Training module on climate analysis (II)

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Training module on climate analysis (II)

  1. 1. Link climate variables to planning adaptation policies Dr. Takeshi Takama takeshi.takama@sei-international.org
  2. 2. 1. Objectives Identify climate info. for target hazards & policies even without formal info. dry spells, Max temp, Min temp, Total rain, …….
  3. 3. 2. Identify climate information What variables? E.g. rain for drought Unit? E.g. mm for rain, ℃ for max temp. Period? E.g. daily, monthly. Detail? E.g. station, gridded, spatial mean. Other? E.g. onset of the rainy season.
  4. 4. Drought Winds • days <x mm • max daily wind speed Heat wave • T max > x degree Rain • Daily x mm • annual max daily Landslide Onset • accumulative daily rainfall • Consecutive rain x days
  5. 5. 3. Identify non-climate information Socio-economic Land use Eco-physical e.g. poverty, population density, distribution, accessibility e.g. forest coverage, road network e.g. soil type, discharge data
  6. 6. Clarification Not necessary to be accurate Focus on your hazards, policies, activities

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