Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem

Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors)

1979

Book ID 244

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979
Extract Date: 1880's

A viral disease which affects ruminants

A viral disease which affects ruminants. It occurs naturally in Asia, and was introduced to Africa in the 1880s. Immunity can be acquired, provided the animal survives a year.

Extract ID: 865

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979
Extract Date: 1890-2

Rinderpest struck East Africa in 1890

Rinderpest struck East Africa in 1890, and in two years 95 percent of the buffalo and wildebeest there had died. So began a series of events of such profound ecological importance that the repercussions are still being felt today. [see also under Maasai for the efects on them]

Extract ID: 868

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979
Extract Date: 1917-18

further outbreaks of Rinderpest

further outbreaks of Rinderpest

Extract ID: 869

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979
Extract Date: 1923

further outbreaks of Rinderpest

further outbreaks of Rinderpest

Extract ID: 870

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979
Extract Date: 1925

milder strain of rinderpest appears

milder strain of Rinderpest appears, and animals begin to acquire immunity

Extract ID: 871

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979
Extract Date: 1938-41

further outbreaks of Rinderpest

further outbreaks of Rinderpest. In each case the disease spread from northern Tanzania southward.

Extract ID: 872

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979
Extract Date: 1955-6

no outbreaks detected in wild species

no outbreaks detected in wild species

Extract ID: 873

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979
Extract Date: 1957-9

reappeared with heavy mortality

reappeared with heavy mortality

Extract ID: 874

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979
Extract Date: 1962

Last year that rinderpest was detected in wildebeest

Last year that Rinderpest was detected in wildebeest of the Serengeti, Mara, and Ngorongoro, and 1963 was the last year for buffalo.

Extract ID: 875

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979

At the present time all monitoring has ceased

At the present time all monitoring has ceased because of lack of funding.

Extract ID: 1342

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979

Directorship of the Serengeti Research Institute

..continued it [Directorship of the Serengeti Research Institute] until 1976.

Extract ID: 603

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979

Eruptions have been recorded in 1917, 1921, 1940 etc

Eruptions have been recorded in 1917, 1921, 1940 and 1966.

Extract ID: 754

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979

was built with a major grant from the Fritz Thyssen

was built with a major grant from the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, and additional buildings were provided by the Caesar Kleburg Foundation [of Texas A & M University]. Operating costs were provided by the Ford Foundation, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and Tanzania National Parks.

Extract ID: 1339

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Sinclair, A.R.E and Norton-Griffiths, M (Editors) Serengeti: Dynamics of an Ecosystem, 1979
Page Number: coversheet

associate at the Centre for Social and Economic Research on

associate at the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, University College, London

Extract ID: 1314
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