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August 02, 2020
ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING, ON THE DASHBOARD OR IN THE TRUNK?
Fortunately, the attention for environmental accounting and ecosystem accounting is growing. We need more systems for inclusive measurement, monitoring and evaluation.
May 22, 2020
GNSS DEPLOYMENT IN UGANDA
Objective 4 of the TWIGA project aims to Improve predictability and assessment of African rainfall by mapping perceptible water vapour and tracking convective storm systems.
June 26, 2020
FIELD WORK ALTERNATIVES DURING COVID-19
Towards the end of 2019, a good number of students at TU Delft were eager to travel to Africa for TWIGA field work in what we call Q4 (4th quarter, April-June).
May 15, 2020
HOW WATER VAPOUR OBSERVATIONS ENTER IN THE HEAVY RAIN PHENOMMENA PREDICTION MACHINERY
Weather predictaions are challenging under many aspects. Nowadays, we have numerical weather prediction models (NWP), which are complex softwares ...
April 30, 2020
COMBINING SENTINEL-1 and -2 WIT IN-SITU DATA TO PROVIDE TIME SERIES OF SOIL MOISTURE MAPS AT REGIONALSCALE IN GHANA
Sub-Saharian African agriculture is perceived as a high-risk activity as is mainly rainfall-
dependent and climate variability is increasing.
May 8, 2020
HOW TWIGA DATA IMPACTS FARMERS IN KENYA & GHANA
Within TWIGA we work closely with local communities and farmers for which we aim to provide data and model output (information) that can assist them for farming or marketing.
April 24, 2020
HOW COVID-19 IS AFFECTING TAHMO's WORK IN KENYA
With the global COVID-19 pandemic, activities have been highly slowed down. However, Victor in Kenya is trying to keep things moving. Being a field engineer...
March 20, 2020
FIRST TWIGA GPS NETWORK DEPLOYED IN UGANDA
TWIGA successfully established the first low-cost GNSS network in Africa, that will be used to continuously measure the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere....
March 27, 2020
CO-DESIGN IN TIMES OF CORONA
One of the few positive points of the Corona-crisis is that it provides an opportunity for reflection. For me this included looking at the design considerations applied ages ago and the ones....
March 13, 2020
TWIGA BRINGS GEO-INFORMATION ON WEATHER, WATER AND CLIMATE TOGETHER IN ONE PLATFORM
Climate change results in more extreme weather events with a great influence on water management in our urban and rural environments
December 24, 2018
Of Science and Sensors: TWIGA at AGU
TWIGA members attended the AGU 2018 meeting. The MacGyver sessions and the challenges of implementing affordable environmental technologies.
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