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 (28 November 2015)  Upcoming events:

Ivory Coast: Tree savanna in the Lamto Reserve
BIOTA AFRICA/Dethardt Goetze

30 November - 11 December 2015 
COP21/CMP11 United nations conference on climate change
France, Paris

08 - 12 May 2016 
The International Society for Ecological Modelling Global Conference 2016
United States of America, Bailtiore