Weather data
A large number of automatic weather stations has been implemented in the frame of the BIOTA AFRICA project by the Namibian National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) and the Group "Biodiversity, Evolution and Ecology" (BEE) of the University of Hamburg. The website offers hourly updates of data and graphs of a large number of weather parameters.


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BIOdiversity Monitoring Transect Analysis in Africa

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The uncertain future of Africa's biodiversity


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  • Scientific support for sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in Africa.
  • A continental observation network in Africa, contributing to GEOSS (Global Earth Observation System of Systems).
  • A network for observing land degradation and for developing measures to combat desertification in Africa.
  • A network for capacity development and rural development in Africa.

BIOTA-Photo of the day (3 March 2015)  Upcoming events:

Morocco: Local collaborator in action. To study grazing behaviour and to track seasonal movements of local herds we use GPS-collars.
BIOTA AFRICA/Manfred Finckh

8 - 11 March 2015 
1st World Congress on Bromeliaceae Evolutione
Pernambuco, Brasil

9 - 12 March 2015 
UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference
Mexico, Cancún