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BA SOCIO-INFORMATICS (OPTION 2: Geo-Informatics)

Admission requirements: - Performance in Grade 12: - Write the National Benchmark Tests AQL - For the NSC an aggregate of at least 60% - Home Language 50% - First Additional Language 40% - Mathematics 60% - If Mathematics is taken as a subject: Mathematics 70% Programme content and structure The programme offers two options. Option 1 (Information Systems) partly consists of c Read More

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Community Right Column

Integration of Teaching and learning, Research & CI DiMP/RADAR’s fifteen year-long interaction with local and provincial disaster management officials has provided a vehicle for at least three community risk assessments annually. These participatory risk assessments in disadvantaged settlements constitute an integral component of short course or honours module teaching, and result in the Read More

Community Left Column

Departmental approach to Community Interaction (CI) The Department considers much of what it does in terms of teaching, research and service delivery as meeting most of the formal criteria set for Community Interaction. As such it has a delegated functionary (Prof SLA Ferreira) tasked with liaising with the Office for Community Interaction at SU, and ensuring that departmental activities meet Read More

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PhD General Information

Bursaries and loans: http://www0.sun.ac.za/pgstudies/scholarships-and-opportunities.html 021 808 4208 | beursnavrae_nagraads@sun.ac.za | The Registrar (Head: Postgraduate Bursaries and Loans) Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602 Tuition fees: www.maties.com | go to http://www0.sun.ac.za/pgstudies/fees.html - Division for Student Fees: 021 808 9111 | info@sun.ac.za Ac Read More

49913 - 978 (360) PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies B

Admission requirements: An MSc degree in Geography and Environmental Studies or a related discipline or a master's degree approved by Senate. Programme structure and contents: - Advanced knowledge and deep insight into the complexity of a selected geographical research problem - A dissertation which places the research in a disciplinary context and contributes to the creation of new knowl Read More

49905 – 978(360) PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies A

Specific admission requirements: An MA degree in Geography and Environmental Studies or a related discipline or a Master’s degree approved by Senate. Programme structure: Nature of the programme: The programme focuses on the study and resolution of human-environmental and urban or tourism-related problems and phenomena from a spatial perspective. Compulsory module: 49905 : Geography Read More

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Urban and regional analysis and planning

-  Analysis and modelling of South African and international urban form and function -  Urban and regional spatial planning and management -  Urban systems and networks -  Urbanization and migration -  Urban economy and housing For more information please contact: Mr D du Plessis 021 808 3126 | ddp@sun.ac.za Read More

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Tourism Geography

Tourism Geography studies tourism and travel, as a cultural and social activity and as an industry. The economic, environmental and sociocultural impacts of tourism upon destinations are examined, with a consideration of ways in which planning can assist in the regulation of development and produce more responsible forms of tourism. Read More

49913 - 978 (360) PHD - GEOGRAPHY & ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Admission Requirements: A research based (full thesis) MSc degree in Geography and Environmental Studies or a related discipline, or a Masters degree approved by Senate. Programme structure: - Advanced knowledge and deep insight into the complexity of a selected geographical research problem - A dissertation which places the research in a disciplinary context and contributes to the creati Read More

49913 - 878 (180) MSC GEOGRAPHY & ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Admission Requirements: A BScHons degree with Geography and Environmental Studies or an appropriate discipline as major and an average mark of 60% for the major. Outcomes: - Knowledge of the relevant specialised scientific theory about environmental problems specific to geography as discipline. - Abilities of critical, analytical and synthesising thought about human-environment interactions Read More

12279 - 878 (180) MSC GEOINFORMATICS

Admission Requirements: A BScHons degree with Geoinformatics as a major and GIS training, or a BScHons degree with training in GIS. An average mark of 60% is required for the Honours degree. Outcomes: - Specialised practical skills for the development and application of spatial technologies to the resolution and management of environmental problems, guided by advanced and progressive concept Read More

12569 - 889(180)/899(180) MPHIL - URBAN AND REGIONAL SCIENCE

Admission Requirements: A professional Bachelors degree in urban planning, architecture or engineering or an honours degree in geography, economics, public administration, statistics, mathematics or a related degree is required. A pass mark of 60% in the major is required. Programme structure: The programme provides an analytical and objective overview of the fundamental theories and conc Read More

49905–879(180) MASTERS - GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Admission requirements: A BAHons degree with Geography and Environmental Studies or appropriate qualification. An average mark of 60%. Programme structure: The programme focuses on the study and resolution of human-environmental problems, environmental disasters and urban or tourism phenomena from a spatial perspective. [split] Compulsory module: - 11660 Thesis (100%) Geography and Env Read More

49611 - 879(180) MA - GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Admission requirements: A BAHons degree with Geography and Environmental Studies as a major and GIS training, or a BAHons degree in a related discipline as major approved by Senate as appropriate, and with appropriate training in GIS, for admission to the programme. An average mark of 60% for the major. Programme structure: The implementation, management and application of GIS for managin Read More

12279 BSc HONOURS - GEOINFORMATICS

Admission requirements: A BSc degree in GeoInformatics or a related discipline as a major. An average of 60% is required for the Geography major.   Outcomes: - Capacity to recognise and assess scientific geographic paradigms and to identify a research specialisation - Ability to conduct research by exposure to a series of research skills and the formal departmental prescript Read More

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56502 - 778(120) HONOURS - GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (4L, 4P)

Admission requirements: A Bachelor degree with Geography and Environmental Studies as a major.An average mark of 60% for the major. Programme structure: Study of the systematic disciplines of urban and tourism geography, social environmental impact analysis and their application in a human geographical research field. Compulsory module: - 10130 Human Geographical Research Application 743( Read More

49611 - 778(120) HONOURS - GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Admission requirements: A Bachelor degree with Geography and Environmental Studies as a major and appropriate training in GIS. An average mark of 60% for the major. Programme structure: Study of the systematic disciplines of urban or tourism geography, in-depth knowledge of, and advanced skills in, the basic principles of geographical information systems and their application in a human geogr Read More

BSC GEO-INFORMATICS

Admission Requirements: - Write the National Benchmark Tests AQL and MAT - Afrikaans or English (Home Language or First Additional Language) 50% - Physical Sciences 50%   If Mathematics and Physics are taken: - Mathematics 70%   If Mathematics(Bio) and Physics(Bio) are taken: - Mathematics 60% Career opportunities: GIS specialists (Geographic Information Systems) Read More

BSC EARTH SCIENCES

Admission Requirements: - Write the National Benchmark Tests AQL and MAT - Afrikaans or English (Home Language or First Additional Language) 4 - Physical Sciences 4   If Mathematics 114, 144 and Physics 114, 144 are taken: - Mathematics 6   If Mathematics (Bio) 124 and Physics (Bio) 134, 154 are taken: - Mathematics 5 Career opportunities: Geologist: National or Int Read More

124 (16) - Introduction to Human-Environmental Systems (3L, 3P) (T)

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154 (16) - Introduction to Earth Systems Science (3L, 3P) (T)

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211 (16) – Earth Observation (3L, 3P) (E)

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214 (16) - Geographical information Systems (3L, 3P) (E)

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265 (16) - Environmental Studies (3L, 3P) (T)

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241 (16) - Spatial Data Management (3L, 3P) (E)

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242 (16) - Digital Photogrammetry (3L, 3P) (E)

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225 (16) - Urban and Tourism Development (3L, 3P) (T)

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342 (16) – Earth Observation (3L, 3P) (E)

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311 (16) - Spatial Data Acquisition (3L, 3P) (E)

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312 (16) - Spatial Analysis (3L, 3P) (E)

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314 (12) - Geography of Tourism (2L) (T)

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341 (16) - Spatial Modelling (3L, 3P) (E)

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323 (12) - The South African City (2L) (T)

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358 (16) – Environmental Studies (3L, 3P) (T)

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363 (16) - Geographic Communication (3L, 3P) (E)

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63371 - 711 Environmental Analysis and Synthesis (30)

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63398 - 712 Advanced Remote Sensing (30)

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49611 - 713 Geographical Information Systems (30) (E)

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12187 - 716 Spatial Modelling and Geographical Communication (30) (E)

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63363 - 742 Environmental Geography Research Application (30) (E)

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10130 - 743 Human Geographical Research Application 743 (30) (A & E)

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12825 - 717 Disaster Risk Studies (30)

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10131 - 714 Urban Analysis and Synthesis (30) (E)

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11887 - 715 Tourism Analysis and Synthesis (30) (E)

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Stephenson, GR

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Pauw, T

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Boonzaaier, I

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Zweig, P

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Holloway, A

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Fortune, G

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De Waal, J

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Course 2

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BA DEVELOPMENT AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Admission requirements: - Performance in Grade 12: - Write the National Benchmark Tests AQL - For the NSC an aggregate of at least 60% - Home Language 50% - First Additional Language 40% - If Economics is taken as a subject: Mathematics 60% - If Socio-Informatics is taken as a subject: Mathematics 50% or Mathematical Literacy 70% Career Opportunites: - Community development - Populati Read More

FACULTY OF SCIENCES

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FACULTY OF ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES

BA DEVELOPMENT AND THE ENVIRONMENT Admission requirements: Students matriculating in 2007 and previously - Full matriculation exemption - Performance in Grade 12   [split] Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Mauris metus eros, vehicula sed fermentum ut, consectetur vel orci. Nullam et volutpat arcu. Vestibulum eget est eu mauris ultricies eleifend non vel Read More

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PhD

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Liederman, C

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Van Niekerk, A

Peer-reviewed (accredited) papers:   Dabrowski JM, Peall SKC, Van Niekerk A, Reinecke AJ, Day JA & Schulz R 2002. Predicting runoff-induced pesticide input in agricultural sub-catchment surface waters: linking catchment variables and contamination. Water Research, 36:4975-4984. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0043-1354(02)00234-8   Du Toit DA, Mouton P le FN, Flemming AF & Read More

Spocter, M

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Kemp, J

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Ferreira, SLA

PUBLICATIONS IN SUBJECT RELATED JOURNALS   2013   Van der Merwe JH, Ferreira SLA and Van Niekerk, A (2013). Resource-directed Spatial Planning of Agritourism with GIS. South Africa Geographical Journal, 95(1):16-37.   Ferreira, S.L.A & A Boshoff (2013). Post-2010 FIFA World Cup: oversupply and location of luxury tourist beds in Cape Town. Current Issues in Tour Read More

Donaldson, R

Peer reviewed publications in journals and books:   2014 1.     Van Laar, S; Cottyn, I; Donaldson, R; Zoomers, A; & Ferreira, S.  ‘Living apart together’ in Franschhoek, South Africa. The implications of second-home development for equitable and sustainable development (pp 190-204). In M Jaboschka & H Haas (Ed.) CONTESTED SPATIALITIES, LIFESTYLE MIGRATION AND RESIDENTIAL TOURI Read More

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$(document).ready(function() { $("#showMap").click(function() { $("#map").reveal(); }); }); How to get to Stellenbosch University Print Save Close THE DEPARTMENT is located at the Chamber ofMines (Geology) building corner of Merriman Avenue & Ryneveld Street Stellenbosch University Catherine Liederman- Senior departmenta Read More

Modules

This module examines the link between geography, research and tourism; The disciplinary dilemma of Tourism Studies; Tourism, recreation and leisure: Origins, Eras and directions; Progress in Tourism management: From the Geography of tourism to the geographies of tourism; The relationship between Tourism and Development; Crucial issues faced by developing countries in resolving the development dile Read More

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RADAR The Research Alliance for Disaster and Risk Reduction (RADAR) was established at Stellenbosch University in 2013, building on 17 years of applied disaster risk scholarship by its predecessor, DiMP. RADAR’s research, teaching, policy advocacy and community outreach efforts emphasise urban risks, as well as hydrometeorological threats and fire.   Read More

CRUISE The mission of the Centre for Regional and Urban Innovation and Statistical Exploration (CRUISE) is to add value to the local and international pool of knowledge in the field of urban and regional systems analysis and to disseminate this knowledge through its programmes of research and education. Read More

CGA The Centre for Geographical Analysis (CGA) is a research institution seated in the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies. The CGA specializes in the application of satellite remote sensing, geographical information systems (GIS) and other geographical-analytical techniques for research and training purposes. Read More

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Primary cities in Sub-Saharan Africa: Quasars, Loose Connections, and Black Holes.

Authors: - Geyer H. S. Jr. - Geyer H. S. - du Plessis D. J. Published: CRUISE Working Document Date: 2013 Read More

Land quality, urban development and urban agriculture within the Cape Town urban edge

Authors: - Geyer, H. S. Jr. - Schloms, B. H. A. - du Plessis, D. J. - Van Eeden, A. Published: Town and Regional Planning 59, pp. 41-52. Date: 2012 Read More

Growth potential of towns in the Western Cape : Flow map modeling of journey-to-work data

Authors: -du Plessis, D. J. - van Niekerk, A. Published: A research report for the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning of the Western Cape Provincial Government Date: 2011 Read More

Growth Potential of Towns in the Western Cape. Sensitivity analysis: The impact of methodology on development potential classification

Authors: -du Plessis, D. J. - van Niekerk, A. - Spocter, M - Ferreira, S. - Donaldson, D. Published: A research report for the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning of the Western Cape Provincial Government Date: 2012 Read More

Non- metropolitan growth potential of Western Cape municipalities

Authors: - Donaldson, R. - van Niekerk, A. - du Plessis, D. - Spocter, M. Publication: Urban Forum. 23:367–389. Date: 2012 Read More

Towards generic interventions to stimulate growth potential in small towns of the Western Cape province, South Africa

Authors: - Donaldson, R. - Spocter, M. - du Plessis, D. - van Niekerk, A. Publication: South African Geographic Journal Date: 2012 Read More

A review of South Africa’s township urban renewal programme (URP) (2001–2010): Lessons learnt from URP anchor projects in Cape Town

Authors: - Donaldson, R. - du Plessis, D. - Spocter, M. - Massey, R. Publication: Journal of Housing and built environment Date: 2012 Read More

Analysis and highlighting of lessons learnt from and best practices in the urban renewal programme

Authors: - Donaldson, R. - du Plessis, D. J. Research report prepared for the City of Cape Town. Date: 2011 Read More

Land quality, urban development and urban agriculture along the Western Cape garden route

Authors: - Geyer, H. S - Geyer, H. S. Jr - du Plessis, D. J. - van Eeden, A. Publication: SANPAD Working document  (PDF for download to be supplied) Date: 2012 Read More

Community neighbourhood park (CNP) use in Cape Town’s townships

Authors: - Willemse, L. - Donaldson, R. Publication: Urban Forum 23: 221-231. Date: 2012 Read More

International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 3: Issues in the Developing World

Edited by: - Geyer, H. S. Published: Edward Elgar: Aldershot, Hants, UK. Date: 2011 Read More

Creativity, Wellbeing and Urban Sustainability: What the North and the South Can Learn From Each Other

Author: - Geyer, H. S. Publication: International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 3: Issues in the Developing World, edited by H. S. Geyer. Edward Elgar: Aldershot, Hants, UK, 275-298. Date: 2011 Read More

A revision of the 2004 growth potential of towns in the Western Cape study

Authors: - van Niekerk, A. - Donaldson, R. - du Plessis, D. - Spocter, M. Publication: A research report for the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning of the Western Cape Provincial Government. Date: 2011 Read More

International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 2: Issues in the Developed World

Edited by: - Geyer, H. S. Published: Edward Elgar: Aldershot, Hants, UK. Date: 2009 Read More

International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 1: Conentious Global Issues

Published: Edward Elgar: Aldershot, Hants, UK. Date: 2007 Read More

The urban renewal programme as an area based approach to renew townships: the experience from Khayelitsha’s central business district, Cape Town

Authors: - Donaldson, R. - du Plessis, D. J. Publication: Habitat International (forthcoming) Date: 2012 Read More

The urban renewal programme as an area based approach to renew townships: the experience from Khayelitsha’s central business district, Cape Town

Authors: - Donaldson, R. - du Plessis, D. J. Publication: Habitat International (forthcoming) Date: 2012 Read More

Land quality, urban development and urban agriculture within the Cape Town urban edge

Authors: - Geyer, H. S. - Schloms, B. - du Plessis, D. J. - van Eeden, A. Publication: Town and Regional Planning, 59:43–55. Date: 2012 Read More

Future trends in the form of African Cities in 2050

Authors: - Geyer, H. S - Geyer, H. S. Jr. - du Plessis, D. J. Publication: CRUISE Working Document Date: 2012 Read More

Land quality, urban development and urban agriculture along the Western Cape garden route

Authors: - Geyer, H. S - Geyer, H. S. Jr - du Plessis, D. J. - van Eeden, A. Publication: SANPAD Working document Date: 2012 Read More

Pioneering entrepreneurship and urban transformation

Authors: - Geyer, H. S. - Nijkamp, P. Publication: Introduction to special edition of Town and Regional Planning Journal, 59: i–ii. Date: 2012 Read More

The National Capital Region of India – an emerging polycentric city region

Authors: -  Mookherjee, D. - Geyer, H. S. Publication: CRUISE Working Document Date: 2012 Read More

Urban form: An account of issues and views

Authors: - Steyn, A. - Geyer, H.S. Publication: International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 3: Issues  in the Developing World, edited by H. S. Geyer. Edward Elgar: Aldershot, Hants, UK, 62–93. Date: 2011 Read More

Recent morphological trends in metropolitan South Africa

Authors: - Geyer, H. S - Geyer, H. S. Jr - du Plessis, D. J. - van Eeden, A. Publication: CRUISE Research Report Date: 2011 Read More

‘Picking up the Pieces ’: Reconstructing the informal economic sector in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Authors: - Gumbo, T. - Geyer, H. S. Publication: Town and Regional Planning Journal, 56–67. Date: 2011 Read More

Urban growth in the national capital region of India: Testing the differential urbanization model

Authors: - Mookherjee, D. - Geyer, H. S. Publication: Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geografie, 102: 88–99. Date: 2011 Read More

Telling Stories – A history of growth management in Gauteng Province

Author: - Horn, A. Publication: European Spatial Research and Policy 17 (2). Date: 2010 Read More

Notes on spatial-structural change in urban South Africa – the 1990s

Author: - Geyer, H. S. Publication: Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis, (1) 1: 27–39. Date: 2009 Read More

The continuing urban form controversy: Toward bridging the divide

Author: - Geyer, H. S. Publication: International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 2: Issues in the Developed World, edited by H. S. Geyer. Edward Elgar: Aldershot, Hants, UK, 195–259. Date: 2009 Read More

Winds of change: controversies underlying the urban policy debate

Author: - Geyer, H. S. Publication: International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume 2: Issues in the Developed World, edited by H. S. Geyer. Edward Elgar: Aldershot, Hants, UK, 276–312. Date: 2009 Read More

Crime and urban living: conditions, theory, and policy options

Authors: - Geyer, H. S. - Portnov, B. A. Publication: International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume I: Contentious Global Issues, edited by H. S. Geyer. Edward Elgar: Aldershot, Hants, UK, 159–180. Date: 2007 Read More

‘Place’ qualities of urban space: interpretations of theory and ideology

Author: - Geyer, H. S. Publication: International Handbook of Urban Policy, Volume I: Contentious Global Issues, edited by H. S. Geyer. Edward Elgar: Aldershot, Hants, UK, 190–210. Date: 2007 Read More

The poverty trap: Bridging the diseconomies of subsistence agriculture in South Africa 2012. (Forthcoming)

Author: - Geyer, H. S. Jr. Date: 2011 Read More

On the role of the informal sector in the changing socio-economic landscape of the Cape Town metropolitan area.

Authors: - du Plessis, D. J. - Geyer, H. S. - van Eeden, A. Publication: Social Space, 1(1):1–20 Date: 2011 Read More

Reorientating pro-poor local economic development: an institutionalist approach.

Author: - Geyer, H. S. Jr. Publication: CRUISE Working Document (PDF for download to be supplied) Date: 2012 Read More

Institutonalist pro-poor development at the regional level.

Author: - Geyer, H. S. Jr. Presented: Paper presented at the SAPI Planning Africa conference, Durban. (CRUISE Working Document) (PDF for download to be supplied) Date: 17–19 September  2012 Read More

Poverty trap: national government intervention in rural agricultural systems.

Author: - Geyer, H. S. Jr. Presented: Paper presented at the SAPI Planning Africa conference, Durban. (CRUISE Working Document) (PDF for download to be supplied) Date: 17–19 September  2012 Read More

Externalised urban economies in the global periphery: Future trends and challenges in African cities.

Author: - Geyer, H. S. Jr. Publication: CRUISE Working Document (PDF for download to be supplied) Date: 2012 Read More

Population/regional studies

- Population growth and migration - Composite indices of socio-economic structure/existence level differentials - Labour force structure - Service systems and housing delivery and policy - Skills levels of population - Population studies: explanatory theory, policy development and testing - Other related spatial problems of human/societal nature For more information please contact: Read More

Urban and regional analysis and planning

- Analysis and modelling of South African and international urban form and function - Urban and regional spatial planning and management - Urban systems and networks - Urbanisation and migration - Urban economy and housing For more information please contact: Mr D du Plessis 021 808 3126 | ddp@sun.ac.za Click here to see a list of his publications. Read More

Urban studies

- SA city structure and changes - Tourism landscapes in the countryside - Crime and urban living - Monitoring tourism patterns over time - Western Cape - Small town transformations For more information please contact: Prof R Donaldson 021 808 2395 | rdonaldson@sun.ac.za Read More

Tourism

- Tourism product diversification and the tourism destination life cycle - Tourism: Protected areas and poverty reduction - Tourism resource analysis/planning/monitoring - Tourism: explanatory theory, policy development and testing - Tourism: Other related spatial analyses of human/industry integration For more information please contact: Prof SLA Ferreira 021 808 3105 | slaf@sun.ac. Read More

Environmental analysis

- Environmental management of special environments (coastal/riverine/mountains/arid areas) - Environmental problems: Noise/Air/Visual pollution - Environmental management systems development: E.g. Waste, Land care, ISO, Labeling - Environmental management of sector impacts: agriculture, forestry, mining, tourism - Environmental impact analysis/planning/monitoring - Urban ecology: analys Read More

GIS, mapping/remote sensing and land/environment

- Land cover/land use mapping and monitoring - Image segmentation technology - Remote sensing Image segmentation technology; spatial analysis/modelling - Land use evaluation and optimisation - Automated feature extraction (vegetation mapping/terrain classification) - Mapping and analysis of water resource - Climate analysis/modelling - GIS and RS system development applications - Read More

Disaster risk studies

- Urban risk and everyday hazards - Urban mobility patterns - Urban and rural livelihoods - Public health risk/disease outbreak - Disasters research - A comparative review of health challenges/disease outbreaks in East/West Africa and Southern Africa 2000-2012 - A review of the usefulness of publically available information on disasters in Africa - Hydro-meteorological disasters - Flood an Read More

Spatial analysis and modeling

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Urban and regional management

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Urban form and function

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Urban economic networks

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Urbanisation and migration

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Mphil Degree

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Urban Morphology, Management and Analysis

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Urban and Regional Systems

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Geyer, HS

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Du Plessis, D

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Geyer, HS jnr

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Horn, A

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Van Eeden, A

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Willemse, L

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The Department's of Geography and Environmental Studies' vision is to be the recognised training and research centre for Africa in the field of spatial information management in order to understand and manage geographical phenomena and processes to the advantage of the Southern African community.   Read More

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