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 2014 Synthesis Report (Opens in a new Window)

    This synthesis report summarizes the results of all Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) findings from the Fifth Assessment report on climate change. It addresses the current state of the climate, climate science, impacts and risks, vulnerabilities, and adaptation and mitigation.
    Organization:
    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
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    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    Additional resources

    Climate Change: Evidence and Causes (Opens in a new Window)

    This book is for policy-makers, decision-makers, and others seeking authoritative information on climate change, its causes, and the science behind it. The book is freely available online as an e-book or pdf download.
    Organization:
    National Academy of Sciences
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    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    Additional resources

    Climate Science Special Report (Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I) (Opens in a new Window)

    This publication provides a detailed assessment of climate science with a focus on the United States. Topics include the physical drivers of climate change, climate models, climate projections and scenarios, and the link between climate change and extreme events.
    Organization:
    U.S. Global Change Research Program
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    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    Additional resources

    Impacts and Applications of Cryospheric Data (Opens in a new Window)

    This webpage provides an overview of hazards and impacts resulting from changes in the cryosphere as a result of climate change.
    Organization:
    World Meteorological Organization
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    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    Data product Additional resources

    LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal (Opens in a new Window)

    The Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis (LC MAP) Data Catalog tool includes resources for Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC). LC MAP was originally developed by the U.S. Geological Survey in coordination with the Great Northern LCC and is broadly available for ScienceBase users to share, access, and analyze common datasets. LC MAP allows users to discover, assess, edit, analyze, and model common data themes and provides powerful geospatial analysis capabilities of ArcGIS 10 and its broad array of extensions.
    Organization:
    U.S. Geological Survey
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    Resource formats:
    • Data files
    • Mapped
    • Tool
    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
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    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Graphical
    • Mapped
    • Tool


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