ClimateData.ca is a climate information portal that enables Canadians to access, visualize, and analyze climate data, and provides related information and tools to support adaptation planning and decision-making.

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APPLICATION

1. Location: Get summary information about how climate change is affecting areas you care about so you can see how climate change is impacting local areas of interest. Analyze annual values which include temperature, precipitation and frost days for the city of your choice.
2. Multiple variables are available at national scales: Explore all available data through high resolution maps and graphs. Select an emission scenario and analyze how a specific variable can change over a time period.
3. Case Studies: Investigate case studies related to health, emergency measures, health infrastructure and public health. A sectoral analysis can help your students understand the cascading effect of climate change impacts.

 

CURRICULUM

1. Explore the benefits of spatial technology and climate change models
2. Construct adaptation strategies based on quantitative information
3. Examine climate change threats to public health and food security
4. Identify sources of scientific data for evidence of natural climate change and climate change influenced by human activity.

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