oa Madoqua - Temporary wetlands of Bushmanland and Kavango, north-east Namibia
|Article Title||Temporary wetlands of Bushmanland and Kavango, north-east Namibia|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 Ministry of Wildlife, Conservation & Tourism, Windhoek|
|Publication Date||Jan 1993|
|Pages||57 - 69|
|Keyword(s)||Amphibians, Daytime temperatures, Evaporation rates, Geographical position, Geological determinants, Hydrological determinants, Hygrophilous grasslands, Mammals, Omuramba Omatako, Palustrine systems, Period rainfall peaks, Principal biota, Reed beds, Reptiles, Seasonal / temporary wetlands and Threats|
Bushmanland, show a minimum of 110 mm and a maximum of >1200 mm in a single season over a 20 year period (unpub. data). This paper attempts to illustrate the diversity of temporary wetland habitats, their determinants and principal biota in the northeastern Namibian territories of Bushmanland and eastern Kavango. Threats to these temporary wetlands, and management and conservation priorities are outlined.
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