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The NEW weADAPT

This article describes the new features of weADAPT.

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ICTs Climate Change and Development Themes and Strategic Actions

This book looks at the intersection of three domains: information and communication technologies (ICTs), climate change, and socio-economic development sectors. 

 
 
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Open Calais

Open Calais: Connect. Everything.
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Mediation module navigation page

Here are some training modules on several of the methods that are part of the Mediation Adaptation Pathfinder and the European 7th Framework Programme project Mediation (Methodology for Effective...

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ATK Adaptation Screening

The following description of this tool and details on how and why it is was applied exists as part of the 'Adaptation Toolkit' that was created collaboratively by SEI and ENDA. 

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ADx application in the Greater Banjul Area

Photo by Gifty Ampomah (2012)

The Greater Banjul area in The Gambia faces several climate related hazards including sea-level rise and high temperature stress which...

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Placemarks

You can add your project to the Adaptation Layer by sourcing the geographic coordinates of your project and creating a placemark. Follow the steps outlined below or use the video tutorial to find...

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ADx Greater Banjul Area

Photo by Gifty Ampomah (2012)

ADx is a decision support tool to screen adaptation options. Users are able to access several methods to select the most appropriate...

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Google Earth Plugin Requirements

The basic requirements for using the Google Earth Plug-in are available within the Operating System and Browser Requirements article.

In addition to the basic requirements, here are...

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Coordinates of case study

The easiest way to do this is to use the Google Earth desktop application (not weADAPT’s browser) and go to File | Tools | Options (Windows) or Google Earth | Preferences (Mac) and make sure 'Show...

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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...
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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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Knowledge Base

Responding to user feedback and needs, we have completed a total redesign of the weADAPT web presence. As part of this redesign we have decided to integrate wikiADAPT into the new weADAPT...

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Google.org

Google.org is the charitable arm of Google, an Internet search engine company that was founded in October 2005. As of May 2010, the organization has committed over US$100 million in investments and

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contact

We are constantly looking for ways to improve the site to meet your needs, so please do email us at info@weadapt.org with any suggestions for improvements, comments or questions.

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Knowledge mapping of climate change adaptation actors in Kenya

Workshop Report: Knowledge mapping of climate change adaptation actors in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya - 9-10 February 2009

Executive Summary

As part of our project with Google.org,...

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Google Earth tips and tricks

This section deals with a few tips and tricks which Mark de Blois of SEI in Nairobi shared in an 'open session'. It deals more specifically with using the freely downloadable Google Earth...

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From Adaptation Knowledge Networks to Adaptation Stories

Objectives for improving dissemination of climate adaptation information 

1. To identify user-perspectives on the interface and content development of the innovative weADAPT / Google Earth...

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Decision Making Explorer

The Climate Adaptation Options Explorer (ADx) is one of the innovative tools of the weADAPT collaboration to support the screening of potential adaptation options and guide decision makers.

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Climate Adaptation Options Explorer online video tutorial

ADx Online video tutorial

This is a video about the ADx toolkit developed as a contribution to the CIRCE project. The tool is in the prototype phase: the aim is to test and further develop it with partners and practitioners within Circe and eventually with other decision-makers working in climate adaptation.

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The weADAPT Adaptation Layer for Google Earth

Working with Google Foundation the prototype has been redesigned to be an integral part of the weADAPT platform for climate change adaptation.

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The Java Expert System Shell (Jess)

Jess is a rule engine and scripting environment written entirely in Sun's Java language by Ernest Friedman-Hill at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, CA. Using Jess, you can build Java...

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weADAPT Google Tour Example

If you would like more information on how to share your own projects with the climate adaptation community, please contact info@weadapt.org.

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