Resources

Climate Change websites

Climate Change websites

The Climate Change Special Interest Section has put together a list of useful online resources for those interested in climate change.

Climate change data - International

IPCC Data Distribution Centre

Provides access to data and scenarios along with guidance on their application.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

U.S agency that provides planners, emergency managers and other decision makers with scientific information regarding the changing climate.

Adaptation and Resilience in a Changing Climate (ARCC) Coordination Network

Brings together researchers and stakeholders involved in adaptation to technological, social and environmental change in the built environment and infrastructure sectors.

Climate change data - Australia and New Zealand

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Provides current and historical data on climate.

CSIRO

Provides comprehensive, rigorous science to help Australia understand, respond to and plan for a changing climate.

Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Australia is an Australian Government listed entity within the Industry and Science portfolio

National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

Brings together researchers and stakeholders involved in adaptation to technological, social and environmental change in the built environment and infrastructure sectors.

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)

Provides research regarding New Zealand's climate and natural resources.

Climate change forecasting tools

SimCLIM

A custom-built geographic information system that supports both spatial and statistical analysis methods for exploring extreme events and estimating return periods.

Climate Change in Australia

An Australian web based tool for exploring climate change scenarios.

PRECIS

Based on the Hadley Centre's regional climate modelling system: a tool for impact assessment in developing countries

Climate Analysis Indicators Tool

Created for the World Resources Institute
Adapt NSW Understanding and adapting to climate change in New South Wales.

Mapping and GIS

Australian Interactive Consumption Atlas

Shows patterns of consumption across Australia with greenhouse gas , water and eco-footprint options.

International Research Institute for Climate and Society – Map Room

Maps and analysis useful for monitoring El Nino and La Nina.

Greenhouse gas frameworks and calculators

National Greenhouse Gas Inventory - Kyoto Protocol Accounting Framework

Provides an understanding of how Australia links to international initiatives.

Australian Greenhouse Calculator

Calculate your personal greenhouse gas emissions

Other useful websites

QUT Institute for Future Environments

Studies how the natural, built and virtual environments interact, change and converge, to find ways to make them more sustainable, secure and resilient.

More information

The Environment Institute has a Special Interest Section dedicated to climate change. For more information about this group and the Institute's activities regarding climate change, contact the Climate Change Special Interest Section Chair.