Project: cc040419-ebef-40bc-9531-5f06f5ca3c7d

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Project Title
Adaptation Research - Is It Being Used?
Description
Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan are analyzing the factors that are conducive to communities adapting to climate change. They also want to better characterize exactly what impedes progress.
Point of Contact(s)
LCC Network Data Steward
LCC Network Data Manager
lccdatasteward@fws.gov
Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Douglas Clark
117 Science Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5C8
V: +1 306 9665405
d.clark@usask.ca

Project Abstract

When climate change disrupts a village, city, state, or province, how do leaders respond? What unexpected obstacles do they run into? Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan want to know what factors are conducive to communities adapting to climate change. They also want to better characterize exactly what impedes progress. The team is investigating different models of adaptation ranging from top-down government planning to grassroots organization. Specifically, the team will compare communities in Yukon Territory and Alaska to show how different jurisdictions respond to change. They’re developing a framework to provide communities and planners new tools to chart their future. The team is beginning by identifying and documenting databases that explain adaptation efforts. They are conducting interviews and bringing together diverse groups. Funding comes from the Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative and the Alaska Climate Science Center.

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Project Keywords

  • ISO 19115 Topic Category (isoTopicCategory):
    • biota,
    • economy,
    • environment,
    • health,
    • society
  • Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords (theme):
    • CONSERVATION
  • End User Types - Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC End User Type):
    • Academics & scientific researchers,
    • Conservation NGOs,
    • Policy makers & regulators,
    • Regional & county planners,
    • Tribes
  • Project Category - Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC Project Category):
    • Decision Support,
    • Informing Conservation Delivery
  • Deliverable Types - Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC Deliverable):
    • Report

Associated Products

ID Title Metadata Link
1cfc0713-822c-412b-a260-3bc8c0af2ed4 Report: Factors Influencing Climate Change Adaptation Research Uptake by Yukon Communities mdJSON ISO 19115-2 HTML