Library of climate resources

This is a collection of links to climate datasets, tools, guidance and related resources. The sources include the federal government, provincial and territorial governments, national professional organizations, climate consortia and established international organizations. It can be useful for impact, vulnerability and risk assessments, and for adaptation planning.

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Explanation of the different resource types
  • data product - downloadable climate dataset
  • tool - builds on a dataset with further analyses and/or visualization
  • guidance - provides direction on the use of climate information or on conducting climate-related assessments
  • additional resources include educational and awareness-raising material, impact assessments and scientific syntheses

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  • Guidance

    BC Agriculture & Climate Change Regional Projects (Opens in a new Window)

    This webpage describes projects undertaken in British Columbia to address the impacts of climate change on the agricultural sector.
    Organization:
    Government of British Columbia, BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    Data product Tool Guidance Additional resources

    Canadian Cryospheric Information Network (Opens in a new Window)

    Canadian Cryospheric Information Network (CCIN) provides information on measuring, modeling, and understanding the relationships between the cryosphere and the Earth's climate system. It contains data visualizations of current and historical snow water equivalent, sea ice thickness, and current and historical lake ice cover. Historical and future data are available as point and gridded data.
    Organization:
    Canadian Cryosphere Information Network, University of Waterloo
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Data files
    • Interactive
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    • Graphical
    • Mapped
    • Tool
    Guidance

    Canadian Institute of Planners, Resource Library (Opens in a new Window)

    This webpage provides case studies, assessment frameworks, reports and educational resources related to climate change and planning.
    Organization:
    Canadian Institute of Planners
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    • Case study
    • Training
    Guidance

    Coastal Community Adaptation Decision Tree (Opens in a new Window)

    This online tool uses information on coastal impacts and community characteristics to support the identification of adaptation options.
    Organization:
    Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions Association
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Tool
    • Adaptation planning
    Guidance

    Considering Climate Change in the Environmental Assessment Process (Opens in a new Window)

    This document provides guidance for incorporating climate change consideration when conducting environmental assessment of a project. This document is intended for audiences engaged in the environmental assessment process.
    Organization:
    Government of Ontario
    Sub-organization:
    Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP)
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    Guidance

    Developing Climate Change Resilient Designs for Highway Infrastructure in British Columbia (Interim) - APEGBC Professional Practice Guidelines (Opens in a new Window)

    These guidelines provide general direction for the consideration of climate change and extreme weather in the design of highway infrastructure in British Columbia. They were developed by and for professional engineers and geoscientists practicing in British Columbia.
    Organization:
    Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    Guidance

    General Guidelines on the Use of Scenario Data for Climate Impact and Adaptation Assessment (Opens in a new Window)

    These Guidelines are meant to improve consistency in the selection and application of scenarios in climate impact and adaptation assessments and, in so doing, to reduce the time lag of information exchange between the different scientific communities engaged in climate change research. They offer guidance on the interpretation and application of scenario data in impact and adaptation assessment.
    Organization:
    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    Guidance

    Georgina Island Adaptation Process Guide (Opens in a new Window)

    This webpage contains multiple publications on the process used by Georgina Island First Nation to create an adaptation plan. The guide includes sections on the use of traditional knowledge and western science, respectively.
    Organization:
    Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR)
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning


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