Chris Jack

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.

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Visualising climate information

The video describes and discusses some of the key findings from a survey-based study titled "Visualising Climate Information". 

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CIP Climate Graph Development

This month marks the launch of the new Climate Information Platform (CIP). In many ways the new platform has been a clean sheet redesign of many aspects of the old portal.  One of the key...

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Zimbabwe climate analysis

Overview of key climate messages from Zimbabwe drawn from multiple sources of evidence

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Past climate variability

High...

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Zimbabwe climate analysis

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Key messages

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Past climate variability

High variability, frequent drought years and flood events

Historical rainfall records (CRU...

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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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Knowledge brokers collaboration

Accessing robust and applicable climate change and development data in an usable format for a range of topics is very difficult. While there is an ongoing proliferation of resources,...

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