Today, open-source technology allows scientists to build cheap and reliable weather stations to collect data in difficult environments such as Africa, where there are currently little. Researcher Adam Gleave explains how gathering accurate information on weather in rural areas will help farmers improve their yields and enable scientists to better understand global climate.
Delivering real time weather data for Africa
We encourage you to republish this article online and in print, it’s free under our creative commons attribution license, but please follow some simple guidelines:
- You have to credit our authors.
- You have to credit SciDev.Net — where possible include our logo with a link back to the original article.
- You can simply run the first few lines of the article and then add: “Read the full article on SciDev.Net” containing a link back to the original article.
- If you want to also take images published in this story you will need to confirm with the original source if you're licensed to use them.
- The easiest way to get the article on your site is to embed the code below.
For more information view our media page and republishing guidelines.
The full article is available here as HTML.
Press Ctrl-C to copy