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weADAPT - YEAR OF LAUNCH (2008)

Description

weADAPT is an online "open space" knowledge platform on climate adaptation issues (including the synergies between adaptation and mitigation) which allows practitioners, researchers and policy makers to access information and to share experiences for adaptation planning and decision-making.

The collaborative platform on climate adaptation weADAPT includes: tools for knowledge integration; an Adaptation Layer (a Google Earth interface to show ‘who is doing what, where’ and to create 'adaptation stories'); a new climate adaptation Knowledge Base; customized user and organisation profiles and adaptation decision support tools such as the prototype Adaptation Decision Explorer (ADx), and presents: case studies of adaptation; literature on adaptation; guidance; training material on adaptation.

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Keywords

case studies, knowledge platform, networks, projects, tools, training

Climate impacts

Extreme Temperatures, Water Scarcity, Flooding, Sea Level Rise, Droughts, Storms, Ice and Snow

Elements

Vulnerability Assessment, Adaptation Measures and Actions

Sectors

Agriculture, Biodiversity, Buildings, Coastal areas, Disaster Risk Reduction, Energy, Financial, Forestry, Health, Marine and Fisheries, Transport, Urban, Water management

Geographic characterisation

Global

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