oa Madoqua - Western flowing ephemeral rivers and their importance to wetlands in Namibia

Volume 17, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



One of Africa's most arid regions, the Namib desert is crossed by several west flowing rivers, ten of which flow formore than a few days orweeks at the most. The four largest rivers, the Kuiseb, Swakop/Khan, Omaruru and Ugab provide water for human populations as well as wildlife and some show unexplained decreases in flow frequency or amplitude.

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