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The 2013–2014 vegetation structure map of Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, produced using free satellite images and software

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Vegetation mapping of protected areas is a cornerstone of conservation worldwide. Established in 1928 and covering over 1.4 million hectares, Hwange National Park (HNP) is the largest natural reserve in Zimbabwe. In 1993, the sole comprehensive map of its vegetation to date was produced and since then it has been used in numerous research and conservation endeavours. Over the last two decades, however, the park’s vegetation changed, safari areas and forest reserves were created at its edge an...

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10.4102/koedoe.v60i1.1497

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University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
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Zoology
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University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
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Zoology
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Macdonald, D
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AOSIS Publisher's website
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Koedoe Journal website
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60
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1
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Article: a1497
Publication date:
2018-09-27
Acceptance date:
2018-08-06
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2071-0771
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0075-6458
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pubs:895748
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