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Vegetation Dynamics and Succession on Sand Dunes of the Eastern Coasts of Africa

  • R. A. Lubke
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 171)

This chapter is a critical analysis of natural prograding and eroding dunes and mobile dune fields providing a baseline for successional change in dune systems, and the effects of aliens and predictions made regarding the changes on the dynamics of the dune systems are described. On the basis of this research suggestions are made regarding management of dune systems.

Keywords

Sand Dune Coastal Dune Dune System Dune Slack Dune Field 
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  • R. A. Lubke
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  1. 1.Botany DepartmentRhodes UniversityGrahamstownSouth Africa

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