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

    A Primer for Understanding Concepts, Principles and Language Use Across Disciplines (Opens in a new Window)

    This primer helps engineers and climate specialists collaborate more effectively in carrying out climate change vulnerability and risk assessments. It does this by explaining important differences in how practitioners from these two respective disciplines understand particular concepts, principles, and vocabulary.
    Organization:
    Nodelcorp, Government of British Columbia, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
    Sub-organization:
    BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
    Resource formats:
    • Scientific synthesis
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    Guidance

    Climate Change and Sustainable Forest Management in Canada: A Guidebook for Assessing Vulnerability and Mainstreaming Adaptation into Decision-Making (Opens in a new Window)

    This guidebook helps forestry resource professionals apply the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers’ approach to vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning for sustainable forest management.
    Organization:
    Canadian Council of Forest Ministers
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    Additional resources

    Climate Change in Yukon (Opens in a new Window)

    This website provides climate change information specific to Yukon including information on impacts and vulnerabilities.
    Organization:
    Government of Yukon
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    Guidance

    Community Lifecycle Infrastructure Costing Tool (Opens in a new Window)

    This tool is designed to help communities assess entire lifecycle infrastructure costs for different land use patterns. The tool's analysis can help communities create more efficient and sustainable future development plans. The tool includes climate change considerations and comes with a guidebook for use.
    Organization:
    Government of British Columbia
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Tool
    • Adaptation planning
    Data product

    FTP Yukon Data (Opens in a new Window)

    The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Yukon Data directory provides access to a wide range of Yukon datasets. Observational data includes biological and biophysical data, culture and heritage information, elevation, environmental monitoring, forestry and geologic data, imagery, planning, and data from the natural resource sectors. Historical data are available as point and gridded data.
    Organization:
    Government of Yukon
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Data files
    Additional resources

    Pan-Territorial Adaptation Partnership (Opens in a new Window)

    This website provides information on current climate change adaptation activities, updates on pan-territorial adaptation events, news, and other adaptation resources in the territories.
    Organization:
    Pan-Territorial Adaptation Partnership
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    Guidance

    Technical Circular - T-04/19: Resilient Infrastructure Engineering Design - Adaptation to the Impacts of Climate Change and Weather Extremes (Opens in a new Window)

    This directive indicates that climate change and extreme weather events must be considered in infrastructure design projects by or for the British Columbia Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation. It provides key steps for proponents to take and a list of resources for them to consider.
    Organization:
    Government of British Columbia
    Sub-organization:
    Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    Data product

    Wildfire Maps (Opens in a new Window)

    Wildfire Maps include information on historical and current wildfires in Yukon. A wildfire maps archive is available which includes records from 2015 onwards. Information available includes location, total area burned, number of active fires, burn permits, and fire danger ratings. Historical data are available as point and polygon data.
    Organization:
    Government of Yukon
    Sub-organization:
    Community Services
    Resource formats:
    • Data files
    • Mapped
    Additional resources

    Yukon Climate Change Indicators and Key Findings 2015 (Opens in a new Window)

    This document provides an overview of key climatic indicators in Yukon for decision-making and research.
    Organization:
    Yukon College, Government of Yukon, Northern Climate ExChange
    Sub-organization:
    Yukon College: Yukon Research Centre, Gouvernement du Yukon: Yukon Climate Change Secretariat
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis


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