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 (2 October 2014)  Upcoming events:

Kenya: Road in South Nandi Forest (October 2007)
BIOTA AFRICA/Tillmann Lübker

6 - 17 October 2014 
12th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
"Biodiversity for sustainable development"
Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea

29 - 31 October 2014 
3rd International Conference on Biodiversity and the UN Millennium Development Goals
Aix-en-Provence, France