SASSCAL ObservationNet
 
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SASSCAL WeatherNet
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.
 BOTSWANA
 Baines Drift
11 Aug 2020  4:00
16.9 °C / 0 mm
 Ghanzi
11 Aug 2020  6:00
8.3 °C / 0 mm
 Goodhope
11 Aug 2020  6:00
7.6 °C / 0 mm
 Lephepe
11 Aug 2020  6:00
2.9 °C / 0 mm
 Mahalapye
11 Aug 2020  6:00
8.6 °C / 0 mm
 Pandamatenga
11 Aug 2020  6:00
13.8 °C / 0 mm
 Shakawe
11 Aug 2020  6:00
not avail. / 0 mm
 Sowa
11 Aug 2020  6:00
12.5 °C / 0 mm
 Tsabong
11 Aug 2020  6:00
-0.1 °C / 0 mm
 Tshane
11 Aug 2020  6:00
not avail. / 0 mm
 Tubu (Okavango Delta)
11 Aug 2020  4:00
11.7 °C / 0 mm
 Werda
11 Aug 2020  6:00
-2.6 °C / 0 mm
 NAMIBIA
 Alex Muranda Livestock Development Centre
11 Aug 2020  6:00
7.3 °C / 0 mm
 Bagani
11 Aug 2020  6:00
not avail. / 0 mm
 Claratal
11 Aug 2020  6:00
13.2 °C / 0 mm
 Dieprivier (Namib Desert Lodge)
11 Aug 2020  6:00
6.8 °C / 0 mm
 Dudukabbe  New station
11 Aug 2020  6:00
9.5 °C / 0 mm
 Ganab
11 Aug 2020  6:00
9.1 °C / 0 mm
 Gellap Ost
11 Aug 2020  6:00
12.1 °C / 0 mm
 Giribesvlakte
11 Aug 2020  4:00
10.1 °C / 0 mm
 Hamoye
11 Aug 2020  5:00
6.1 °C / 0 mm
 Kanovlei
11 Aug 2020  4:00
15.2 °C / 0 mm
 Karios (Gondwana Canyon Lodge)
11 Aug 2020  6:00
7.7 °C / 0 mm
 Koichab Pan
11 Aug 2020  4:00
6.7 °C / 0 mm
 Marble Koppie
11 Aug 2020  4:00
8.7 °C / 0 mm
 Ogongo
11 Aug 2020  6:00
13.1 °C / 0 mm
 Okalongo  New station
11 Aug 2020  6:00
15.1 °C / 0 mm
 Okangwati
11 Aug 2020  4:00
17.0 °C / 0 mm
 Omafo  New station
11 Aug 2020  6:00
14.4 °C / 0 mm
 Sachinga
11 Aug 2020  6:00
7.9 °C / 0 mm
 Salt Works
11 Aug 2020  4:00
11.8 °C / 0 mm
 Sonop Research Station
11 Aug 2020  6:00
12.8 °C / 0 mm
 Station 8
11 Aug 2020  4:00
4.9 °C / 0 mm
 Vogelfederberg
11 Aug 2020  4:00
6.6 °C / 0 mm
 Windhoek (NBRI)
11 Aug 2020  6:00
12.6 °C / 0 mm
 Windhoek (Satellite)
11 Aug 2020  5:00
5.2 °C / 0 mm
 Wlotzkasbaken
11 Aug 2020  6:00
12.1 °C / 0 mm
 SOUTH AFRICA
 Alexanderbay Lichen Field
11 Aug 2020  5:00
not avail. / 0 mm
 Alpha
11 Aug 2020  5:00
3.3 °C / 0 mm
 De-Poort
11 Aug 2020  5:00
6.7 °C / 0 mm
 Eksteenfontein
11 Aug 2020  5:00
8.8 °C / 0 mm
 Koeroegabvlakte
11 Aug 2020  4:00
7.8 °C / 0 mm
 Moedverloor
11 Aug 2020  5:15
10.2 °C / 0 mm
 Numees
11 Aug 2020  4:00
9.3 °C / 0 mm
 Paulshoek
11 Aug 2020  4:00
3.1 °C / 0 mm
 Vandersterrberg
11 Aug 2020  5:00
3.8 °C / 0 mm
 Verlorenvlei
11 Aug 2020  5:00
6.2 °C / 0 mm
 Yellow Dune - Grootderm
11 Aug 2020  5:15
7.7 °C / 0 mm
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Southern Africa
Tephrosia oxygona Welw. ex Baker ssp. lactea (Schinz) A.Schreib.
Namibia: Erongo Karibib - Otjimbingwe
B.Strohbach (17 Mar 2009)
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SASSCAL ObservationNet
Observatories - Map
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 65 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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You have the option to filter the observatories for specific (available) data.
Only those observatories where this data is available will be displayed below.

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