All articles for the topic: climatology

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Finnish Meteorological Institute

The mission of the Finnish Meteorological Institute is to produce high-quality observation and research data on the atmosphere and seas.

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Framework for needs-informed research

This paper presents a framework for needs-informed research aimed at understanding the climate processes driving the African climate system's natural variability and response to global change.

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Afghanistan: Climate Change Science Perspectives

Released by UN Environment and Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency this publication describes the country’s most up-to-date and detailed climate change (August 2017).

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Food security and climate change assessment: Sudan

This assessment, published jointly by WFP and the UK Met Office, outlines how climate risks impact household food security and livelihoods in Sudan.

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Sri Lanka: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analysing Resilience

This case study focuses on livelihood mapping in rural areas in Sri Lanka to better understand spatial patterns of livelihood and vulnerability.

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Ouranos

Ouranos is a Canadian non-profit organization that engages in focused, applied science in support of sound decisions related to climate change and its impacts.

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The heavy precipitation event in Chennai, India, 2015

The paper assesses whether an extreme rainfall event in Chennai could in part be attributed to human emissions of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and related climate change.

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Heat wave in Phalodi, India, 2016

On Thursday 19 May 2016, the Indian city of Phalodi reached 51°C. The Raising Risk Awareness project studied whether human-induced climate change had any role to play in the extreme weather.

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Canada in a Changing Climate: Sector Perspectives on Impacts and Adaptation

This science assessment synthesizes over 1500 publications to provide an up-to-date picture of climate change impacts and adaptation across key Canadian sectors. 

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LAO PDR: Consolidated Livelihood Exercise for Analyzing Resilience (CLEAR)

This analysis, published jointly by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and WFP, examines the impact of climate risks on food security and livelihoods in Laos. 

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Climate Change and Wheat Farming

This is a theoretical case study representing a guide in how to use CIP in analysing historical and future rainfall patterns in the Swartland region in South Africa.

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FCFA Pilot: Zambia Technical Report

This FCFA pilot study in Zambia sought to examine how to make climate science actionable, so decision-makers could make informed and robust adaptation and development investments.

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Developing agro-pastoral shade gardens as an adaptation strategy for poor rural communities in Djibouti

Djibouti has an arid and semi-desert climate, which makes it highly sensitive to drought and water scarcity. Unless adequate action is quickly taken to reduce Djibouti’s vulnerability to...

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Zimbabwe climate analysis

Climate feature

Key messages

Source

Past climate variability

High variability, frequent drought years and flood events

Historical rainfall records (CRU...

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Climate analysis - Burundi

Main physical features and flood risk map of Burundi

Background

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded Economics of Climate Change on East...

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Climate Analysis- Tanzania

The graphics show observed rainfall (monthly totals) and maximum temperature (monthly mean) for selected stations between 1979 and 2000. The blue envelope represents the...

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Research,Youths, Indigenous Knowledge Nexus

Launched in 2006, the Malawi National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPA) prioritizes climate variability adaptation options in Malawi. However, it is evident from the priorities and...

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Vulnerable communities

Indigenous knowledge and practices were investigated in the local communities that have been severely affected by the impacts of climate change in recent years in Bac Kan province. The...

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Acclimate

In 2008, the five member countries of the IOC decided to launch a structured initiative of adaptation to climate change in order to better understand the climate changes on a regional...

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IMPACT2C

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Political discussions on the European goal to limit global warming to 2°C demands that discussions are informed by the best...

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Adaptation to droughts in Serbian agriculture

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Climate change is projected to bring increasing temperatures and changing precipitation patterns to Serbia, varying from...

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Forest fires and climate change

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The projected decrease in summer precipitation in southern Europe and the increase in the frequency of summer droughts...

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Water company

This case study describes a Business Plan submission with Thames Water that explicitly accommodated prioritised responses to the impacts of climate change on the business.

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Cooperative business

This case study describes how Midcounties Cooperative worked with UKCIP to plan how to adapt to climate change using the methodology outlined in the UKCIP Adaptation Wizard.

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