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Mainstreaming Climate Change Integrated Landscape Assessment, Decision-Support Process & Tool Kit: Guidebook to Implementing the Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects of the Assessment

This guidebook provides an overview and application of scenario approaches as a method of conducting complex regional and place-based assessments and providing information to support planners developing longer-term adaptation plans.
By Livia Bizikova, Darren Swanson, Ruth Waldick, John Bolte , Dan MacDonald, Anna Zaytseva, Kathy Lindsay, Dennis White, Pierre Yves Gasser, Scott Mitchell, Kellie Vache, Sampsa Hamalainen on July 21, 2015

This guidebook provides an overview and application of scenario approaches as a method of conducting complex regional and place-based assessments and providing information to support planners developing longer-term adaptation plans.

An important aspect of the approach, however, is that it considers future change in the context of whole regional systems. This guidebook describes how to characterize changes while measuring, evaluating, and mapping climate change impacts in the context of quantitative data on the agricultural sector in light of developed qualitative scenarios.

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