ClinfoMATE – Conceptual foundations for a digital tool for enhancing the development of a Climate Service market
The use of Climate Information by sectoral users is often limited as climate information does not comply with the users’ needs, access is limited, climate data is not processable or not understandable. Moreover, the Climate Service market (providers and products) is not transparent to potential users and Climate Service providers often don’t know how to assess user needs.
Article: Climate Services for a Resilient Infrastructure: Planning Perspectives for a Sustainable Future of Vietnam
This article summarizes some initial findings of Viet Nam’s efforts and presents an innovative approach with 3 strategic measures: 1) To enhance provision of user-friendly climate services for infrastructure planners; 2) To enhance the use of climate services and consideration of climate risk assessment for infrastructure planning process and 3) To mainstream the approach of climate-proofing for infrastructure into the SEDP, NDC and NAP of Viet Nam.
The study provides an overview of the Climate Service inventory which encompasses currently available Climate Service capacities and specific products. It furthermore reflects the current use and demands of Climate Services from the road infrastructure sector and lays out potential measures for enhancing Climate Services for the road and bridges infrastructure sector as a basis for efficient and effective adaptation planning.
The Relation Between Climate Change Adaptation & Coastal Protection Planning in the Mekong Delta – The Role of Climate Services for the Decision Support System to Avoid Loss & Damage and Minimize Future Costs
This essay elaborates on the role of tailor made Climate Services for decision-making advice for coastal infrastructure planning and how Climate Services can be incorporated into the DST handled by the Vietnamese Government.
Orientation Guide on Concepts, Terms and Definitions in the Context of Climate Services & Infrastructure Climate Risk Management
This orientation guide is focussing on terms and terminology related to Climate Services on the one side, and infrastructure climate risk management on the other. Hence, this glossary occupies a niche in climate risk research and practice.
Climate Services for Infrastructure Investments – Baseline Assessment Report for the Nile Basin Countries
In order to enhance the provision of Climate Services for infrastructure investments, a baseline assessment of available Climate Services has been conducted focusing on the assessment of respective capabilities of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) in Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.
The Role of Climate Data in the Planning Processes in Germany for Bridges, Hydropower Dams and Coastal Protection
This report aims to give an overview of the planning processes in Germany for bridges, hydropower dams and coastal protection and where in such processes climate data are required. Certain codes, standards, norms and regulations will be assessed to understand how the decision making processes are influenced.
Within the German Adaptation Strategy, municipalities in Germany are given a special role in
its implementation and that is why they represent one of the largest target groups for Climate
Services. The study provides 6 main recommendations for an enhanced provision and use of Climate Services for adaptation planning in Germany
The Assessment of Climate Service Providers Capabilities in Brazil has been conducted as part of the baseline asssessment for the Climate Service for Infrastructure Investment (CSI) project. It demonstrates that a diverse set of stakeholders exist that provides Climate Services for different sectors and decision making context. The report is in Portuguese.
How to assess infrastructure climate risks? This training course for practitioners and decision makers raises awareness about the specific requirements to assess climate risks of infrastructure. Whereby, many climate risk assessments focus on larger spatial scales and entities, the system of interest for infrastructure climate risk assessment is at the object level and its assets.