All articles for the topic: Global climate model

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Climate Futures for Tasmania

Photo: Angello Failla

Adaptation context

The small island state of Tasmania has some of Australia’s most extensive and best-conserved wilderness areas and pristine...

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Guide to using climate information

8-step guidance on using climate information. 

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Zimbabwe climate analysis

Climate feature

Key messages

Source

Past climate variability

High variability, frequent drought years and flood events

Historical rainfall records (CRU...

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Zimbabwe climate analysis

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

Climate feature

Key messages

Source

Past climate variability

High...

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Regional climate change messages

This article provides guidance on how to build a message about changes in the regional climate (rather than the global climate).

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Climate analysis- Rwanda

Drought Prone areas in Rwanda (Source, NAPA Report, 2006, Data from Meteorological service /MININFRA )

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded ...

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Climate analysis - Burundi

Main physical features and flood risk map of Burundi

Background

This climate analysis was conducted as part of the DFID-funded Economics of Climate Change on East...

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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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Introduction to climate modelling

Climate Modelling

Basically, climate modelling involves converting theories of atmospheric physics, solar radiation, phase state physics, etc. into mathematical formulas that can be solved by a...

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Training of Trainers Workshop on Climate Change Science - Summary of Proceedings

Session 1: Setting the Stage and Exploration

This is a workshop report from Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Analysis held in April 2008 to support the technical assistance teams...

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The Climate Change Explorer Tool

This article provides a background to the Climate Information Platform, which replaces the Climate Change Explorer (CCE).

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Glossary of terms

Adaptation A system response to perturbations or stress that is sufficiently fundamental to alter the system itself, sometimes shifting the system to a new state. [Source: Kasperson, et al. (2002)]...
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Information for Country Screening

This page provides an overview of available data sources for use in vulnerability and adaptation assessments. Most of these links pertain to information on biophysical hazards and data...

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Climate science, projections and interpretation

Climate Projections

The Climate Systems Analysis Group at the University of Cape Town are the lead weADAPT organisation working on climate modelling and climate science. CSAG use a process...

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Climate model uncertainty

Introduction

These notes have been collated from presentations given by Bruce Hewitson, Mark Tadross and David Stainforth, some of which can be found at the end of this page, and notes...

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Climate change modelling and analysis for Mozambique

This article summarises key points from a report by Mark Tadross, of the Climate Systems Analysis Group at the University of Cape Town, titled Climate Change modelling and analysis for Mozambique...

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Climate changes in East Africa

Introduction

The average global surface temperature has warmed 0.8°C in the past century and 0.6°C in the past three decades (Hansen et al., 2006), in large part because of human activities (IPCC...

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Mozambique Climate Analysis

About the report

This report uses historical data and climate projections to assess how climate change may affect the operations of Mozambique's Instituto Nacional de Gestão de Calamidades...

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