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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. The number of weather stations will be further augmented in the frame of SASSCAL and in all SASSCAL countries.
 ANGOLA
 Espinheira
18 Dec 2017  16:00
32.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 6.9 m/s  -  WNW (296°)  
 Gove
18 Dec 2017  16:30
20.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.1 m/s  -  NW (310°)  
 PN Bicuar
18 Dec 2017  16:00
25.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.0 m/s  -  W (270°)  
 BOTSWANA
 Baines Drift
18 Dec 2017  17:00
37.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.4 m/s  -  ENE (58°)  
 Ghanzi
18 Dec 2017  18:00
29.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.2 m/s  -  WNW (289°)  
 Goodhope
18 Dec 2017  18:00
29.9 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.5 m/s  -  S (176°)  
 Lephepe
18 Dec 2017  18:00
35.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.3 m/s  -  E (96°)  
 Lotlhakane East
18 Dec 2017  16:00
35.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.0 m/s  -  E (90°)  
 Mababe
18 Dec 2017  16:00
34.9 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.5 m/s  -  NE (44°)  
 Mahalapye
18 Dec 2017  18:00
35.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.0 m/s  -  E (88°)  
 Malopowabojang
18 Dec 2017  17:00
33.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.0 m/s  -  ESE (110°)  
 Mogobane
18 Dec 2017  16:00
35.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.0 m/s  -  E (80°)  
 Ngwatle
18 Dec 2017  17:00
not avail. / 0 mm
Wind: 2.1 m/s  -  WNW (284°)  
 Pandamatenga
18 Dec 2017  18:00
30.5 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.8 m/s  -  WSW (243°)  
 Ramotswa
18 Dec 2017  17:00
36.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.0 m/s  -  SW (230°)  
 Ranaka
18 Dec 2017  16:00
35.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.0 m/s  -  not avail.
 Shakawe
18 Dec 2017  18:00
32.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.0 m/s  -  NNE (20°)  
 Sowa
18 Dec 2017  18:00
35.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.0 m/s  -  ESE (117°)  
 Tsabong
18 Dec 2017  18:00
35.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.0 m/s  -  W (260°)  
 Tshane
18 Dec 2017  18:00
31.2 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.6 m/s  -  SSE (153°)  
 Tubu (Okavango Delta)
18 Dec 2017  17:00
36.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.8 m/s  -  NE (54°)  
 Werda
18 Dec 2017  18:00
28.5 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.2 m/s  -  NNE (20°)  
 Xade
18 Dec 2017  17:00
not avail. / 0 mm
Wind: 4.6 m/s  -  W (266°)  
 NAMIBIA
 Alex Muranda Livestock Development Centre
18 Dec 2017  18:00
29.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.3 m/s  -  NNE (18°)  
 Aussinanis
18 Dec 2017  15:00
31.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.6 m/s  -  SW (227°)  
 Bagani
18 Dec 2017  18:00
not avail. / 0 mm
Wind: 3.2 m/s  -  ESE (103°)  
 Claratal
18 Dec 2017  18:00
29.9 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 7.7 m/s  -  WSW (247°)  
 Coastal Met
18 Dec 2017  15:00
24.2 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 7.3 m/s  -  SW (231°)  
 Dieprivier (Namib Desert Lodge)
18 Dec 2017  18:00
33.1 °C / not avail.
Wind: 4.5 m/s  -  N (360°)  
 Ganab
18 Dec 2017  18:00
29.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 6.2 m/s  -  not avail.
 Garnet Koppie
18 Dec 2017  15:00
29.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.4 m/s  -  WSW (241°)  
 Gellap Ost
18 Dec 2017  18:00
31.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.2 m/s  -  S (183°)  
 Giribisvlakte
18 Dec 2017  16:00
27.9 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 8.1 m/s  -  SW (219°)  
 Hamoye
18 Dec 2017  18:00
27.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.9 m/s  -  SSW (204°)  
 John Pandeni
18 Dec 2017  18:00
23.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.4 m/s  -  SW (219°)  
 Kalimbeza
18 Dec 2017  18:00
30.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.9 m/s  -  W (276°)  
 Kanovlei
18 Dec 2017  16:00
31.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.6 m/s  -  NE (45°)  
 Kaoko Otavi
18 Dec 2017  15:00
30.5 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.5 m/s  -  W (268°)  
 Karios (Gondwana Canyon Lodge)
18 Dec 2017  17:00
29.9 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 6.5 m/s  -  SSW (196°)  
 Khorixas
18 Dec 2017  16:00
34.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.1 m/s  -  WSW (249°)  
 Kleinberg
18 Dec 2017  18:00
25.4 °C / not avail.
Wind: 5.1 m/s  -  NW (315°)  
 Kleinberg-FN
18 Dec 2017  15:00
25.2 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.1 m/s  -  WSW (250°)  
 Koichab Pan
18 Dec 2017  16:00
35.2 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 6.4 m/s  -  SW (220°)  
 Mannheim
18 Dec 2017  18:00
22.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.2 m/s  -  NW (310°)  
 Marble Koppie
18 Dec 2017  16:00
27.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.8 m/s  -  W (270°)  
 Mopanie Pos 6  New station
18 Dec 2017  16:00
32.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.0 m/s  -  WSW (246°)  
 Narais - Duruchaus
18 Dec 2017  18:00
32.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.5 m/s  -  ENE (60°)  
 Nico
18 Dec 2017  18:00
34.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.9 m/s  -  W (264°)  
 Ogongo
18 Dec 2017  18:00
26.8 °C / 1.9 mm
Wind: 4.0 m/s  -  E (80°)  
 Okahandja (NRFC)
18 Dec 2017  18:00
34.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.3 m/s  -  W (271°)  
 Okamboro
18 Dec 2017  18:00
33.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.7 m/s  -  ESE (118°)  
 Okangwati
18 Dec 2017  16:00
33.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.0 m/s  -  NNW (327°)  
 Okapya
18 Dec 2017  18:00
not avail. / 0 mm
Wind: 1.6 m/s  -  ENE (68°)  
 Okomumbonde
18 Dec 2017  18:00
30.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.6 m/s  -  SE (125°)  
 Omatako Ranch
18 Dec 2017  18:00
32.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.0 m/s  -  NW (318°)  
 Omatjenne
18 Dec 2017  18:00
26.5 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.7 m/s  -  SE (143°)  
 Oshaambelo
18 Dec 2017  18:00
24.4 °C / 1.6 mm
Wind: 3.8 m/s  -  WNW (292°)  
 Rooisand
18 Dec 2017  18:00
33.2 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.9 m/s  -  N (7°)  
 Sachinga
18 Dec 2017  18:00
34.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.9 m/s  -  W (281°)  
 Sandveld
18 Dec 2017  18:00
26.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.6 m/s  -  NNW (344°)  
 Sophies Hoogte
18 Dec 2017  15:00
27.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.2 m/s  -  WSW (251°)  
 Station 8
18 Dec 2017  16:00
30.2 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.3 m/s  -  WSW (240°)  
 Tsumis
18 Dec 2017  18:00
35.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.0 m/s  -  ESE (122°)  
 Tsumkwe Breeding Station
18 Dec 2017  18:00
28.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.0 m/s  -  W (263°)  
 Vogelfederberg
18 Dec 2017  16:00
29.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.3 m/s  -  W (261°)  
 Waterberg
18 Dec 2017  18:00
30.5 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.8 m/s  -  WNW (293°)  
 Windhoek (NBRI)
18 Dec 2017  18:00
31.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.3 m/s  -  WNW (301°)  
 Windhoek (Satellite)
18 Dec 2017  17:00
31.9 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.5 m/s  -  W (277°)  
 Wlotzkasbaken
18 Dec 2017  18:00
18.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.8 m/s  -  SW (218°)  
 SOUTH AFRICA
 Alexanderbay Lichen Field
18 Dec 2017  16:30
not avail. / 0 mm
Wind: 11.8 m/s  -  NNE (13°)  
 Alpha
18 Dec 2017  17:00
33.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.6 m/s  -  SW (229°)  
 Eksteenfontein
18 Dec 2017  15:00
24.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.4 m/s  -  SW (221°)  
 Koeroegabvlakte
18 Dec 2017  16:00
24.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 6.3 m/s  -  WSW (257°)  
 Numees
18 Dec 2017  16:00
25.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.9 m/s  -  WSW (259°)  
 Paulshoek
18 Dec 2017  16:00
24.5 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 6.4 m/s  -  SSE (163°)  
 Soebatsfontein
18 Dec 2017  16:00
23.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 10.1 m/s  -  SW (216°)  
 Vandersterrberg
18 Dec 2017  17:00
22.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 6.5 m/s  -  SSW (206°)  
 Verlorenvlei
18 Dec 2017  16:00
32.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.0 m/s  -  SSW (202°)  
 Yellow Dune - Grootderm
18 Dec 2017  15:30
22.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 7.2 m/s  -  SSW (213°)  
 ZAMBIA
 Kabwe Mulungushi
18 Dec 2017  15:00
29.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: not avail.  -  SSE (169°)  
 Mwinilunga
18 Dec 2017  15:00
28.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.9 m/s  -  W (260°)  
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SASSCAL ObservationNet
The SASSCAL ObservationNet offers data and user friendly information regarding the temporal changes within ecosystems and their biological diversity. The data have been collected by a variety of different scientific disciplines jointly using standardized research infrastructures for long-term observation, called Biodiversity Observatories.
In the frame of the "Global observation system of systems" (GEOSS) and its "Global Biodiversity Observation network" (GEO BON) such plot-based observation sites are important research infrastructures. They provide information on the health of ecosystems and on the intactness of biodiversity.
The SASSCAL ObservationNet with its 54 Biodiversity Observatories forms one of the largest contributions to the global network of plot based observatories. Other large networks are listed here. SASSCAL also supports the use of Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs).
Similarly, SASSCAL also aims at collecting the essential parameters for the functional assessment of organisms, as defined by TRY (a global database of plant traits).
Each "Biodiversity Observatory" forms an exactly surveyed square kilometer representative for a ecological zone. All "Biodiversity Observatories" serve for long-term observation of the change of diversity and composition of organisms and essential environmental key variables (regarding e.g. soil, climate, land use). Information, gained at these observatories can be extrapolated to a larger space.
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