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Sep14

MPI Tall Tower

MPI Tall Tower

Prompted by a gap in the Global observation system, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry constructed a tall tower at Gobabeb for the continuous, high-precision monitoring of trace atmospheric gases. Gobabeb provided an ideal location to study the gas fluxes from the southern subtropical African continent and the nearby Benguela current with minimal human interference.

 

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Sep04

YES! 2012

The first Youth Environmental Summit for environmental champions…at Gobabeb

The Youth Environmental Summit (YES!) attracted 29 excited Grade 11 learners to Gobabeb to learn about environmental leadership and enhance awareness about the Namib’s biodiversity. Learners were challenged to investigate, evaluate and understand the impacts of mining. The Embassy of Finland has supported Gobabeb’s programmes for the last six years, including this first Summit, which will become an annual event

 

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Oct20

Gobabebian triumphs at Arid Zone Ecology Forum 2012

One of Gobabeb’s young researchers, Miya Kabajani, attended the Arid zone Ecology Forum conference in Worcester, South Africa. About a hundred delegates listened to presentations ranging from vegetation studies to climate change. Miya presented her project investigating the habitat selection of the endemic Husab sand Lizard and received the first prize for the best poster presentation by a student or young scientist.....

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May23

Farewell to Sirkka

We bid farewell to our Training assistant intern Sirkka Tshiningayamwe who was at Gobabeb for the past three months. Thank you for your hard work and contribution to all the activities around Gobabeb. We wish you all the best and you will be missed.

 
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