The JARO Team

The JARO Team

Alice Jarvis

 


Tertiary Education

  • Information Technology in Electronic Commerce (2010); Certificate course, UNISA, South Africa
  • Developing Web Applications with PHP (2006); Certificate course, UNISA, South Africa
  • Internet and Web Design (2005); Certificate course, UNISA, South Africa
  • Ecological Survey (1991 - 1992); Postgraduate course, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
  • Applied and Environmental Biology (1986 - 1989); BSc Honours,University of York, England

Publications

Books

  • Mendelsohn J, Jarvis A & Robertson T (2016) Rwanda: the measure of a land. Vital Signs.
  • Mendelsohn J, Robertson T & Jarvis A (2014) Tanzania: the measure of a land. Vital Signs.
  • Jarvis A, Robertson T & Mendelsohn J (2014) Ghana: the measure of a land. Vital Signs.
  • Robertson T, Jarvis A & Mendelsohn J (2014) Uganda: the measure of a land. Vital Signs.
  • Mendelsohn J, Jarvis A & Robertson T (2013) A profile and atlas of the Cuvelai-Etosha Basin. Raison & Gondwana Collection.
  • Robertson T, Jarvis A, Mendelsohn J &Swart R (2012) Namibia's Coast: ocean riches and desert treasures. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Mendelsohn J, Jarvis A, Roberts C & Robertson T (2002) Atlas of Namibia. A portrait of the land and its people. David Philip Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa.

Book Sections

  • Simmons RE, Barnes KN, Boix-Hinzen C, Jarvis AM & Robertson A (2001) Namibia. In: Important Bird Areas in Africa and associated islands: Priority sites for conservation. pp 639-660. Pisces Publications and BirdLife International. Newbury and Cambridge, UK.
  • Simmons RE, Barnes KN, Boix-Hinzen C, Jarvis AM & Robertson A (1998) Important Bird Areas of Namibia. In: The Important Bird Areas of Southern Africa. Ed. KN Barnes. pp. 295-332. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg.
  • Brown CJ, Jarvis AM, Robertson A & Simmons RE (1998) Bird Diversity. In: Biological Diversity in Namibia: A Country Study. Ed. P Barnard. pp. 155-162. Namibian National Biodiversity Task Force, Windhoek.

Journal Articles

  • Robertson A & Jarvis AM (2000) Oxpeckers in north-eastern Namibia: recent population trends and the possible negative impacts of drought and fire. Biological Conservation, 92, 241-247
  • Jarvis AM & Robertson A (1999) Predicting population sizes and priority conservation areas for 10 endemic Namibian bird species. Biological Conservation, 88, 121-131
  • Robertson A, Jarvis AM, Brown CJ & Simmons RE (1998) Avian diversity and endemism in Namibia: patterns from the Southern African Bird Atlas Project. Biodiversity and Conservation, 7, 495-511
  • Barnard P, Brown CJ, Jarvis AM, Robertson A & Van Rooyen L (1998) Extending the Namibian protected area network to safeguard hotspots of endemism and diversity. Biodiversity and Conservation, 7, 531-547
  • Jarvis AM, Messer CDA & Cockram MS (1996) Handling, bruising and dehydration of cattle at the time of slaughter. Animal Welfare, 5, 259-270
  • Jarvis AM, Cockram MS & McGilp IM (1996) Bruising and biochemical measures of stress, dehydration and injury determined at slaughter in sheep transported from farms or markets. British Veterinary Journal, 152, 719-722
  • Jarvis AM, Harrington DWJ & Cockram MS (1996) Effect of source and lairage on some behavioural and biochemical measurements of feed restriction and dehydration in cattle at a slaughterhouse. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 50, 83-94
  • Robertson A, Simmons RE, Jarvis AM & Brown CJ (1995) Can bird atlas data be used to estimate population size? A case study using Namibian endemics. Biological Conservation, 71, 87-95
  • Robertson A, Jarvis AM & Day KR (1995) Habitat selection and foraging behaviour of breeding choughs Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax L. in County Donegal. Biology and Environment, 95, 69-74
  • Jarvis AM, Selkirk L & Cockram MS (1995) The influence of source, sex class and pre-slaughter handling on the bruising of cattle at two slaughterhouses. Livestock Production Science, 43, 215-224
  • Jarvis AM & Cockram MS (1995) Handling of sheep at markets and the incidence of bruising. Veterinary Record, 136, 582-585
  • Jarvis AM & Cockram MS (1995) Some factors affecting resting behaviour of sheep in slaughterhouse lairages after transport from farms. Animal Welfare, 4, 53-60
  • Jarvis AM & Cockram MS (1994) Effect of handling and transport on bruising of sheep sent directly from farms to slaughter. Veterinary Record, 135, 523-527
  • Thirgood SJ, Robertson A, Jarvis AM, Belbin SV, Robertson D, Nefdt RJ & Kamwaneche B (1992) Mating system and ecology of black Lechwe (Kobus: Bovidae) in Zambia. Journal of Zoology, London, 228, 155-172

Reports

  • Robertson A & Jarvis AM (1999) Bird data in Namibia – a model for biodiversity information system development: Avifaunal Database User Manual. Research Discussion Paper No 33; Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek, Namibia, 122pp.
  • Simmons RE, Barnes KN, Jarvis AM & Robertson A (1999) Important bird areas of Namibia. Research Discussion Paper No 31; Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek, Namibia, 66pp.
  • Robertson A, Jarvis AM & Simmons RE (1998) Protocol for determining gamebird population sizes and quotas in Salambala Conservancy. Phase I and II: February & September 1998. Report to WWF (LIFE Program) and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek, Namibia, 50pp.
  • Robertson A., Jarvis A.M., Simmons R.E. (1998). Gamebird population sizes and quotas in Salambala Conservancy. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia.
  • Jarvis AM & Robertson A (1997) Endemic birds of Namibia: An evaluation of their status and identification of biodiversity hotspots. Research Discussion Paper No 14; Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek, Namibia, 102pp.
  • Thirgood SJ, Robertson A, Jarvis AM, Belbin SV, Robertson D, Nefdt RJ & Kamwaneche B (1991) Wet season distribution, density and population structure of Black Lechwe in Chikuni Game Management Area, Bangweulu. Report to the Director of the National Parks and Wildlife Service, Zambia.

Popular / Unrefereed Articles

  • Jarvis AM (2006) SEPASAL – A project of the National Botanical Research Institute. Roan News, August
  • Jarvis AM & Robertson T (1999) Namibia's inland endemics. Africa: Birds & Birding, 4 (2), 50-56
  • Jarvis AM (1999) Namibia. Africa: Birds & Birding, 3, 60-62
  • Jarvis A & Robertson T (1998) The Namibian avifaunal database project: progress and products. Lanioturdus, 31, 12-21

Conference Presentations

  • Jarvis A.M., Robertson A. (1998). Predicting population sizes and priority conservation areas for 10 endemic Namibian bird species. Ostrich, 69, nos 3 & 4, pg. 467.
  • Simmons R.E., Robertson A., Jarvis A.M., Brown C.J. (1998) Birds-Namibia. Poster presented at the 22nd IOC Conference, Durban, South Africa.

Most of the publications listed can be downloaded from Alice's ResearchGate profile.

Tony Robertson

 


Tertiary Education

  • Advanced Programming with Visual Basic.Net (2007); Certificate course, University of Exeter, England
  • Introduction to Visual Basic.Net (2005); Certificate course, UNISA, South Africa
  • Resource Management (1992 - 1993); MSc, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Zoology (1982 - 1985); BSc Honours,University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Publications

Books

  • Mendelsohn J, Jarvis A & Robertson T (2016) Rwanda: the measure of a land. Vital Signs.
  • Mendelsohn J, Robertson T & Jarvis A (2014) Tanzania: the measure of a land. Vital Signs.
  • Jarvis A, Robertson T & Mendelsohn J (2014) Ghana: the measure of a land. Vital Signs.
  • Robertson T, Jarvis A & Mendelsohn J (2014) Uganda: the measure of a land. Vital Signs.
  • Mendelsohn J, Jarvis A & Robertson T (2013) A profile and atlas of the Cuvelai-Etosha Basin. Raison & Gondwana Collection.
  • Robertson T, Jarvis A, Mendelsohn J &Swart R (2012) Namibia's Coast: ocean riches and desert treasures. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Mendelsohn J, Jarvis A, Roberts C & Robertson T (2002) Atlas of Namibia. A portrait of the land and its people. David Philip Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa.

Book Sections

  • Simmons RE, Barnes KN, Boix-Hinzen C, Jarvis AM & Robertson A (2001) Namibia. In: Important Bird Areas in Africa and associated islands: Priority sites for conservation. pp 639-660. Pisces Publications and BirdLife International. Newbury and Cambridge, UK.
  • Simmons RE, Barnes KN, Boix-Hinzen C, Jarvis AM & Robertson A (1998) Important Bird Areas of Namibia. In: The Important Bird Areas of Southern Africa. Ed. KN Barnes. pp. 295-332. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg.
  • Brown CJ, Jarvis AM, Robertson A & Simmons RE (1998) Bird Diversity. In: Biological Diversity in Namibia: A Country Study. Ed. P Barnard. pp. 155-162. Namibian National Biodiversity Task Force, Windhoek.

Journal Articles

  • Armstrong H.M. & Robertson A. (2000). Energetics of free-ranging large herbivores: when should costs affect foraging behaviour? Canadian Journal of Zoology, 78, 1604-1615.
  • Robertson A. & Jarvis A.M. (2000). Oxpeckers in north-eastern Namibia: recent population trends and the possible negative impacts of drought and fire. Biological Conservation, 92, 241-247.
  • Coltman, D.W., Bancroft D. R., Robertson A., Smith J.A., Pemberton J.M. (1999). Male reproductive success in a promiscuous mammal: behavioural estimates compared with genetic paternity. Molecular Ecology.
  • Jarvis A.M. & Robertson A. (1999). Predicting  population sizes and priority conservation areas for 10 endemic Namibian bird species. Biological Conservation, 88, 121-131.
  • Robertson A., Jarvis A.M., Brown C.J., Simmons R.E. (1998). Avian diversity and endemism in Namibia: patterns from the Southern African Bird Atlas Project. Biodiversity and Conservation, 7, 495-511.
  • Barnard P., Brown C.J., Jarvis A.M., Robertson A., van Rooyen L. (1998). Extending the Namibian protected area network to safeguard hotspots of endemism and diversity. Biodiversity and Conservation, 7, 531-547.
  • Robertson A., Jarvis A.M., Day K.R. (1995). Habitat selection and foraging behaviour of breeding choughs Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax  L. in County Donegal. Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 95(1), 69-74.
  • Robertson A., Simmons R.E., Jarvis A.M., Brown C.J. (1995). Can bird atlas data be used to estimate population size ? A case study using Namibian endemics. Biological Conservation, 71, 87-95.
  • Bancroft D.R., Pemberton J.M., Albon S.D., Robertson A., MacColl A.D.C., Smith J.A., Stevenson I.R., Clutton-Brock T.H. (1995). Molecular genetic variation and individual survival during population crashes of an unmanaged ungulate population. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 347, 263-273.
  • Robertson A., Hiraiwa-Hasegawa M., Albon S.D., Clutton-Brock T.H. (1992). Early growth and sucking behaviour of Soay sheep in a fluctuating population. Journal of Zoology London, 227, 661 - 671.
  • Thirgood S.J., Robertson A., Jarvis A.M., Belbin S.V., Robertson D., Nefdt R.J.C., Kamwaneche B. (1992). Mating system and ecology of black lechwe in Zambia. Journal of Zoology London, 228, 155 - 172.
  • Clutton-Brock T.H., Hiraiwa-Hasegawa M., Robertson A. (1989). Mate choice on fallow deer leks. Nature, 340, 463 - 465.

Reports

  • Emslie R., du Preez P., Robertson T. (2004). Etosha black rhino population estimation 2001-2003 with special reference to the 2003 block count. WWF.
  • Games. I., Tagg. J. & Robertson. A (2002) Development of a directory structure and training of the WWF SARPO GIS laboratory, Harare. Report to WWF SARPO, Zimbabwe.
  • Robertson A. & Jarvis A.M. (1999) Bird data in Namibia – a model for biodiversity information system development: Avifaunal Database User Manual. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia. Research Discussion Paper, No. 33.
  • Simmons R.E., Barnes K., Jarvis A.M., Robertson A. (1998). Important bird areas of Namibia. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia. Research Discussion Paper No. 31
  • Robertson A., Jarvis A.M., Simmons R.E. (1998). Gamebird population sizes and quotas in Salambala Conservancy. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia.
  • Robertson A, Jarvis AM & Simmons RE (1998) Protocol for determining gamebird population sizes and quotas in Salambala Conservancy. Phase I and II: February & September 1998. Report to WWF (LIFE Program) and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Windhoek, Namibia, 50pp.
  • Jarvis A.M., Robertson A.  (1997). Endemic birds of Namibia: Evaluating their status and mapping biodiversity hotspots. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia. Research Discussion Paper, No. 14.
  • Milne J.A., Birch C.P.D., Hester A.J., Armstrong H.M., Robertson A.(1998). The impact of vertebrate herbivores on the natural heritage of the Scottish Uplands – A Review. Scottish Natural Heritage Review No. 95. 
  • Robertson A. (1995). Assessment and analysis of 1994 biological monitoring data on North West farm and croft demonstration projects. SNH, Inverness.
  • Thirgood S.J., Robertson A., Jarvis A.M., Belbin S.V., Robertson D., Nefdt R.J.C., Kamwaneche B. (1991). Wet season distribution, density and population structure of black lechwe in Chikuni Game Management Area, Bangweulu. Report to the Director of the National Parks & Wildlife Service, Zambia.

Popular / Unrefereed Articles

  • Jarvis A.M., Robertson A. (1999). Namibia's inland endemic birds. Africa: Birds & Birding
  • Jarvis A.M., Robertson A (1998). The Namibian avifaunal database project: progress and products. Lanioturdus, 31, 12-21.

Conference Presentations

  • Jarvis A.M., Robertson A. (1998). Predicting population sizes and priority conservation areas for 10 endemic Namibian bird species. Ostrich, 69, nos 3 & 4, pg. 467.
  • Simmons R.E., Robertson A., Jarvis A.M., Brown C.J. (1998) Birds-Namibia. Poster presented at the 22nd IOC Conference, Durban, South Africa.

Most of the publications listed can be downloaded from Tony's ResearchGate profile.

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