Gobabeb will be opening its gates in a special event to welcome the public in for a weekend. On 10th October, all are welcome to join us at the Station in the Namib-Naukluft Park, some 120 km outside Walvis Bay,
Gobabeb's 2015 Open Day will take place on the 10th of October. This year's theme is "Understanding the Climate and Atmosphere through Technology." Join us for a day of learning, exploring, and fun as we open our gates to the public!
The Executive Director of Gobabeb, together with representatives from the University of Namibia and the University of North-West in South Africa, recently participated at a science meeting at NASA Ames, convened in preparation for the launch of the NASA megaproject, ORACLES.
In September 2012 members of the UK’s Sand Seas and Dunefields Working Group (funded by the Royal Geographical Society) set-up a basic meteorological station in the dunefield 80 km south of Gobabeb (S24° 07.532’, E 15° 02.946’) . The role of the station