The federal highway administration (fhwa's) climate change & extreme weather vulnerability assessment framework is a guide and collection of resources for use in analyzing the impacts of climate change and extreme weather on transportation infrastructure. Vulnerability is the degree to which a system is susceptible to, and unable to cope with, adverse effects of climate change, including climate variability and extremes. Assessing clim ate change impacts and vulner ability assessing the impacts of and vulnerability to climate change 46 62 planning for adaptation 60 improve their understanding and assessment of impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change. Planning tools and data for climate change and its health impacts in minnesota minnesota department of health developed the minnesota climate change vulnerability assessment that assessed the historic occurrence of the following climate hazards for the state of minnesota: extreme.
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Sacramento caltrans today released its first climate change vulnerability assessment, an effort by the department to understand how and where the future effects of climate change may impact the state highway system and its users this assessment specifically evaluates the. Department of army high-level climate change vulnerability assessment 2013 and report to the ceq on agency vulnerability to climate change to complete a high-level climate change vulnerability assessment for us army installations and develop an adaptation planning framework that is. The impacts of global climate change are increasingly being felt around the world rising temperatures, changing rainfall patterns, and the melting of glaciers and permafrost soils are affecting ecosystems and human societies in different ways while climate change is expected to create new. Climate change vulnerability assessment global water initiative-kenya october 26 th to 30 th garissa, kenya by katharine cross, cynthia awuor and shannon oliver. Climate impacts vulnerability assessment report prepared by the washington state department of transportation for submittal to the federal highway administration in fulfillment of exhibit 11 the fhwa climate change risk assessment methodology.
The climate change vulnerability assessment project, funded by the macarthur foundation, was implemented by icimod between july 2007 and december 2008. Climate change vulnerability assessment for natural resources management : toolbox of methods with case studies version 10 compiled by: kurt a johnson, phd. Course code: alc3184: course title: climate change vulnerability assessments: description: this course is based on january 2011 publication 'scanning the conservation horizon - a guide to climate change vulnerability assessment.
Fifth assessment report - impacts, adaptation and vulnerability considers the vulnerability and exposure of human and natural systems, the observed impacts and future risks of climate change, and the potential for and limits to adaptation the chapters of the report assess risks and. Vulnerability assessment is the analysis of the expected impacts, risks and the adaptive capacity of a region or sector to the effects of climate change. Being prepared for climate change a workbook for developing risk-based adaptation plans climate ready estuaries epa office of water august 2014 this workbook helps meet the need for guidance on conducting climate change vulnerability assessments at a watershed scale, provides decision. Simplified vulnerability ranking categories as presented in the massachusetts wildlife climate action tool, cross-referenced with the original vulnerability ranking categories and definitions used in the assessment reports cited in this tool. Vulnerability part one 2 city of santa cruz city climate change vulnerability assessment gary griggs brent haddad january 11, 2011.