Publications

Sieben, E.J.J., Khubeka S.P., Sithole, S., Job, N.M. & Kotze, D.C. 2017. The classification of wetlands: integration of top-down and bottom-up approaches and their significance for ecosystem service determination. Wetland Ecology and Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11273-017-9585-4.

Sieben, E.J.J., Kotze, D.C., Job, N.M. & Muasya, A.M., 2017. The sclerophyllous wetlands on quartzite substrates in South Africa: Floristic description, classification and explanatory environmental factors. South African Journal of Botany 113: 54-61.

Sieben, E.J.J., Collins, N.B., Kotze, D.C., Mofutsanyana, S.S. & Janks, M., 2017. Temperate grassy wetlands of South Africa: Description, classification and explanatory environmental factors. South African Journal of Botany 113: 68-76

Sieben, E.J.J., Glen, R.P. & Muasya, A.M., 2017. The wetland flora of South Africa: occurrence patterns, frequency and dominance across a diverse landscape. Aquatic Botany 138, DOI: 10.1016/j.aquabot.2017.03.003

Sieben, E.J.J. & Le Roux, P.C. 2017. Functional traits, spatial patterns and species associations: what is their combined role in the assembly of wetland plant communities ? Plant Ecology 218: 433-445.

Sieben, E.J.J., Collins, N.B., Mtshali, H. & Venter, C.E. 2016. The vegetation of inland wetlands with salt-tolerant vegetation in South Africa: description, classification and explanatory environmental factors. South African Journal of Botany 104: 199-207.

Sieben, E.J.J., Collins, N.B., Corry, F.T.J., Kotze, D.C., Job, N., Muasya, A.M., Venter, C.E., Mtshali, H., Zondo, S.A., Janks, M. & Pretorius, L. 2016. The vegetation of grass lawn wetlands of floodplains and pans in semi-arid regions of South Africa: description, classification and explanatory environmental factors. South African Journal of Botany 104: 215-224.

Sieben, E.J.J., Nyambeni, T., Mtshali, H., Corry, F.T.J., Venter, C.E., MacKenzie, D.R., Matela T.E., Pretorius, L. & Kotze, D.C. 2016. The herbaceous vegetation of subtropical freshwater wetlands in South Africa: classification, description and explanatory environmental factors. South African Journal of Botany 104: 158-166.

Ollis, D.J., Ewart-Smith, J.L., Day, J.A., Job, N.M., Macfarlane, D.M., Snaddon, C.D., Sieben, E.J.J., Dini, J.A. & Mbona, N. 2015. The development of a classification system for inland aquatic ecosystems in South Africa. Water SA 41(5): 727-745.

Sieben, E.J.J. 2015. The influence of flow regime on the vegetation zonation along mountain streams in the Western Cape, South Africa. Journal of Mountain Science, DOI: 10.1007/s11629-014-3420-7.

Sieben, E.J.J., Ellery, W.N., Dullo, B.W. & Grootjans, A.P. 2015. Impact of marine inundation after a period of drought on the lakeshore vegetation of Lake St. Lucia, South Africa: resilience of estuarine vegetation. African Journal of Aquatic Sciences 40(2): 175-185.

Sieben, E.J.J., Mtshali, H. & Janks, M. 2014. National Wetlands vegetation database: Classification and analysis of wetland vegetation types for conservation planning and monitoring. WRC Report No. Project K5/1980.

Sieben, E.J.J., Mtshali, H. & Janks, M. 2014. Wetlands in a largely arid land: distribution, ecological drivers and conservation importance of wetland vegetation types in South Africa. In: Mucina, L., Price, J.N. & Kalwij, J.M.(eds.). Biodiversity and vegetation: patterns, processes, conservation, p. 186. Kwongan Foundation, Perth, AU.

Sieben, E.J.J. 2012. Plant functional composition and ecosystem properties: the case of peatlands in South Africa. Plant Ecology 213: 809-820

Sieben, E.J.J., Ellery, W.N., Kotze, D.C. & Rountree, M, 2011. Hierarchical spatial organization and prioritization of wetlands: a conceptual model for wetland rehabilitation in South Africa. Wetland Ecology and management 19: 209-222

Sieben, E.J.J., Morris, C.D., Kotze, D.C. & Muasya, A.M. 2010. Changes in plant form and function across altitudinal and wetness gradients in the wetlands of the Maloti-Drakensberg, South Africa. Plant Ecology 207:107-119

Sieben, E.J.J., Mucina, L. & Boucher, C., 2009. Scaling hierarchy of factors controlling riparian vegetation patterns of the Fynbos Biome. Journal of Vegetation Science 20: 17-26.

Sieben, E.J.J., Reinecke, M.K., 2008. Description of reference conditions for restoration projects of riparian vegetation from the species-rich Fynbos Biome. South African journal of Botany 74: 401-411.

Sieben, E.J.J. 2008. The status and distribution of aquatic plants in southern Africa. In: Darwall, W., Tweddle, D., Smith, K. & Skelton, P.(eds.): The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in Southern Africa. IUCN Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland.


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