Space Weather Observation Network over Nigeria (SWONON) is one of the project that Center for Atmospheric Research establish for the purpose of the following objectives: -

Objective of the Project:

  • To monitor and nowcast space weather over Nigeria
  • To develop in-country expertise for implementation, operations, processing and analyses of space weather processes.


Set up a network of ground-based space observatories (facilities include magnetometers, digisondes, Ionospheric GNSS monitors, optical imagers.