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.

Refine your search using the search filters. You can also type up to 5 keywords in the search bar.

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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  • Additional resources

    Climate Change and Public Health Fact Sheets (Opens in a new Window)

    This webpage provides links to fact sheets on climate change and human health. It also provides overarching information on how climate change may affect different regions of Canada and the health of people living in those regions.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Health Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    Data product

    Climate Change Scenarios (Opens in a new Window)

    The Climate Change Scenarios - Agriculture dataset consists of a series of maps depicting the impacts of climate change on agriculture across Canada and the USA. Maps show data at a spatial resolution of ~2km as well as estimates for specific locations. Monthly data are available from 1900 and daily data are available from 1950. Projected future data are available to 2100 both yearly and as 30-year averages for 2011-2040, 2041-2070, and 2071-2100. Specific variables include Effective Growing Degree Day, Moisture Deficits, and Length of the Growing Season.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Mapped
    Additional resources

    Climate Risks and Adaptation Practices for the Canadian Transportation Sector 2016 (Opens in a new Window)

    This document provides a synthesis of the impacts of climate variability and change on the transportation sector in Canada. It also offers adaptation options that can be applied in each province.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Transport Canada, Government of Canada: Natural Resources Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    Additional resources

    NEclimateUS (Opens in a new Window)

    NEClimateUS is a searchable online database that provides a gateway to climate information for the Eastern US, Atlantic Canada and the maritime region known as the Northwest Atlantic. This collection includes data reports, assessments, standards, handbooks, frameworks, and other resources from federal governments, universities, non-governmental organizations, and others. Users can filter resources by sector, scientific discipline, existing data, existing services, sector, and also using a keyword search.
    Organization:
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative, National Wildlife Federation, Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Graphical
    • Mapped
    • Tool
    Additional resources

    Predictions and Scenarios (Opens in a new Window)

    This webpage provides links to information on the impacts of climate change on ecosystems, fisheries, oceans and other aquatic environments. The page also has links that provide information on aquatic climate science.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    Guidance

    Renforcement des capacités et sensibilisation face aux changements climatiques pour la gestion publique locale et la planification territoriale au Nunavik (in French only) (Opens in a new Window)

    This document provides information on the impacts of permafrost thaw, and knowledge and tools to improve land-use management and local adaptation capacity building in Nunavik.
    Organization:
    Ouranos, Government of Canada: Natural Resources Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Adaptation planning


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