Publications

Reports

 

BIODIVERSITY

Publications in internationally reviewed journals

1 Günster, A. (1992) Aerial seed banks of the central Namib: The distribution of serotinous plants in relation to climate and habitat. Journal of Biogeography 19:563-572.

2 Günster, A. (1993a) Does the timing and intensity of rain events affect resource allocation in serotinous desert plants? Acta Oecologia 14:153-159.

3 Günster, A. (1993b) Microhabitat differentiation of serotinous plants in the Namib Desert. Journal of Vegetation Science 4:585-590.

4 Günster, A. (1994a) Variability of life history parameters of serotinous plants in the Namib Desert. Vegetatio 114:149-160.

5 Günster, A. (1994b) Phenological niches of coexisting serotinous plants in the Namib Desert. Journal of Tropical Ecology 10:531-544.

6 Günster, A. (1994c) Seed bank dynamics - longevity, viability and predation of seeds of serotinous plants in the central Namib. Journal of Arid Environments 28:195-205.

7 Günster, A. (1995a) Grass cover distribution in the central Namib - a rapid method to assess regional and local rainfall patterns in arid regions? Journal of Arid Environments 29: 107-114.

9 Burke, A. (1995) Geigeria alata in the Namib Desert: Seed heteromorphism in and extreme arid environment. Journal of Vegetation Science 6:473-478.

10 Burke, A. (1997) The impact of large herbivores on floral composition and vegetation structure in the Naukluft Mountains, Namibia. Biodiversity and Conservation 6:1203-1217.

11 Burke, A. (1997) Is the grass always greener at some sites? - A contribution to patch dynamics in arid regions. Tropical Ecology 38: 125-127.

12 Burke, A., Jürgens, N. & Seely, M.K. (1998). Floristic affinities of an inselberg archipelago in the southern Namib Desert - relic of the past, centre of endemism or nothing special? Journal of Biogeography, 25:311-317.

13 Burke, A. (2000) Classification and ordination of plant communities of the Naukluft Mountains, Namibia. Journal of Vegetation Science 11: 53-60.

14 Burke, A. (2001a) Determinants of inselberg floras in arid Nama Karoo landscapes. Journal of Biogeography 28: 1211-1220.

16 Burke, A. (2002a) Properties of soil pockets on arid Nama Karoo inselbergs – The effect of geology and derived landform. Journal Arid Environments 50: 219-234.

17 Burke, A. (2002b) Island – matrix relationships in Nama Karoo inselberg landscapes. Part II: Are some inselbergs better sources than others? Plant Ecology 158: 41-48.

18 Burke, A. (2002c) Island – matrix relationships in Nama Karoo inselberg landscapes. Part I: Do inselbergs provide a refuge for matrix species? Plant Ecology 160: 79-90.

19 Burke, A. (2002d) Plant communities of a central Namib desert inselberg landscape. Journal of Vegetation Science 13: 483-492.

22 Burke, A. (2002f) Are Namibian inselbergs conservation islands? A floral perspective. South African Journal of Science 98: 560-562.

20 Burke, A. (2003a) The role of inselbergs in contributing to local and regional plant species richness. Biodiversity and Conservation 12: 469-486.

21 Burke, A., Esler, K., Pienaar,E. & Barnard, P. (2003) Species richness and floristic relationships between mesas and their surroundings in southern African Nama Karoo. Diversity & Distributions 9: 43-53.

23 Burke, A. (2003e) How special are Etendeka mesas? Flora and elevation gradients in an arid landscape in north-west Namibia. Journal of Arid Environments 55: 747-764.

24 Burke, A. & Mannheimer, C. (2003) Towards a density measure for assessments of arid plant populations - Examples from the southern Namib Desert. African Journal of Ecology 41: 254-256.

25 Burke, A. (2003c) The role of inselbergs in a changing world - global trends. Diversity & Distributions 9: 375-383.

26 Esler K., Laros, M.T., Jones, F.E., Burke, A., Barnard, P. (2003). Views on policy from a joint European – southern African funded project: The role of isolated mountains in the sustainable rangeland management of the Nama Karoo. Paper presented at the International Rangeland Conference, Durban, 26 July - 1 August 2003.

29 Burke, A. (2004b) From plains to inselbergs - Species in special habitats as indicators for climate change? Journal of Biogeography 31: 831-841.

30 Burke, A. (2004a) A preliminary account of patterns of endemism in Namibia' s Sperrgebiet, succulent karoo. Journal of Biogeography 31: 1613-1622.

31 Burke, A. (2004d) Range management systems in arid Namibia - what can livestock figures tell us? Journal of Arid Environments 59: 387-408.

32 Burke, A. (2004c) Conserving tropical biodiversity: the arid end of the scale. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 19: 225-226.

34 Burke, A. & Mannheimer, C. (2004b). The Sperrgebiet – a diversity hotspot of desert plants. Desert Plants 20: 19-25.

 

35 Burke, A. (2005a) Endemic plants of the arid succulent karoo in Namibia – towards hypotheses for their evolution. Ecography 28: 171-180.

 

36 Burke, A. (2005b) Biodiversity patterns in arid, variable environments – a case study of central Namib inselbergs and mountain floras. Mountain Research and Development 25 (3): 228-234.

 

37 Burke, A. (2005c) Status of succulent shrubs in the southern Namib Desert, Succulent Karroo Biome. African Journal of Ecology 43: 325-331.

38 Burke, A. (2005d) Vegetation types of mountain tops in Damaraland, Namibia. Biodiversity and Conservation 14: 1487-1506.

39 Burke, A. (2006) Savanna trees in Namibia - Factors controlling their distribution at the arid end of the spectrum. Flora 201: 189-201.

 

40 Burke, A. (2007a) Plant endemism in the central Namib Desert. Evolutionary Ecology Research 9: 283-297.

 

41 Burke, A (2008a) How sampling effort affects biodiversity measures in an arid succulent karoo biodiversity hotspot. African Journal of Ecology, in press.

 

44 Burke, A., Kyläkorpi, L., Rydgren, B. & Schneeweiss, R. (2008) Testing a Scandinavian biodiversity assessment tool in an African desert environment, Environmental Management, in press.

 

Papers in locally reviewed journals and at conferences

Günster, A. (1994d) A contribution to the algal phytogeography of the southern African west coast - a case study at Elizabeth Bay, Namibia. Dinteria 24:29-37.

Günster, A. (1994e) Retaining seeds - a winning or a losing battle. Veld & Flora 80:113.

Günster, A. (1995b) The multiseasonal desert plant Codon royenii. Cimbebasia 14:23-30.

Burke, A. (1997) Vegetationskundliche Studien in Namibia. Arbeitsberichte der Landschaftsökologie, Universität Münster.

Burke, A. (2000) Living diamonds – contributing to restoration of southern Namib flora. Veld & Flora, December 2000: 180-181.

Burke, A. & Strohbach, B. (2000) Review: Vegetation studies in Namibia. Dinteria 26: 1-24.

Burke, A. (2000) Plant diversity of a man-made wetland – The Olushandja Dam in north central Namibia. Dinteria 26: 25-44.

Burke, A. (2002e) Present vegetation of the Kavango Region. Journal of the Namibia Scientific Society 50: 133-145.

Burke, A. (2003b) Floristic relationships between inselbergs and mountain habitats in the central Namib. Dinteria 28: 19-38.

Burke, A. (2003d) Vegetation types of the Brukkaros Mountain - A hide-out for some winter-rain related species and range resources? Journal of the Namibia Scientific Society 51: 97-113.

Burke, A. & Mannheimer, C. (2004) Plant species of the Sperrgebiet (Diamond Area 1). Dinteria 29: 79-109.

 

Burke, A., Cooper, T. & Noli, D. (2004) Spatial and temporal patterns of rain in the Sperrgebiet, south-west Namibia. Journal of the Namibia Scientific Society 52: 117-122.

 

Burke, A. (2008c) The vegetation of the Spitzkoppe area – 2115CC. Dinteria 30: 41-91. 

 

Burke, A. & Wittneben, M. (2008). The vegetation of the Auas Mountains. Dinteria 30: 41-91.

 

 

Contributions to books

Günster, A., Hadley, N.F., Mitchell, D., Nobel, P.S. & Seely, M. (1994) Form and function. Deserts - The illustrated Library of the Earth, Weldon Owen Publ., Sydney. pp. 66-79.

Jürgens, N., Burke, A., Seely, M. & Jacobsen, K. (1997) Desert. In: Cowling & Richardson (eds.), Vegetation of Southern Africa, Cambridge University Press, pp. 189-214.

Jürgens, N. & Burke, A. (2000) The arid scenario: Inselbergs in the Namib desert are rich oases in a poor matrix (Namibia and South Africa). In: Porembski, S. & Barthlott W. (eds.), Vegetation of Inselbergs, Ecological Studies, Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 237-258.

Henschel, J., Burke, A. & Seely, M.K. (2005) Temporal and spatial variability of grass productivity in the central Namib Desert. African Study Monographs, Suppl. 30: 43-56.

 

REHABILITATION

Publications in internationally reviewed journals

8 Tenbergen, B., Günster, A. & Schreiber, K-F. (1995) Harvesting runoff: the minicatchment technique - an alternative to irrigated tree plantations in semiarid regions. Ambio 24:72-76.

15 Burke, A. (2001b) Determining landscape function and ecosystem dynamics to contribute to ecological restoration in the southern Namib Desert. Ambio 30: 31-36.

27 Burke, A. (2003f) Practical measures in arid land restoration after mining- a review for the southern Namib. South African Journal of Science 99: 413-417.

28 Burke, A. (2003g) Towards implementing ecological restoration in Namibia. South African Journal of Science 99: 417-418.

33 Burke, A. & Cloete, J. (2004) Restoring tire tracks: lessons from the southern Namib. Ecological Restoration 22: 269-274.

 

42 Burke, A. (2008b) The effect of topsoil treatment on the recovery of rocky plain and outcrop plant communities in the succulent karoo. Journal of Arid Environments 72: 1531-1536.

 

43 Burke, A. (2007b) Recovery in naturally dynamic environments – A case study from the Sperrgebiet, southern African arid succulent karoo. Environmental Management 40: 635-648.

 

45 Boyce, D., Newton, R., Burke, A. & Kolberg, H. (2008) Determination of Salsola nollothensis seed germination for habitat restoration of Namibian sandy beaches. Presentation at 9th ISSS Conference for Seed Biology, 6-11 July 2008, Olsztyn, Poland.

 

 

Papers in locally reviewed journals and at conferences

Burke, A. (2005) Environmental planning and rehabilitation in the Sperrgebiet. Proceedings of the De Beers Group Enviro Conference 2005, Johannesburg 23-25 August 2005, (ed. by Watson, I. & Wickens, P.): 53-59.

 

Burke, A. (2006) Setting rehabilitation standards in a future National Park – Namdeb’s licence areas in the Sperrgebiet, Namibia. In: De Beers Family of Companies 2006, Annual Environmental Conference Proceedings, Johannesburg, 20-22 September, 397 pp. (ed. by Maree, S.): 82-90.

 

Burke, A. (2006) In the spirit of the “Post-mining Alliance”. Poster presented at the De Beers Family of Companies, Annual Environmental Conference, Johannesburg, 20-22 September 2006.

 

Burke, A. (2007) Remedy damages to the land. Paper presented at De Beers Family of Companies, Annual Environmental Conference, Gabarone, 12-14 September 2007.

 

Brunner, I. & Burke, A. (2007) Re-establishing beach hummocks. Poster presented at De Beers Family of Companies, Annual Environmental Conference Proceedings, Gabarone, 12-14 September 2007.

 

Photojournalism and educational publications

1 Günster, A. (1992). Masters of minimum moisture. Flamingo 4(34):31-33.

2 Günster, A. (1993). Dune plants. Flamingo 5 (47):16-19.

3 Günster, A. (1993). Fairy circles - What causes them? Flamingo 5(50):13-15.

4 Günster, A. (1994). Plants from the ocean. Flamingo 6(58):39-40.

5 Günster, A. (1994). Namib Desert plants - survival strategies. Rössing Magazine, April 1994:12-17.

6 Günster, A. (1994). Fatal attraction: Plant-insect interactions can be beneficial or detrimental for plant, insect or man. Flamingo, October 1994:24-29.

7 Günster, A. (1994). Namib fairy tales. Getaway, December 1994.

8 Günster, A. (1995). Between land and sea: Fauna and flora of the Namibian coastline. Rössing Magazine, May 1995:6-12.

9 Günster, A. (1995). Journey through time. Flamingo, September 1995:8-11.

10 Burke, A. (1996). The mountain of fountains. Flamingo, February 1996:39-41.

11 Burke, A. (1996). Plant lore - Plants are manufactured into a variety of products. Flamingo, June 1996:40-43.

12 Burke, A. (1996). Midday flowers. Flamingo July 1996:36-38.

13 Burke, A. (1996). Threatened or threatening - Lilies in Namibia. Flamingo August 1996:24-26.

14 Burke, A. (1996). Conserving biodiversity at all levels. Flamingo September 1996: 36-39.

15 Burke, A. (1996). Wealth of the veld. Flamingo November 1996: 18-24.

16 Burke, A. (1996). Where are all the forests gone? Flamingo December 1996: 28-35.

17 Burke, A. (1997). Cultivating veld fruits. Flamingo October 1997: 15-22.

18 Burke, A. & Burke, J. (1996). Mountains between desert and escarpment. Flamingo, May 1996:28-32.

19 Günster, A., Maggs, G. & Kolberg,H. (1994). Conserving wild crops. Flamingo 6:30-31.

20 Burke, A., D. Du Toit, A. Karita & T. Sguazzin (1995). Let's look at seaweeds. Enviroteach Resource Material for Teachers. Typoprint, Windhoek, 55 pp.

21 Günster, A. & Burke, J. (1995). Damaraland. Flamingo, July 1995:49-53.

22 Günster, A. & Burke, J. (1995). Nature walk in the Namib-Naukluft Park. Flamingo, September 1995:36-39.

23 Du Toit, D., Sguazzin, T. & Günster, A. (1995). Our growing wealth. Enviroteach, Resource Material for Teachers. Typoprint, Windhoek, 88 pp.

24 Sguazzin, T. & Burke, A. (1996). Let's look at grasses. Typoprint, Windhoek, 81 pp.

25 Burke, A. & Burke, J. (1998). Across the sea to Ireland. Flamingo, January 1998.

26 Burke, A. (1998). The parched paradise – the enigmatic Diamond Area 1. Flamingo, April 1998: 35-41.

27 Burke, A. (1999). Islands of diversity. Flamingo, January 1999:30-32.

28 Burke, A. (1999). Water is life – our permanent wetlands. Flamingo February 1999:12-14.

29 Burke, A. (1999). Water is life – if only for a short time. Flamingo March 1999:19-23.

30 Burke, A. (1999). Sting in the tail – The Skorpion Zinc Mine in the southern Namib Desert – a case study for environmental management? African Wildlife 53(2):28-29.

31 Burke, A. (1999). Namibia’s Karoo. Flamingo, July 1999:29-34.

32 Burke, A. (1999). Food for thought - growing crops in Namibia. Flamingo, August 1999: 17-19.

33 Burke, A. (1999). The wondrous Welwitschia. Flamingo, November 1999: 8-10.

34 Burke, A. (1999). Conservation of biodiversity in practice. AgriViews 2(4): 8-9.

35 Burke A. (2000). Mining and the environment. EWI Namdeb 1/2000: 20-23.

36 Burke, A. (2000). Restoration ecology in Namibia. Flamingo, March 2000: 35-40.

37 Burke, A. & Burke, J. (2000). Cleared for take off. Flamingo, June 2000: 19-21.

38 Burke, A. & Burke, J. (2000). Cleared to land. Flamingo, July 2000: 27-30.

39 Burke, A. (2001). The Brukkaros Mountain springs to live. Flamingo, May 2001: 37-40.

40 Burke, A. (2001). The Sperrgebiet – a tribute to wind and wide open spaces. Flamingo July 2001: 40-45.

41 Burke, A. (2001). Source and retreat – Namibian inselbergs in the spotlight. ROAN News August 2001: 4-8.

42 Burke, A. & Mannheimer, C. (2001). Flower power in the Sperrgebiet. ROAN News, December 2001: 11-13.

43 Burke, A. (2002). Treading softly in a biodiversity hotspot. IAIA South Africa newsletter, April 2002: 8.

44 Burke, A. & Barnard, P. (2002). The Sperrgebiet – Namibia’s gem. Press release for World Biodiversity Day, 22 May 2002.

45 Burke, A. & Burke, J. (2002). Practical tips for environmentally friendly camping. http//:www.enviro-science.info/

46 Burke, A. (2002). A walk at Hohenfels. EWI Namdeb.

47 Burke, A. & Mannheimer, C. (2002). In quest of new plant species and data in the Sperrgebiet, and what to make of it. EWI Namdeb.

48 Burke, A. & Mannheimer, C. (2002). Helping to minimise impacts on the Namibian flora - Online guide for plant relocation. Southern Namib Restoration Ecology Project. (http://www.enviro-science.info/)

49 Esler, K.J., Jones, F.E., Burke, A., Samways, M., Barnard, P., Gilbert, F. & Wissel, C. (2002) Guidelines for sustainable rangeland management: recommendations on ecological restoration of rangelands in the semi-arid Nama Karoo biome. Magenta Media, Cape Town, 36 pp.

50 Burke, A. (2003) The southern Namib Ecology project revived. Roan News 2003, Issue 1: 25-26.

51 Burke, A. (2003) Wild flowers of the southern Namib. Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, 88 pp.

52 Burke, A. (2003) Pflanzenführer für die südliche Namib. Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, 88 pp.

53 Burke, A. (2003) Wild flowers of the central Namib. Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, 111 pp.

54 Burke, A. (2004) Pflanzenführer für die zentrale Namib. Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, 111 pp.

55 Burke, A. (2004) Taking track rehabilitation one step further. African Wildlife 58 (3): 18-19.

 

56 Burke, A. (2004) Looking after biodiversity will pay off well in the long-term. Press release for World Biodiversity Day, 22 May 2004.

 

57 Burke, A. (2004) Living diamonds – the Sperrgebiet’s natural riches. Conservation and the Environment in Namibia 2004/5: 22-23.

 

58 Burke, A. (2004) Tracks in the desert are a big problem. Conservation and the Environment in Namibia 2004/5: 24.

 

59 Burke, A. (2004) A burning issue. Conservation and the Environment in Namibia 2004/5: 36-37.

 

60 Burke, A. (2004) A puzzling volcano called Brukkaros. Flamingo, October 2004: 31-33.

 

61 Burke, A. (2004) A hot debate – fuelling the fire controversy. Flamingo, July 2004: 38-39.

 

62 Burke, A. (2004) The Naukluft massif – a fascinating mountain retreat. Flamingo, November 2004: 28-31.

 

63 Burke, A. (2005) Long live the fairies. Flamingo, January 2005: 44-45.

 

64 Burke, A.  (2005) The extraordinary plant diversity of the Namib. Flamingo, February 2005: 26-29.

 

65 Burke, A. (2005) The Spitzkoppe magic. Flamingo, April 2005: 33-35.

 

66 Burke, A. (2005) Counting Namibia’s living diamonds. Flamingo, May 2005: 40-41.

 

67 Burke, A. (2005) Wild flowers of the northern Namib. Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, 112 pp.

 

68 Burke, A. (2005) Pflanzenführer für die nördliche Namib. Namibia Scientific Society, 112 pp.

 

69 Burke, A. (2005) Best practice guidelines for minimising impacts on the flora of the southern Namib. EnviroScience and Namibia Nature Foundation, Windhoek, 52 pp.

 

70 Burke, A. (2005) A biodiversity treasure trove at Windhoek’s doorstep. Flamingo, June 2005: 42-45.

 

71 Burke, A. (2005) Wild flowers of the Namib. Roan News, May 2005: 1-3.

 

72 Burke, A. (2005) The Namib’s secret. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 29 July 2005: 7-9.

 

73 Burke, A. (2005) Why should we care about plants? Sperrgebiet Gazette, 12 August 2005: 5.

 

74 Burke, A. (2005) Cape Town’s Table Mountain. Flamingo, August 2005: 26-29.

 

75 Burke, A. (2005) Managing the environment  - Part 1. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 19 August 2005: 7.

 

76 Burke, A. (2005) Managing the Environment – Part 2. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 2 September 2005: 7.

 

77 Burke, A. (2005) Managing the Environment – Part 3. Sperrgebiet Gazette. October 2005: 7.

 

78 Burke, A. (2006) Why plants of the northern Namib are special. Flamingo, February 2006: 28-31.

 

79 Burke, A. (2006) What’s going on at Skilpad? Sperrgebiet Gazette, 17 February 2006: 3.

 

80 Burke, A. (2006) Rehabilitation is sustainable development. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 24 February 2006: 7.

 

81 Burke, A. (2006) In quest of biodiversity hotspots. Flamingo, May 2006: 32-33.

 

82 Burke, A. (2006) Tackling Namdeb’s legacy – rehabilitation along the Orange River. Sperrgebiet Gazette 14 July: 7.

 

83 Burke, A. (2006) Banking seeds for the next millennium. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 27 October: 7.

 

84 Burke, A. (2006) The Sperrgebiet – Managing its Biodiversity. EnviroScience and Namibia Nature Foundation, Oranjemund and Windhoek, 100 pp.

 

85 Burke, A. (2007) Banking seeds for Namdeb. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 25 January 2007: 4.

 

86 Burke, A. (2007) Wild flowers of the central highlands. Namibia Scientific Society, Windhoek, 120 pp.

 

87 Burke, A. (2007) Namdeb contributes to awareness for biodiversity conservation. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 19 April 2007: 3.

 

88 Burke, A. (2007) Looking ahead – developing appropriate rehabilitation methods for Sendelingsdrif. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 24 May 2007: 6.

 

89 Burke, A. (2007) Not everything us “aus” at Aus. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 21 June 2007: 6.

 

90 Burke, A. (2007) Save the beach hummocks. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 19 July 2007: 11.

 

91 Burke, A. (2007) Setting a framework for mine closure. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 13 September 2007: 7.

 

92 Burke, A. (2007) Saving the beach hummocks. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 27 September 2007: 7.

 

93 Burke, A. (2007) Eleven steps to rehabilitation in the Succulent Karoo and Namib Desert. EnviroScience and Namibia Nature Foundation, Oranjemund and Windhoek, 24 pp.

 

94 Burke, A. (2008) Putting Aus on the map. Travel News Namibia, February/March 2008: 19.

 

95 Burke, A. (2007) Preparing the North-bank road for a future beyond mining. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 29 October 2007: 7.

 

96 Burke, A. (2008) Come and see what we can do! Sperrgebiet Gazette, 17 April 2008: 7.

 

97 Burke, A. (2008) Managing Namibia’s environment. Roan News, March 2008: 11-12.

 

98 Burke, A. (2008) Development and rehabilitation going hand-in-hand. Sperrgebiet Gazette, 14 August 2008: 7.

 

99 Burke, A. (2008) Coastal plants of the Namib. In: Namib - secrets of a desert uncovered (ed. by Mary Seely & John Pallet), pp.50-55. Venture publications, Windhoek.

 

100 Burke, A. (2008) Naukluft mountain flora – where three ecological regions meet. In: Namib - secrets of a desert uncovered (ed. by Mary Seely & John Pallet), pp. 96-101. Venture publications, Windhoek.

 

101 Burke, A. (2008) The Ais/Huns Mountains-Richtersveld Transfrontier Conservation area and Sperrgebiet: Spotlight on a global biodiversity hotspot. In: Namib - secrets of a desert uncovered (ed. by Mary Seely & John Pallet), pp.176-181. Venture publications, Windhoek.

 

102 Burke, A. (2008).Managing Namdeb’s footprint. Sandpaper 13, December 2008: 26-27.

 

103 Burke, A. (2008) Rehabilitation planning guidelines. De Beers Family of Companies, Johannesburg, 20 pp.

 

104 Burke, A. (2009) A recipe for biodiversity. ROAN News, April 2009: 8-10.

 

 

 

Reports

106 Burke A. (2009) Biotope assessment for Rössing’s licence area south of the Khan River. Rossing Uranium and AURECON, Swakopmund.

 

105 Burke, A. (2009) Biotope assessment for Areva Resources Namibia’s Trekkopje Mine in the central Namib Desert. Areva Resources Namibia, Swakopmund. 

 

104 Burke, A. (2009) Ximenia survey in West Caprivi. IRDNC, Windhoek.

 

103 Burke, A. (2008) Rehabilitation monitoring programme. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

 

102 Burke, A. (2007) Rehabilitation plan for Namdeb’s licence areas. October 2007, Namdeb, Oranjemund.

 

101 Burke, A. (2007) Scope of work contractor’s rehabilitation: Douglas Bay licence area, Elizabeth Bay – Grosse Bucht and Elizabeth Bay – Bogenfels. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

 

100 Burke, A. (2007) Rössing’s Biodiversity Strategy. Phase 4. Biotope mapping for the Rössing Uranium Mine expansion project in the eastern accessory works area. Report for Rössing Uranium, Swakopmund.

 

99 Burke, A. (2007) Rössing’s Biodiversity Strategy. Phase 3. Biotope assessment. Report for Rössing Uranium, Swakopmund.

 

98 Burke, A. (2007) Final environmental audit for MR 118 Section B. VKE and Roads Authority, Windhoek.

 

97 Burke, A. (2006) Rehabilitation pilot study at Skilpadberg. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

 

96 Burke, A. (2006) Proposed advisory and management fora for the Sperrgebiet National Park. Discussion document. SKEP Namibia, Windhoek.

 

95 Burke, A. & Olivier, F. (2005) Environmental guidelines for waste disposal for scrap removal in Mining Area 1. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

 

94 Burke, A. (2005) Rössing’s Biodiversity Strategy. Phase 2. Biotope mapping, reconstruction of the pre-mining situation and assessment of biodiversity value. Report for Rössing Uranium, Swakopmund.

 

93 Burke, A. (2005) Land use plan for Namdeb’s licence areas. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

 

92 Burke, A. (2005) Interim environmental audit MR 118 Section A (Rosh Pinah – Grens). VKE and Roads Authority, Windhoek.

 

91 Burke, A. (2005) Work plan for SKEP Namibia Project management: implementation programme, support to MET, small grants programme and best practice guides. SKEP Namibia, Windhoek.

 

90 EnviroScience (2005) Amendment to pocket beach areas environmental impact assessment and environmental management plan. Namdeb.

 

89 Burke, A. & Kylakorpi, L. (2004) Rössing’s Biodiversity Strategy. Phase 1. Review of biodiversity planning information and mapping sources and first steps to apply the biotope method. Report for Rössing Uranium, Swakopmund.

 

88 Burke, A. (2004) Juttadinteria albata – Global red list assessment. Report for Namdeb, Oranjemund.

 

87 EnviroScience (2004) Environmental Management Plan for Namib Coast Biodiversity Conservation and Management (NACOMA) project. World Bank and Erongo Regional Council.

 

86 EnviroScience (2004) Environmental Assessment and Management Plan for Okawe horticulture project in Oranjemund. Oranjemund Spar, Oranjemund.

 

85 EnviroScience (2004) Factors determining the distribution of selected tree species in Namibia. Report for RAISON, Windhoek.

 

84 EnviroScience (2004) Environmental Impact Assessment for Sonnberg extended mining programme. Sonnberg Diamonds, Luderitz & London.

 

83 EnviroScience (2004) Rehabilitation and conservation measures for quarrying operations on the farm Elisenheim in the Klein Windhoek River. EnviroSolutions and Barloworld, Windhoek.

82 EnviroScience (2004) Environmental Impact Assessment for the Multi-Media Communication Backbone. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

81 EnviroScience (2003) Orange River Mines – Rehabilitation and closure framework. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

80 EnviroScience (2003) Vegetation specialist study for Lower Orange River Management Study. Namibian Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development and South African Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Windhoek and Cape Town.

79 EnviroScience (2003) Amendment to pocket beaches environmental impact assessment. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

78 Burke, A (2003) Ecological field characterisation of proposed new tailings area at Rössing Mine and review of ecological baselines. SIAPAC and Rössing Mine, Swakopmund.

 

77 Burke, A. (2003) Environmental baselines and Environmental Management Programme for Gobabis exploration. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

 

76 EnviroScience (2003) Vegetation specialist study for the Lower Orange River Management Study (LORMS). LOR Consultants for Namibian ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development and South African Department of Water and Forestry, Windhoek and Pretoria.

 

75 EnviroScience (2003) Environmental baselines and environmental management programme for Gobabis exploration. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

74 EnviroScience (2003) Botanical specialist study for Spitzkoppe lodge environmental assessment and Area Management Plan. Eco-plan and NACOBTA, Windhoek.

73 EnviroScience (2003) Flora specialist study for Wet-Overburden Mining System in mining Area 1 Licence Area. Anchor, Pisces and Namdeb, Oranjemund.

72 EnviroScience (2003) Elizabeth Bay Mine Extension Project. Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan. Namdeb, Luderitz.

71 EnviroScience (2003) Oranjemund Town Extension - Environmental Review and Environmental Management Programme Report. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

70 EnviroScience (2003) Environmental review of DPE sampling programme. Namdeb/Diaz Point Exploration, Luderitz.

69 Burke, A. (2002) Sperrgebiet Conservation Planning – Implementation strategy. Conservation International, New York.

 

68 Burke, A. (2002) Sperrgebiet Conservation Planning – Stakeholder assessment report. Conservation International, New York.

 

67 Burke, A. (2002) Sperrgebiet Conservation Planning – Research needs assessment. Conservation International, New York.

 

66 Burke, A. (2002) Sperrgebiet Conservation Planning – National implementation workshop. Conservation International, New York.

 

65 Burke, A. (2002) Restoration research framework for Namde's licence areas - Combining science with the real world. Report for Namdeb.

64 EnviroScience (2002) Sendelingsdrif additional environmental baselines. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

63 Burke, A. & Mannheimer, C. (2002) Preservation plan for Juttadinteria albata. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

62 Burke, A. (2002) Review of preliminary site description of Strategic Forests. Directorate of Forestry, Windhoek.

61 EnviroScience (2002) Environmental review for Daberas mine new slimes dam. Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Programme Report. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

60 EnviroScience (2002) Environmental review of new road at Prinzenbucht, Diamond Area 1. Diaz Point Exploration, Luderitz.

59 EnviroScience (2002) Terrestrial baseline report for Kudu gas compined cycle power station in Oranjemund. Centre for Marine Studies and Shell, Cape Town.

58 EnviroScience (2002) Flora specialist study for proposed Tschudi Mine. WSP Wamsley and Ongopolo Mining, Johannesburg.

57 EnviroScience and African Environmental Solutions (2002) Pocket beach areas. Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Programme. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

56 EnviroScience (2002) Main road 118: Aus - Rosh Pinah. Environmental review of borrow pits. VKE and Roads Authority, Windhoek.

55 EnviroScience (2002) Multi-media communications backbone Oranjemund to Daberas. Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

54 Burke, A., Kilburn-Louw, M. & Yates, M. (2002) Motivation for a long-term monitoring programme that determines the effect of SO2 and dust on the indigenous vegetation at Skorpion Zinc Project, Namibia. Skorpion Zinc Project, Rosh Pinah.

53 EnviroScience (2002) Oranjemund airport, new runway and DebMarine logistics base. Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

52 EnviroScience and African Environmental Solutions (2001) Chameis pocket beach areas Environmental Impact Assessment and Management Plan. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

51 EnviroScience (2001) Botanical Specialist study for Rosh Pinah Landfill selection study. WSP Walmsley and Roshkor, Rosh Pinah.

50 EnviroScience (2001) Floral Specialist Study for Tses Water Supply Project. NamWater, Windhoek.

49 EnviroScience (2001) Hohenfels recreational area - Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Programme Report. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

48 EnviroScience (2001) Environmental Impact Assessment for Multi-gain wireless tower at Swartkop. Telecom Namibia, Windhoek.

47 EnviroScience (2001) Environmental Impact Assessment for MTC Base transmitter station at Rosh Pinah. Mobile Telecommunications Namibia, Windhoek.

46 EnviroScience (2001) Environmental Assessment of Aussenkehr Bulk Water Supply Scheme. Windhoek Consulting Engineers and NamWater, Windhoek.

45 EnviroScience (2001) Environmental Management Plan for the Oranjemund Link Road Feasibility Study. Roads Authority, Windhoek.

44 African Environmental Solutions and EnviroScience (2001) Orange River Mines Rehabilitation Framework. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

43 EnviroScience (2001) Environmental guidelines for borrow pits along the Swartkops – Arriesdrift section of Namdeb’s private road to Oranjemund. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

42 Burke, A., du Plessis & Strohbach, B. (2001) Vegetation types in Namibia. Supplementary data to Environmental Atlas of Namibia, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek.

41 EnviroScience (2000) Environmental Management and control in road construction and maintenance. Training manual for road supervisors. Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications, Windhoek.

40 EnviroScience (2000) Baseline survey and preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment for diamond sampling programme of pocket beaches near Bogenfels, Diamond Area 1. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

39 Burke, A., du Plessis. W., Strohbach, B. (2000) A synthesised vegetation map for Namibia. Report to Environmental Atlas Project, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek.

38 EnviroScience (2000) Power lines in southern Namibia. Illustrated guide for project planning, construction and operation. NamPower, Windhoek.

37 EnviroScience (2000) Botanical specialist study for the kV220 WindhoekWalvis Bay power line. Walmsley Environmental Consultants and NamPower, Windhoek.

36 Burke, A. & Dauth, H. (2000) Skorpion Zinc propagation trials - Final results. EnviroScience and National Botanical Research Institute, Windhoek.

35 Sweet, J. & Burke, A. (2000) Review of pasture resources in Namibia. FAO country profile FAO, Rome. www.fao.org/WAICENT/FAOINFO/AGRICULT/AGP/AGPC/doc/Counprof/namibia.htm

34 EnviroScience (1999) Environmental Impact Assessment for the Oranjemund Link Road Feasibility Study. Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, Windhoek.

33 EnviroScience (1999) Floral specialist study for Oranjemund Link Road. Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications, Windhoek.

32 EnviroScience (1999) Floral specialist study for 400 kV power line from Kokerboom to Oranjemund, Namibia. Walmsley Environmental Consultants and NamPower, Windhoek.

31 EnviroScience and National Botanical Research Institute (1999) Reconnaissance for relocation of plants species from the Daberas mine area. Report for Namdeb, Oranjemund.

30 EnviroScience (1999) Additional botanical specialist studies for Skorpion Zinc Project. Walmsley Environmental Consultants and Reunion Mining, Johannesburg.

29 EnviroScience (1999) Vegetation of Kavango. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Environmental Profiles Programme, Windhoek.

28 EnviroScience (1999) Review of Forest Biodiversity in Namibia. I Review. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Biodiversity Programme, Windhoek.

27 EnviroScience (1999) Forest biodiversity in Namibia. II Strategic logframe. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Biodiversity Prorgamme, Windhoek.

26 EnviroScience (1999) Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment for the feasibility study of the northern railway extension for Namibia. Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, Windhoek.

25 EnviroScience (1999) Forest conservation within the protected areas network system of Namibia. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Directorate of Forestry, Windhoek.

24 EnviroScience (1999) Environmental Impact Assessment for gravel and sand quarrying in the Kleinwindhoek River. Namibia Resource Consultants and Precast Industries, Windhoek.

23 Burke, A. & Dauth, H. (1999) Skorpion zinc propagation trials - preliminary results. EnviroScience and National Botanical Research Institute, Windhoek.

22 EnviroScience (1998) Environmental Specialist Study for Lüderitz Port Development. CSIR and NamPort, Walvisbay.

21 EnviroScience (1998) Botanical Specialist Study for Kudu gas power plant feasibility study. Walmsley Environmental Consultants and NamPower, Windhoek.

20 EnviroScience (1998) Open cast diamond mining of Proto Orange river deposits at Daberas, Namibia. Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

19 Sweet, J. & Burke, A. (1998) A manual for resource survey and mapping in Nolidep pilot communities. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, Windhoek.

18 EnviroScience (1998) Vegetation resources of Nolidep pilot communities – Etanga and Orangoto, Kunene Region. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, Windhoek.

17 EnviroScience (1998) Vegetation resources of Nolidep pilot communities - North Central. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, Windhoek.

16 EnviroScience (1998) Vegetation resources of Nolidep pilot communities - Kavango Region. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, Windhoek.

15 Burke, A. (1997) Baseline studies and Initial Environmental Impact Assessment for diamond mining of pocket beaches, Diamond Area 1. Report for Namdeb, EnviroScience, Windhoek.

14 Burke, A. (1997) Coastal vegetation between Chameis and Baker’s Bay, Sperrgebiet. Report for Namdeb, EnviroScience, Windhoek.

13 EnviroScience (1997) Open cast diamond mining of Proto Orange River deposits at Sendelingsdrif, Namibia – Environmental Impact Assessment for sampling and preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment for mining. Namdeb, Oranjemund.

12 EnviroScience (1997) Vegetation at Skorpion Mine. Walmsley Environmental Consultants and Reunion Mining, Johannesburg.

11 EnviroScience (1997) Vegetation at Haib Copper Mine, Karas region. Parkman Namibia, Windhoek.

10 EnviroScience and Curtis Consulting (1997) Environmental Impact Assessment for reconnaissance drilling in the Engo Valley, Skeleton Coast Park. NAMCOR, Windhoek.

9 EnviroScience (1997) Ecological baseline and Preliminary Management Plan for Avis Dam area, Windhoek. Windhoek Municipality and Greenspace, Windhoek.

8 Burke, A. and Hines, C. (1997) Pilot study of rangeland resource assessments in Caprivi and North Central. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, Windhoek.

7 EnviroScience (1996) Botanical Specialist Study for Environmental Impact Assessment Rundu-Grootfontein pipeline. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, Department of Water Affairs, Windhoek.

6 EnviroScience (1996) Ecological Baseline Study for Klein Windhoek Valley project. Windhoek Municipality, Windhoek.

5 Burke, A. (1997) Biodiversity measurements within the National Forest Inventory Project. Phase II: Data analysis. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek.

4 Burke, A., Juola, V. & Korhanen, K.T. (1996) Field instructions for Western Bushmanland. Manual for National Forest Inventory Project, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek.

3 EnviroScience (1995) Assessment of remedial measures: Ogongo-Oshakati water supply project. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development

2 Burke, A. (1995) Olushandja ecological baseline study, ecological implications of the Calueque-Olushandja water supply scheme and recommendations to mitigate adverse effects. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, Windhoek.

1 Burke, A. (1995) Aquatic and wetland plants associated with the Olushandja Dam. Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, Windhoek.

 

 

Contributions to other studies

Burke, A. (2006) Management units, zonations, studies and reports. Management Plan for the Sperrgebiet National Park. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek.

 

Windhoek Consulting Engineers (2004) Environmental impacts on alternative water supply options to the central area of Namibia. Namwater, Windhoek.

 

CSIR (2004) Greenhouse gas emission factors in Namibia. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek.

 

EcoAfrica (2004) Application for World Heritage Site status for the Richtersveld, South Africa. Cape Town.

 

Environmental Evaluation Unit (2004) Alexkor: Rehabilitation options for land disturbed by mining. Legal Resources Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.

 

Kasparek, M., Hoffmann, R., Gettkant, A. & Burke, A. (2003) GTZ review of NAPCOD and Namibian National Biodiversity Programme. Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit.

EnviroScience (2001) Monitoring the effect of dust and SO2 on plants – contribution to Skorpion EMP. WSP Walmsley and Skorpion Zinc Project, Johannesburg.

EnviroScience(2001) Environmental specialist for Rural Water Supply Master Plan of Kunene region. Windhoek Consulting Engineers and Directorate of Rural Water Supply.

EnviroScience (2000) Environmental specialists for Rural Water Supply Master Plan of Caprivi region. Windhoek Consulting Engineers and Directorate of Rural Water Supply.

EnviroScience (1996) Environmental Specialist Study for Sossusvlei transport study. Windhoek Consulting Engineers and Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek.

Mendelsohn, J. & Burke, A. (1996) A pilot study on the capability and sustainability of upgrading clusters of schools in the Rundu Region. GTZ basic education project, Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit.