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.
People in arid and semi-arid regions are very vulnerable to #climate shocks and changes.
Our partners at @TAHMO_World are helping #Kenyan pastoralists #adapt to greater tick survival in the face of present weather trends. Read more -> https://t.co/2GVo778zWM
@TAHMO_World is an initiative that develop a vast network of weather stations across Africa while GLOBE seeks to provide students with an opportunity to participate in monitoring the environment through the scientific process of data collection and analysis.