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Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (VNIT) is one of the thirty National Institutes of Technology in India.

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Social network characteristics

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Social network mapping (SNM) can be a useful part of the research process by identifying relevant stakeholders in the adaptation planning...

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mDSS

Introduction

mDSS, part of the NetSyMoD approach for the assessment of and decision support for natural resources management, is an original software application, developed since circa. 2001, that...

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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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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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Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions: Economics of Adaptation

Introduction

Several groups have been working on the economics of climate impacts and adaptation. This is a technical area,...

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Decision Analysis (Decision-Screening)

Climate adaptation is about making decisions. It is not our role to tell people what the outcome of climate change will be in 20 years as it is not knowable - there is too much...

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Bayesian network

Bayesian belief networks (Bns)

A Bn, is a type of decision support system based on probability theory which implements Bayes rule of probability. This rule shows mathematically how...

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Appendix A: Developing a livelihood-sensitivity matrix

This page shows how to develop a livelihood sensitivity matrix that can be used in several ways:

- To synthesize existing knowledge on climate vulnerability in a fairly rapid participatory...

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XLRM Conceptual Diagram (Lempert et. al., 2003)

XLRM framework

RAND corporation has been developing a tool to carry out robust decision making as an example of computational multi-scenario simulation.

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Short course training: Vulnerability-exposure exercise

The Exercise

For this session participants of stream 1 and 2 were distributed into groups. Each group focused on a case study. The following countries were selected for the case studies:

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