Chris Jack

Lead Developer

My background is climate science, climate modeling and climate systems analysis.  However my training is computer science and my current focus is the development of tools to enable a succesful translation of climate science data into useful, robust, information that can be applied by a variety of specialists in the field of vulnerability, adaptation and mitigation.

FRACTAL

Co-exploratory climate risk workshops

The paper describes a place-based co-exploratory analysis of climate risks.

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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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ProSus #3: Building resilience in southern African cities

The third issue of START’s ProSus Magazine features reflections, research and stories from the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program.

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Climate Change and Health in Mozambique

This article assesses the impacts of climate change on malaria and diarrheal disease in Mozambique. 

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Dialogue for decision-making: the ‘City Learning Lab’ approach

The FRACTAL ‘City Learning Lab’ approach is designed to facilitate problem-solving at the intersection of climate change and urbanization trends across cities in Southern Africa.

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Using climate information to achieve long-term development objectives

This policy brief describes a ‘co-exploration’ approach to identifying climate change adaptation needs in Accra, Ghana, and Maputo, Mozambique.

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Chris is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Climate Services

This theme covers information and research for understanding and using climate data, communicating climate change and providing effective climate services.
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