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.


 Head                                                                          Desk Officer

Dr O.S. Bolaji                                                           Enoch O. Elemo

Department of Physics,                                      Principal Scientific Officer

University of Lagos                                               Centre for Amospheric Research, Anyigba