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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  • Data product Tool

    HectaresBC (Opens in a new Window)

    The HectaresBC browser allows visualization and analysis of geospatial gridded data. The system allows users to easily interact with and/or combine multiple datasets and quantify values for different geographical areas. The gridded datasets currently available include historical and future climate variables across BC. HectaresBC is a highly interactive tool with data outputs in various different formats. Data layers include climate normals and projected climate of the 2020s, 2050s and 2080s under Representative Concentration Pathways (RCP) 4.5 and 8.5.
    Organization:
    Government of British Columbia, Nature Conservancy of Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Data files
    • Interactive
    • Graphical
    • Mapped
    Additional resources

    Regional Adaptation Strategies (Opens in a new Window)

    This series of reports focuses on region-specific impacts of climate change and how this, when combined with other determining factors, relates to adaptation. The reports outline basic climate science and projections as well as region-specific impacts.
    Organization:
    Government of British Columbia, BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    Guidance

    Urban Forest: A Climate Adaptation Guide (Opens in a new Window)

    This guide supports the assessment and use of urban forests to manage climate change impacts. The focus is British Columbia but it may be applicable to other regions.
    Organization:
    Government of British Columbia, Fraser Basin Council, Government of Canada: Natural Resources Canada
    Sub-organization:
    BC Ministry of Community, Sport, and Development
    Resource formats:
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning


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