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National Climate Assessment: Knowledge Exchange and Needs Assessment on Adaptation to Climate Change in the Colorado River

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5888268 km2
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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Partners: California Nevada Applications Program
Western Governors’ Association
Western States Water Council
Countries: United States of America
Regions: Colorado River
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Language: English
Start & End Dates: May. 2010  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.climas.arizona.edu/projects/national-climate-assessment-...
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 53%

Project Overview

This project moves the discussion about climate change from awareness to action and coordination by assessing regional adaptation capabilities and cataloging existing adaptation efforts in the broader Colorado River Basin.

Project Results

The project aims to: (a) foster communication of the extent of existing and planned climate adaptation initiatives, (b) catalogue projects, documents, and alliances whose work, expertise, and connections can be leveraged to develop sustained and ongoing assessment, (c) evaluate the scientific capacity within the region to address climate adaptation issues and to leverage existing federal labs, data centers, and new climate services initiatives (NOAA, DOI), and (d) assess s...

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The project aims to: (a) foster communication of the extent of existing and planned climate adaptation initiatives, (b) catalogue projects, documents, and alliances whose work, expertise, and connections can be leveraged to develop sustained and ongoing assessment, (c) evaluate the scientific capacity within the region to address climate adaptation issues and to leverage existing federal labs, data centers, and new climate services initiatives (NOAA, DOI), and (d) assess science, decision-making, and communication needs in the region.

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