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.


BIOTA West Africa BIOTA West Africa - Core topics - Workpackages (WP)

The contemporary status of biodiversity in West Africa and concepts for its sustainable conservation

Land use changes: agriculture and restoration


Land use change related to cash crops


Sustainable use of selected organisms


Restoration of degraded systems

Restoration of degraded systems by replanting highly valued local woody species

Ecosystem services of termites in West Africa: soil restoration and carbon mitigation in the traditional Zaï system


Locally Protected Area (LPA-) network

Tools and products for decision making and practical application

Capacity building