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Compendium on methods and tools to evaluate impacts of, vulnerability and adaptation to, climate change (2008)

Description

The UNFCCC Compendium on methods and tools to evaluate impacts of, and vulnerability and adaptation to, climate change is a web-based resource that provides key information on available frameworks, methods and tools, and their special features. It is designed to assist Parties and other potential users in selecting the most appropriate methodology for assessments of impacts and vulnerability, and preparing for adaptation to climate change. The Compendium was developed in 1999 and updated in 2003, 2005 and most recently in 2008.

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UNFCCC

Keywords

UNFCCC, centralized method, national communication

Climate impacts

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

Elements

Adaptation Measures and Actions, Observations and Scenarios, Adaptation Plans and Strategies, Vulnerability Assessment

Sectors

Agriculture, Biodiversity, Coastal areas, Forestry, Health, Marine and Fisheries, Water management

Geographic characterisation

Global

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