemfontein, 331-350.
  • Nash, D and Meadows, M E 2012: Africa. In: Nash, D and Metcalfe, SE. (eds): Quaternary Environmental Change in the Tropics. Wiley, London, 79-150.
  • Tadross, MA, Taylor, A, and Johnston, P A 2012, Understanding Cape Town's climate. In: Cartwright, A, Oelofse, G, Parnell, S, Ward, S. (eds) Climate change at the city scale: impacts, mitigation and adaptation in Cape Town, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 9-20.
  • Ziervogel, G, and Parnell, S 2012 South African coastal cities: governance responses to climate change adaptation. In: Cartwright, A, Oelofse, G, Parnell, S, Ward, S. (eds) Climate change at the city scale: impacts, mitigation and adaptation in Cape Town, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 223-243.