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1996

Dissertation and project lists

Masters mini-theses

Ballance, A. 1996. Recreational use value of beaches in the Cape Peninsula. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Peter Ryan.

Emery, A. 1996. Conservation management of Damara Terns in the southern Cape. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Peter Ryan and Tony Williams.

Gatimu, L. 1996. The effects of free-ranging ostrich farming on arid rangeland in the Prince Albert district, South Africa. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Sue Milton and Richard Dean.

Katua, S. 1996. Prioritization of areas for conservation of South Africa's marine and estuarine ichthyofauna using GIS. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Jane Turpie and Lynnath Beckley.

Morgan, C. 1996. The Boulders Park African Penguin colony: a valuable ecotourism resource. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Jane Turpie, Tony Williams and Peter Ryan.

Maphasa, L. 1996. Addressing the conflict of interests of people and the African Penguin (Speniscus demersus) colony at Boulders Beach, Cape Town. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Tim Crowe.

Ndhlovu Kamweneshe, D. 1996. Application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to identify linkages in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Amanda Lombard.

Oelofse, G. 1996. Distribution and ecological correlates of dragonflies (Odonata) in South Africa. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Amanda  Lombard and Michael Samways.

Pero, L. 1996. Effects of agriculture on populations of Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris and Swainson's Spurfowl Francolinus swainsoni in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Tim Crowe and Rob Little.

Rossouw, Z. 1996. Geographic genetic variation in guineafowl (Numididae). MSc mini-thesis (Conservation Biology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Tim Crowe and Paulette Bloomer.

Zoology honours projects and essays*

Huyser, O. 1996. An ecological, genetic and histological examination of polymorphism in the sea anemone Bunodactis reynaudi. BSc Honours Project, University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Phil Hockey and Paulette Bloomer.

Huyser, O. 1996. Population changes in the lesser sheathbill at Marion Island: evidence of competition with introduced house mice. BSc Honours Project, University of Cape Town. Supervisors: John Cooper and Peter Ryan.

Mangnall, M. 1996. Roles of farm dams in the conservation of waterbird diversity in the Western Cape. BSc Honours Project, University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Shirley Butcher, Rob Little and Tim Crowe.

Marshall, H. 1996. Assessing the conservation importance of wetlands using wader life history traits. BSc Honours Project, University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Phil Hockey.

Marshall, H. 1996. Geographic variation in territorial display of the clapper lark Mirafra apiata and the role of wing clapping in sexual selection. BSc Honours Project, University of Cape Town. Supervisor: Peter Ryan.

Seymour, C. 1996. The biogeography of the amphibia of subequatorial Africa and the prioritization of areas for conservation. BSc Honours Project, University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Tim Crowe and Helen de Klerk.

*Supervised by FitzPatrick Institute staff and researchers