FRESHWATER RESEARCH CENTRE 
      
       SPECIALISTS IN AQUATIC RESEARCH AND TRAINING

Scientific publications

Malan, H.L. and Day, J.A. (in press.) Water quality and wetlands: defining Ecological Categories and links with land-use. Final report for WRC project K5/1921 Establishing ranges of water quality variables in wetlands and their relationship to land-use and ecosystem response: towards refining the ecological reserve.  Water Research Commission, Pretoria.

Rountree, M.W., Malan, H. and Weston, B. (Editors) 2012. Manual for the Rapid Ecological Reserve Determination of inland wetlands (Version 2.0). Joint Department of Water Affairs/Water Research Commission study. Pretoria.

Malan, H.L., Mesjasz-Przybylowicz, J., Przybylowicz. W.J. Farrant, J.M and Linder, PW. (2011) Distribution patterns of the metal pollutants Cd and Ni in soybean seeds. Nucl. Instr. Meth.B (2011) doi: 10.1016/j.nimb.2011.07.064.

Day, E. and Malan, H. (2010). Tools and metrics for assessment of wetland environmental condition and socio-economic importance: handbook to the WHI research programme.  Report 1: Wetland Health and Importance Research Programme. Malan, H. (Ed.). WRC TT 433/09. Water Research Commission. Pretoria, South Africa.

Malan, H.L., Appleton, C.C. Day, J.A. and Dini J. (2009) Wetlands and invertebrate disease hosts: are we asking for trouble? Review article, Water SA 35: (5) 753-767.

Malan, H.L. (2007) Investigation into the allelopathic potential of alien trees. Section 7 of The nature and invasion of riparian vegetation zones in the south western Cape. By Reinecke, M. K., King, J. M., Holmes, P. M., Blanchard, R. and Malan, H. L. WRC Report No. 1407/1/07.

Ewart-Smith, J., Ollis, D., Day, J. and Malan, H. (2006) National wetland inventory: Development of a wetland classification system for South Africa. WRC report: KV 174/06. Water Research Commission, Pretoria, South Africa.

Malan, H.L. and Day, J.A. (2005) Strategic overview of the research needs for wetland health and integrity. WRC Report no. KV 171/05, Water Research Commission, Pretoria.

Malan, H.L. and Day, J.A. (2005) Wetland water quality and the ecological Reserve.  WRC Report no. 1311/1/05. Water Research Commission, Pretoria.

Malan, H.L. and Day, J.A. (2005) Assessment of the trophic status of aquatic resources with particular reference to the water quality Reserve.  WRC Report no. 1311/2/05 Water Research Commission, Pretoria.

Malan, H.L., Day, J.A. and Marr, S. (2005) Assessment of wetland ecological health and socio-economic importance: an annotated bibliography. WRC Report no. KV 172/05, Pretoria.

Malan, H.L. (2004) Chapter 2:  Integration of water quality and water quantity. pp 27 – 46 in Palmer, C.G., Scherman, P-A., Muller, W.J., Rossouw, J.N, Malan, H.L. and Jooste, S.  Early development of water quality methods and approaches in ecological Reserve assessments. WRC Report no. 1108/1/04. Pretoria.

Malan, H.L. and Day, J.A. (2004) Healthy rivers, healthy people pp 52-53 in: The Enviropaedia. Eco-Logic, PP Box 452, Simonstown, Cape Town.

Source-to-Sea (2003)  Prepared for the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, South Africa by P-A Scherman, WJ Muller and H Malan. Thukela Water Project Decision Support Phase.  Reserve Determination Module Thukela System Water Quality Report.  Report No. PBV000-00-10306.

Malan, H.L. and Day, J.A. (2003) Predicting water quality and biotic response in ecological Reserve determinations. WRC Report no. TT 202/02, Pretoria.

Malan, HL and Day, JA (2003) Linking flow, water quality and potential effects on aquatic biota within the Reserve determination process. Water SA 29 (3). 297-304. 

Malan H, Bath A, Day J and Joubert A (2003) A simple flow-concentration modeling method for integrating water quality and water quantity in rivers. Water SA 29 (3) 305-312.

Malan, H.L. and Day, J.A. (2002) Development of numerical methods for predicting relationships between stream flow, water quality and biotic responses in rivers. WRC Report no. 956/1/02, Pretoria.

Malan, H.L. and Day, J.A. (2002) Linking discharge, water quality and biotic response in rivers: a literature review. WRC Report no. 956/2/02, Pretoria.

Palmer, C., Malan, H. and Day, J. (2000) Water quality. pp 195 – 206 in Environmental Flow Assessments for rivers: manual for the Building Block Methodology. King, J., Tharme, R. and de Villiers (Eds.) WRC project no. TT 31/00. Water Research Commission, Pretoria.

Malan, H.L. (2001) Integration of water quality and quantity (water quality modelling), Appendix 7: pp 7/1 – 7/33 in Palmer, G. and Rossouw, J.N. Water Quality: Olifants River Ecological Water Requirement Assessment, Dept. Water Affairs and Forestry, Report no. PB 000-00-5999. DWAF, Pretoria.

Malan, H.L. and Farrant, J.M. (1998) Effects of the metal pollutants cadmium and nickel on soybean seed development. Seed Science Research 8, 445-453.

Edited by H Malan as part of Phase II of the National Wetland Research Programme

Day, J., Day, E., Ross-Gillespie, V. and Ketley, A.  (2010). The assessment of temporary wetlands during dry conditions. Report 2: Wetland Health and Importance Research Programme. Malan, H. (Ed.). WRC TT 434/09. Water Research Commission. Pretoria, South Africa.

Bird, M. (2010) Aquatic invertebrates as indicators of human impacts in South African wetlands.  Report 3: Wetland Health and Importance Research Programme. Malan, H. (Ed.). WRC TT 435/09. Water Research Commission. Pretoria, South Africa.

Ellery, W., Grenfell, S., Grenfell, M., Jaganath, C., Malan, H. and Kotze, D. (2010). A method for assessing cumulative impacts on wetland functions at the catchment or landscape scale Report 5: Wetland Health and Importance Research Programme. Malan, H. (Ed.). WRC TT 437/09. Water Research Commission. Pretoria, South Africa.

Kotze, D. (2010). WET-SustainableUse: A system for assessing the sustainability of wetland use.  Report 6: Wetland Health and Importance Research Programme. Malan, H. (Ed.). WRC TT 438/09. Water Research Commission. Pretoria, South Africa.

Kotze, D., Malan, H., Ellery, W., Samuels, I., and Saul, L. (2010). Assessment of the environmental condition, ecosystem service provision and sustainability of use of two wetlands in the Kamiesberg uplands. Report 7: Wetland Health and Importance Research Programme. Malan, H. (Ed.). WRC TT 439/09. Water Research Commission. Pretoria, South Africa.

Turpie, J., Lannas, K., Scovronick, N. and Louw, A. (2010). Wetland valuation. Vol I: Wetland ecosystem services and their valuation: a review of current understanding and practice. Report 8: Wetland Health and Importance Research Programme. Malan, H. (Ed.). WRC TT 440/09. Water Research Commission. Pretoria, South Africa.

Turpie, J. (2010) Wetland valuation. Vol II: Wetland valuation case studies.  Report 9: Wetland Health and Importance Research Programme. Malan, H. (Ed.). WRC TT 441/09. Water Research Commission. Pretoria, South Africa.

Turpie, J. (2010). Wetland valuation. Vol III: A tool for the assessment of the livelihood value of wetlands. Report 10: Wetland Health and Importance Research Programme. Malan, H. (Ed.). WRC TT 442/09. Water Research Commission. Pretoria, South Africa.

Turpie, J. and Kleynhans, M. (2010). Wetland valuation. Vol IV: A protocol for the quantification and valuation of wetland ecosystem services.  Report 11: Wetlands Health and Importance Research Programme. Malan, H. (Ed.). WRC TT 443/09. Water Research Commission. Pretoria, South Africa.