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 Additional resources

    Climate Change and the Preparedness of Canadian Provinces and Territories to Limit Flood Risk (Opens in a new Window)

    This report examines the preparedness of provincial and territorial governments to minimize the negative consequences of current and future floods. It is the intented to provide an informed perspective that will contribute to the alleviation of current and future flood and climate-related risks in Canada.
    Organization:
    Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation
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    Guidance Additional resources

    Federal Flood Mapping Guidelines Series (Opens in a new Window)

    These are a series of evergreen guidelines that will help advance flood mapping activities across Canada. The publication of these documents will contribute to better addressing overland flooding – Canada's costliest hazard – by strengthening flood mapping across the country.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Natural Resources Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Public Safety Canada
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    Guidance

    Scenarios and Guidance for Adaptation to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise - NS and PEI Municipalities (Opens in a new Window)

    This report provides information on the interpretation and use of climate change scenarios for municipal-level adaptation in Atlantic Canada.
    Organization:
    Government of Nova Scotia, Government of New Brunswick, Government of Prince Edward Island, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Government of Canada: Natural Resources Canada
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    • Scientific synthesis
    Guidance Additional resources

    Under One Umbrella: Practical Approaches for Reducing Flood Risk in Canada (Opens in a new Window)

    This report outlines practical approaches to limit flood risk in Canada, summarizing best practices from national guidelines and standards applicable to: Residents, governments, federal government and agencies, architects, developers, home builders, home renovation specialists, insurance brokers, mortgage lenders, mortgage brokers, real estate agents, home inspectors, retailers, landscaping professionals, commercial real estate owners/managers, conservation and watershed authorities, environmental not-for-profit organizations, neighbourhood associations, local community groups, local utility companies, institutional investors, and professional regulatory bodies.
    Organization:
    Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation
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