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mDSS

Introduction mDSS , part of the NetSyMoD approach for the assessment of and decision support for natural resources management, is an original software application, developed since circa. 2001, that...
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AHP

Background Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) is a type of multi-criteria assessment ( MCA ) technique for analyzing complex decisions. It was developed in the early 1980s to help decision-makers find...
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MCA

MCA is a well-known method (or more accurately, family of methods) for evaluation of alternatives according to multiple decision criteria.

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ACT Water Security Report

Introduction As climate change progresses, the hydrologic cycle will be significantly affected by regional shifts in temperature, precipitation and extreme weather events; indeed, impacts are already...
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ACT Energy Reports

Introduction This report, which forms the background to the accompanying ACT “Climate Change Adaptation and the Low Carbon Economy in BC Summary Recommendations” report, is intended to encourage...
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ACT Extreme Weather Reports

Introduction In December 2006, British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island were struck by a series of storms more powerful than any experienced in the province’s history. 1 Hurricane-force...
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ACT Biodiversity Reports

Introduction The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirms that “most of the observed increase in global average temperatures since the mid-20th century is very likely due to the...
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Adaptation planning process

• What is the need and motivation / justification for adapting (while recognising uncertainty)? • What are the options for change / innovation? • How can one prioritise and select between the options...
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Conditions of applicability

It is clear that there is no 'one tool fits all' solution when assessing climate adaptation and different tools and methods are appropriate for different parts of the process. For example, the scale...
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ADM Tools Guide

Purpose of this guide This user guide will give you an introduction to the subject of adaptation decision-making tools. It is intended for the newcomer to this area. At the bottom of the page we have...
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Adaptation versus coping

Adaptation versus coping​

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Whole Decision Network Analysis for Coastal Ecosystems

This project looks at the relationship between governance, power and knowledge structures and how these influence behaviour, actions and decision taking for sustainable social-ecological ecosystems.

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Projects

CAVES (Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale) Mediation (Methodology for Effective Decision-making on Impacts and AdaptaTION) C3D+ (Climate Change Capacity and Development) WD-NACE (...
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Training

Short course training: Robust decision making and uncertainty Module: Adaptation planning
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Tools

As well as exploring the conditions of applicability of different tools, it is important to consider the main goal of each tool before choosing it for your study. Name Assess climate risks &...
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Adaptation Decision Making METHODS

This article aims to provide guidance on the best methods for decision screening, exploring many different decision making methods.

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Adaptation decision explorer

The ADx tool is designed to operate as a meta-tool in which several promising decision methods can be compared to provide support to adaptation planning.

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ADx Tool Compendium

This page lists a selection of tools documented in earlier projects and meetings, which are highly related to the concepts of climate change adaptation. Expert meetings on Tools The Institute for...
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ADx Design

Schematic diagram of ADx. The schematic diagram explains the overall pictures of ADx. As shown in the diagram, the main components are namely: Potential adaptation options: may be applicable to a...
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ADx Methods

Forecasting, scenarios, and hope (Postma, Liebl 2005 p. 166) Decision making models can be categorised by many dimensions such as qualitative-quantitative, participatory, etc. One of the key category...
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ADx Objectives

The potential users of the ADx will be analysts or engineers working for decision makers such as donor agencies or policy makers. The decision analysis cycle between a decision maker and decision...
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C3D+

This collaborative project brings together partners from developed and developing countries to build capacity on climate change.

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Mediation (Main Project Page)

This article provides an overview of the MEDIATION project and links to its outputs.

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ADx User Guide

A background to the further development of Climate ADx The Climate Adaptation Options Explorer was conceived as a decision support tool to screen adaptation options and provide guidance on...
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