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 Guidance

    Far North Major River Systems Maps (Opens in a new Window)

    Major River Systems in the Far North contains maps of major river systems in the Far North Region, including Albany, Winisk, Severn, Moose, Ekwana and Attawapiskat Rivers. Maps display gauging systems and show the physiography of the region, including major river systems, road networks, First Nation communities alongside ongoing stream and climate monitoring. Data are available for download in mapped formats
    Organization:
    Government of Ontario
    Sub-organization:
    Land Information Ontario
    Resource formats:
    • Mapped
    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:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Public Safety Canada
    Resource formats:
    Data product Tool Guidance

    Forest Change adaptation tools (Opens in a new Window)

    Forest Change adaptation tools provides information about the impacts of climate change on Canada’s forests and on how to adapt to changing climate conditions. Adaptation tools and resources for forest managers are available here. The tools and resources provided include maps, databases, web applications and synthesis reports. They are grouped under three broad systems: climate, forest and human.
    Organization:
    Government of Canada: Natural Resources Canada
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Data files
    • Interactive
    • Graphical
    • Mapped
    • Tool
    Guidance

    General Guidelines on the Use of Scenario Data for Climate Impact and Adaptation Assessment (Opens in a new Window)

    These Guidelines are meant to improve consistency in the selection and application of scenarios in climate impact and adaptation assessments and, in so doing, to reduce the time lag of information exchange between the different scientific communities engaged in climate change research. They offer guidance on the interpretation and application of scenario data in impact and adaptation assessment.
    Organization:
    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Scientific synthesis
    Guidance

    Georgina Island Adaptation Process Guide (Opens in a new Window)

    This webpage contains multiple publications on the process used by Georgina Island First Nation to create an adaptation plan. The guide includes sections on the use of traditional knowledge and western science, respectively.
    Organization:
    Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR)
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Impact assessment
    • Vulnerability or risk assessment
    • Adaptation planning
    Guidance

    Guidelines on Climate Data Management (Opens in a new Window)

    These guidelines help National Meteorological Services improve their climate data and monitoring services. They include best practices in climate data management.
    Organization:
    World Meteorological Organization
    Sub-organization:
    Resource formats:
    • Data management


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