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Maps used in this report

The maps are grouped according to main issues in:

[Climatic and Atmospheric change] [Sustainability of Terrestrial Ecosystems] [Sustainability of Water Resources] [Sustainability of Coastal and Marine Systems] [Social dimension] [Economic dimension] [Political dimension]

Climatic and Atmospheric Change
Map
  Name
Graph Map 1: Political features of South Africa
Graph Map 2: Rainfall distribution over South Africa
Graph Map 3: Mean annual temperature of South Africa
Graph Map 4: Soils of South Africa
Graph Map 5: Simplified geology of South Africa
Graph Map 6: National Land Cover of South Africa
Graph Map 7: Biomes of South Africa
Graph Map 8: Conservation areas of South Africa
Graph Map 9: Catchments of South Africa

Sustainability of terrestrial ecosystems
Map
  Name
Graph Figure 2.2: Market for medicinal plants
Graph Figure 2.4: National Land Cover of South Africa
Graph Figure 2.10 Primary production for South Africa
Graph Figure 2.11 Maize yield estimation for South Africa
Graph Figure 2.12 Floristic hot spots

Sustainability of water resources
Map
  Name
Graph Figure 3.5: Availability of surface water per capita for South Africa
Graph Figure 3.8 Distribution of annual surface runoff
Graph Figure 3.11 Distribution of wetlands in South Africa
Graph Figure 3.12 Major rivers of South Africa
Graph Figure 3.17 Total dissolved solids concentrations
Graph Figure 3.18 Nitrate concentrations
Graph Figure 3.19 Phosphorus concentrations
Graph Figure 3.23 Hypothesised extent of wetland loss based on the extrapolation of information from isolated reports and using climatic and physiographic information
Graph Figure 3.24a Distribution of the four most important alien aquatic macrophytes in South Africa - Eichhornia crassipes
Graph Figure 3.24b Distribution of the four most important alien aquatic macrophytes in South Africa - Azolla filiculoides
Graph Figure 3.24c Distribution of the four most important alien aquatic macrophytes in South Africa - Myriophyllum aquaticum
Graph Figure 3.24d Distribution of the four most important alien aquatic macrophytes in South Africa - Salvinia molesta

Sustainability of Coastal and Marine Systems
Map
  Name
Graph Figure 4.3: Minerals extraction
Graph Figure 4.7 Population growth rate
Graph Figure 4.8 Effluent pipelines off the South African coast after Cloete (1979)

Social Dimension
Map
  Name
Graph Figure 5.3a: Population growth rate (1980-1991)
Graph Figure 5.3b Population change (1970-1991

Economic Dimension

Political dimension
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