Quest Volume 16 Number 2 2020

Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (2020)

Cite: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2020). Quest: Science for South Africa, 16(2). [Online] Available at:

Content: COVID-19 early warning systems: Quest reviews some options. Flood warnings: Natasha Ramdass reports on the eThekwini FEWS. Predicting drought: Piotr Wolski explains the complexities of drought early warning systems. ITIKI: A drought prediction tool that uses indigenous knowledge. SuperDARN: Judy Stephenson tells us about space weather warnings. Harmful algal blooms: Satellite-based early warning systems for marine and freshwater HABs. Jupiter’s water mystery. Nanotechnology for pollination studies. Science Lens®competition. Zoonosis: Pathogens that jump the species barrier. Tweaking the timeline of human evolution: Quest reports on the discovery of a Homo erectus fossil. Glaucoma: Susan Williams explains the genetic link. Mineral resources for energy storage: A Council for GeoScience team share their vanadium related research.

Publisher: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
Sponsorship: Department of Science and Innovation; Academy of Science of South Africa