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Soil heavy metal concentration patterns at two speed zones along the Gaborone-Tlokweng border post highway, Southeast Botswana
(JASEM http://www.ajol.info/index.php/jasem/article/view/43693/27216, 2006-06)
Since 1988 Botswana has been experiencing an unprecedented increase in vehicular traffic which is suspected to be having contamination effects on soils along heavily used roads in the country. This study aimed at understanding ...
Seed-bank analysis for herbaceous species along grazing gradients in the Sandveld and Hardveld grazing areas of Botswana
(Botswana College of Agriculture, http://www.bca.bw/Research/bojaasBca/InstructionToAuthors.htm, 2007)
Grasses and forbs in Southern Africa have been understudied in terms of species richness and factor that affect diversity patterns. To gain a better understanding of factors affecting patterns of herbaceous plant species ...
Natural radioactivity in the soil samples of Botswana
(Elsevier, www.elsevier.com/locate/radmeas, 2008)
Studies on concentrations of primordial radionuclides in soil samples of Botswana were carried out. Measurements were made by gamma spectrometry employing a 41% relative efficiency HPGe detector. The activity of 226Ra ...
Comprehensive experimental and theoretical investigation of solar radiation conditions in Botswana: A semi-desert region
(Regional Energy Resources Information Center (RERIC) Asian Institute of Technology. http://www.rericjournal.ait.ac.th/index.php/reric/index, 2005-12)
Please refer to the attached article for the ABSTRACT. Due to technical problems with some scientific formulae it was not possible to upload the abstract HERE.
Renewable energy education in Botswana: needs, status and proposed training programs
(Elsevier Science Ltd. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09601481, 2002-01)
Lack of trained manpower for repair and maintenance of solar energy devices in Botswana has resulted in failure of devices, loss of revenue, and dwindling of consumer faith in solar technologies. The government of Botswana ...
Bivarate models: relationships between solar irradiation and either sunshine duration or extremum temperatures
(Elsevier Science Ltd. www.elsevier.com/locate/renene, 2003)
The Republic of Botswana is one of the sunniest countries in Southern Africa. It has very little cloud cover, insufficient rainfall, very low humidity, and very low wind speed throughout the year for most parts of the ...
A ca. 200Ma hiatus between the Lower and Upper Transvaal Groups of southern Africa: SHRIMP U–Pb detrital zircon evidence from the Segwagwa Group, Botswana: Implications for Palaeoproterozoic glaciations
(Elsevier B.V. www.elsevier.com/locate/epsl, 2006)
The Segwagwa Group of southeastern Botswana, a correlate of the Pretoria Group of the Transvaal Supergroup of South Africa, consists of a major sequence of siliciclastic sedimentary rocks, minor carbonates and basaltic ...
The Okwa basement complex, western Botswana: U–Pb zircon geochronology and implications for Eburnean processes in southern Africa
(Elsevier Ltd. www.elsevier.com/locate/jafrearsci, 2006)
The Okwa Basement Complex crops out at the northwestern edge of the Kaapvaal craton within the Okwa Inlier, an isolated exposure of Precambrian basement in the Kalahari Desert. New U–Pb zircon dating was performed on all ...
Influence of seasonal flooding on soil total nitrogen, organic phosphorus and microbial populations in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
(Journal of Arid Environments. http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/622855/description#description, 2003)
The effect of flooding on soil total nitrogen, phosphorus and microbial population in different vegetation zones (floodplain, island and woodland) and profile depth (0?1, 0?5, 2?0, 3?0, 4?0 and 5?0m) of the Okavango ...
Fault-Plane Solutions of the 18 May 2001 earthquake in South Africa near Botswana border
(Botswana Geoscientists Association, 2005-12)
Fault-plane solutions of an earthquake can provide information about the type of fault. We report on the calculation of the fault-plane solutions of the earthquake that occurred on the morning of 18 May 2001 and was felt ...