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Access to EKZNW long term data sets and previous research.
Researchers working in Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife (EKZNW) protected areas will have unparalleled access to species inventories and long term monitoring data, including long term vegetation monitoring, fire and climatic records.
Researchers will also be able to review previous research projects and publications, thus aiding development of research proposals, testing hypotheses and analyzing information about the protected areas.
- Details of all current and completed registered research projects and findings of completed projects are available.
- Comprehensive bibliographies of all research publications, reports, theses etc. are available for some areas.
- Many important documents relating to the history of conservation decisions in KZN are available in the EKZNW library at Head Office (Queen Elizabeth Park, Pietermaritzburg). The library also has a comprehensive collection of text books relevant to nature conservation, copies of completed theses, and subscriptions to many relevant journals.
- Extensive GIS data sets are available for most protected areas, and this information is summarized in a geospatial metadatabase