Okavango links


Okavango projects

Okavango River Basin Water Commission www.okacom.org

Integrated River Basin Management Project www.irbm.co.bw.

Twinbas Project http://ivl.dataphone.se/twinbas/

MIOMBO http://gcmd.nasa.gov/KeywordSearch/Metadata.do?Portal=GCMD&KeywordPath=Parameters%7CHUMAN+DIMENSIONS%7CINFRASTRUCTURE%7CCULTURAL+FEATURES&NumericId=4712&MetadataView=Full&MetadataType=0&lbnode=mdlb1 a>

Twinbas Project http://ivl.dataphone.se/twinbas/

"Sharing Water" project www.sharing-water.net


Okavango research

Okavango Research Group www.wits.ac.za

Okavango site at ETH Zurich www.ihw.ethz.ch

Thomas Gumbricht site www.mapjourney.com


"Near real time" hydrological and RS data

Modis pictures of the Okavango and surrounding rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov

Water levels and discharges of the Okavango River at Mohembo mohembo

Hycos site with Okavango River water level data www-sadchyco.pwv.gov.za it looks like it is not working at the moment;-) this is their new site at DWAF but also not working ;-)

Department of Water Affairs and Forestry (South Africa) site with hydrological data for South Africa www-dwaf.gov.za

Near-real time Meteosat images of Africa www.eumetsat.int

Yesterday's (or day before yesterday's) reported rainfall over Africa - www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov

Last dekade reported rainfall over Africa - www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov

Last month reported rainfall over Africa - www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov

10-day METEOSAT rainfall ESTIMATES over Africa - www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov

Seasonal precipitation anomaly over Southern Africa - www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov

Rainfall asessment for Southern Africa at SADC Drought Monitoring Centre


RS/GIS/hydrological data

Satellite images at USGS edcsns17.cr.usgs.gov

Georeferenced Landsat images at Global Land Cover Facility, Maryland University glcfapp.umiacs.umd.edu

SRTM DEM data at Global Land Cover Facility, Maryland University glcfapp.umiacs.umd.edu

SRTM DEM data at NASA e0srp01u.ecs.nasa.gov

NOAA AVHRR data at NOAA www.class.noaa.gov

Satellite images at CSIR www.csir.co.za

Links to data depositories at EROS, USGS eros.usgs.gov

MODIS and Aster data at EOS, USGS edcimswww.cr.usgs.gov

Recent rainfall and temperature data at Climate Prediction Centre. www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov

Earthquake data at ISC www.isc.ac.uk

Floods at Dartmouth Flood Observatory www.dartmouth.edu

Botswana Department of Meteorological Services


Wetland centres

Everglades at SOFIA, USGS

Polish wetlands at SGGW, Warsaw

Global Wetlands Consortium

Ohio center for wetland and river restoration

Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands