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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
 Barragem das Neves
20 May 2019  20:30
13.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.0 m/s  -  N (358°)  
 Bentiaba
20 May 2019  20:45
19.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.9 m/s  -  SW (216°)  
 Bibala
20 May 2019  20:45
18.9 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.6 m/s  -  SE (126°)  
 Campus ISPT
20 May 2019  20:15
11.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.0 m/s  -  N (4°)  
 Caraculo
20 May 2019  21:00
21.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.7 m/s  -  WSW (258°)  
 Humpata
20 May 2019  21:00
9.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.0 m/s  -  NNW (331°)  
 Namibe
20 May 2019  20:45
21.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.1 m/s  -  WNW (288°)  
 UJES-Huambo
20 May 2019  20:15
8.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.8 m/s  -  not avail.
 BOTSWANA
 Ghanzi
20 May 2019  22:00
15.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.1 m/s  -  E (92°)  
 Goodhope
20 May 2019  22:00
15.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.4 m/s  -  NNE (18°)  
 Lephepe
20 May 2019  22:00
16.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.2 m/s  -  NE (55°)  
 Mahalapye
20 May 2019  22:00
15.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.3 m/s  -  NNE (32°)  
 Pandamatenga
20 May 2019  22:00
17.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.8 m/s  -  SSE (154°)  
 Ranaka
20 May 2019  20:00
12.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.0 m/s  -  not avail.
 Shakawe
20 May 2019  21:00
19.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.5 m/s  -  SSE (154°)  
 Sowa
20 May 2019  22:00
18.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.6 m/s  -  SE (136°)  
 Tsabong
20 May 2019  22:00
19.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.8 m/s  -  SSW (194°)  
 Tshane
20 May 2019  22:00
17.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.7 m/s  -  NNE (12°)  
 Werda
20 May 2019  22:00
14.2 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.1 m/s  -  NE (46°)  
 NAMIBIA
 Alex Muranda Livestock Development Centre
20 May 2019  22:00
15.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.3 m/s  -  ENE (71°)  
 Bagani
20 May 2019  22:00
not avail. / 0 mm
Wind: 2.1 m/s  -  WSW (237°)  
 Claratal
20 May 2019  22:00
not avail. / 0 mm
Wind: 3.7 m/s  -  NW (316°)  
 Ganab
20 May 2019  22:00
19.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 6.1 m/s  -  not avail.
 Gellap Ost
20 May 2019  22:00
13.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 7.4 m/s  -  S (176°)  
 Hamoye
20 May 2019  22:00
12.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.7 m/s  -  W (279°)  
 John Pandeni
20 May 2019  22:00
12.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.4 m/s  -  E (89°)  
 Kalimbeza
20 May 2019  22:00
17.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.5 m/s  -  NW (312°)  
 Karios (Gondwana Canyon Lodge)
20 May 2019  22:00
11.9 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 7.5 m/s  -  SSE (156°)  
 Kleinberg
20 May 2019  22:00
14.9 °C / not avail.
Wind: 2.1 m/s  -  NW (306°)  
 Mahenene
20 May 2019  22:00
23.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.1 m/s  -  WSW (256°)  
 Narais - Duruchaus
20 May 2019  22:00
16.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 3.1 m/s  -  ESE (104°)  
 Ogongo
20 May 2019  22:00
20.6 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.5 m/s  -  SSE (165°)  
 Okahandja (NRFC)
20 May 2019  22:00
19.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.6 m/s  -  SSW (195°)  
 Okamboro
20 May 2019  22:00
19.9 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.6 m/s  -  ENE (63°)  
 Okapya
20 May 2019  22:00
not avail. / 0 mm
Wind: 1.4 m/s  -  WNW (291°)  
 Omatjenne
20 May 2019  22:00
17.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.1 m/s  -  S (181°)  
 Rooisand
20 May 2019  22:00
19.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.4 m/s  -  NNW (335°)  
 Sachinga
20 May 2019  22:00
15.5 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.1 m/s  -  SE (144°)  
 Sandveld
20 May 2019  22:00
9.9 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.8 m/s  -  NE (40°)  
 Tsumis
20 May 2019  22:00
17.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 2.2 m/s  -  SSW (199°)  
 Tsumkwe Breeding Station
20 May 2019  22:00
14.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.9 m/s  -  ESE (109°)  
 Vogelfederberg
20 May 2019  20:00
16.8 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 5.2 m/s  -  SE (132°)  
 Waterberg
20 May 2019  22:00
11.1 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.5 m/s  -  NW (320°)  
 Windhoek (NBRI)
20 May 2019  22:00
19.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.8 m/s  -  SSE (162°)  
 Windhoek (Satellite)
20 May 2019  20:00
18.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.4 m/s  -  NW (321°)  
 Wlotzkasbaken
20 May 2019  22:00
13.5 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.9 m/s  -  S (170°)  
 SOUTH AFRICA
 Alpha
20 May 2019  21:00
17.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 6.7 m/s  -  S (190°)  
 Eksteenfontein
20 May 2019  22:00
10.3 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 1.3 m/s  -  S (177°)  
 Koeroegabvlakte
20 May 2019  20:00
12.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.6 m/s  -  SSW (195°)  
 Moedverloor
20 May 2019  22:15
12.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.8 m/s  -  NNE (26°)  
 Paulshoek
20 May 2019  22:00
4.4 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.4 m/s  -  SW (224°)  
 Vandersterrberg
20 May 2019  22:00
7.7 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 4.1 m/s  -  ENE (70°)  
 Verlorenvlei
20 May 2019  21:00
10.0 °C / 0 mm
Wind: 0.2 m/s  -  NNE (31°)  
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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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