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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  • Additional resources

    The Adaptation Primers (Opens in a new Window)

    This primer provides a synthesis of climate change science and climate change impacts in Canada.
    Organization:
    Canadian Society of Landscape Architects
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    Data product

    the MSC HTTP Data Server (Opens in a new Window)

    The Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) HTTP data server is a direct source for raw meteorological, climate and forecast datasets. This service is aimed at specialized users with strong meteorological and IT knowledge.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Environment and Climate Change Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Meteorological Service of Canada
    Resource formats:
    • Data files
    Tool

    The use of the Land Suitability Rating System to Assess Climate Change Impacts on Corn Production in the Lower Fraser Valley of British Columbia (Opens in a new Window)

    The Land Suitability Rating System (LSRS) is a spatial modeling tool that generates a class rating for individual parcels of land for specific agricultural field crops based on a soil-climate-landscape potential. Alongside the Tool are accompanying climatic temperate index maps and climate moisture maps.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Canadian Soil Information Service
    Resource formats:
    • Graphical
    • Mapped
    • Tool
    Additional resources

    UN CC:e-Learn (Opens in a new Window)

    This online e-learning platform offers multiple, free, online courses in climate change. Introductory courses as well as sector specific courses are available.
    Organization:
    United Nations
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    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
    Data product

    Wave Data Available On-line (Opens in a new Window)

    Wave Data Available On-line provides wave height, wave period, wind direction, wind speed, air temperature, and air pressure observations from buoys and unofficial Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) observations for the historical period of 1970 to present. Data are available for each station/buoy in tabular and graphical format.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Marine Environmental Data Service
    Resource formats:
    • Data files
    • Graphical
    Guidance

    Webinar on Climate Tools (Opens in a new Window)

    This webinar is designed to help identify climate tools available to practitioners in British Columbia and how they can be used.
    Organization:
    Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, Government of British Columbia
    Sub-organization:
    British Columbia Climate Action Secretariat
    Resource formats:
    • Tool
    • Educational and awareness-raising material
    • Training


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