All articles for the topic: Geographic information system

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hotspots for change in semi-arid India

This paper used satellite images and data to identify areas in semi-arid India that have experienced land use and land cover changes over the last 3 decades and explores their potential drivers

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Using GIS to screen for climate change risks to historic buildings

Find out how Historic Environment Scotland developed a GIS-based approach to screen their properties for climate-related natural hazards such as flooding, coastal erosion and ground instability.

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The NEW weADAPT

This article describes the new features of weADAPT.

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aWhere

aWhere Weather provides users with a powerful research and decision-making tool for use in agricultural development and environmental initiatives. The application provides an interactive platform...

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GeoBob's Photography and Consulting (GPC)

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Climate Data Management in the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi

This study analysed the capacity of 20 weather observation stations in providing reliable and adequate climate data for effective climate change adaptation in the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi.

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Tools and Methods for vulnerability

It is important to distinguish between tools aimed at climate impact assessments, for example crop models or water planning models, and methods designed specifically to collect local level...

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Adaption of grassland butterflies to climate change

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Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport

(AASTMT) as a regional institute for maritime transport started as a notion in the Arab League Transport Committee's meetings on 11th of March, 1970.

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Centre for Environmental and Geographic Information Services, Bangladesh

CEGIS' mission as a scientifically independent center of excellence is to support the management of natural resources for sustainable socio-economic development using integrated environmental analy

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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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ACCCA experiences: examples of creative approaches for communication

Grill sessions

One innovative approach to learning-by-doing was implemented at the training of trainers workshop conducted in Cape Town in 2008 as part of the ACCCA project. The ‘Grill the...

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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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Step 2: Assessing Conditions and Trends

Guiding question: What are the major climate variables of concern currently? How do there vary spatially?

In a national study, highlighting the location of specific hotspots in the country...

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Methodology of Bhutan NCAP Project

Overview of the methodology

An overview of the methodology used in the preparation of hazard maps is shown in the above figure. The whole process of the preparation of the hazard maps was...

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