Climate Vulnerability Assessments
Resources for Conducting a Climate Vulnerability Assessment
This page is dedicated to assisting you with a how-to guide to training communities on climate vulnerability and assessments. The training is based off a real world situation and details each step of the process. A combination of documentation and videos are used to assist in this type of training. If you have any questions, feel free to email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The video below is part of the training tools available for climate vulnerability assessments. The menu in the left corner of the video correlates with different units and training materials. To access these videos, click on the menu in the left corner for the drop down menu to all training videos.
UNIT 1: Overview of a Vulnerability Assessment
Use this as an example of how to run a VA workshop.
Use these for note taking or the foundation of your own presentation.
This is a guide to creating a climate change vulnerability assessment.
UNIT 2: Components of a Vulnerability Assessment
Overview of the Climate Adaptation Science Centers.
How to formulate concrete objectives and goals.
An overview on species and land sensitivities with a changing climate.
This describes methods on how to identify an area’s ability to adapt to a changing climate.
Rapid eco-regional assessments and the opportunities for development, restoration and conservation.
This takes a look at the timeline and the bigger picture of developing an assessment.
An assessment on how much of a change in climate a particular area is likely to experience.
UNIT 3 — Part 1: Approaches to a Vulnerability Assessment
These slides concentrate on tools to overcome uncertainty and putting uncertainty in context.
A breakdown of addressing reasons behind modeling and its benefits.
Tools for decision making & planning.
This explains and addresses climate vulnerability for a variety of species.
UNIT 3 — Part 2: Tools Selection for a Vulnerability Assessment