Imagine life without weather data. Commercial aviation would cease. Forecasting extreme weather events would be impossible. Emergency response systems would be unprepared for natural disasters. Flood and crop insurance wouldn’t exist. Even planning your weekend activities would be harder.
Today, weather data improve the lives of many people. But, there are still parts of the globe where weather monitoring doesn’t exist. That is exactly the case across much of the African continent.
Improving rain forecasts.
Train with drones.
Developing new sensors.
TAHMO is partner in the TWIGA #h2020 project. Developing weather services in Africa. You can now read the latest blogs by our partners on https://t.co/loUUGb9fyT
Professor of Water Resources Management Nick van der Giessen works on improving weather stations in #Africa: most stations in function are on the northern hemisphere while severe climate effects are not registered well in Africa. #ClimateAction @tudelft #DiesTUDelft #TAHMO