Environment & ICTs

Developed by: 
Institute of Development Studies
Description: 

Strengthening Climate Resilience (SCR) is a new DFID funded programme that aims to enhance the ability of governments and civil society organisations in developing countries to build the resilience of communities to disasters and climate change as part of their development work.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://community.eldis.org/.59d49986/
Contact person: 
Katie Harris, Programme Manager
Contact email: 
k.harris@ids.ac.uk
Type of access: 
open, registration required to post
Type of information available online: 
policy documents, photos, videos
Developed by: 
Institute for Development Studies
Description: 

The Linking Climate Adaptation (LCA) Network is a community of over 900 practitioners, stakeholders, researchers and policy-makers exchanging information on climate adaptation research and practice around the globe via the Networks email list. This space on Eldis Community acts as an archive for messages sent to the network via the email list and as a document store.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://community.eldis.org/.599266eb/
Contact person: 
Contact email: 
lyris@lyris.ids.ac.uk; community@ids.ac.uk
Type of access: 
open, registration required to post
Type of information available online: 
policy and research documents, email discussions
Developed by: 
Eldis / Institute of Development Studies
Description: 

The Climate Change Resource Guide provides easy structured access to an extensive collection of research and policy documents. All are editorially selected, summarised and available free to download in full text. Resource guides are intended to help you keep up to date with the latest in development research, policy and practice.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.eldis.org/index.cfm
Contact person: 
Contact email: 
eldis@ids.ac.uk
Type of access: 
open, registration required to
Type of information available online: 
documents, links, newsfeed, country profiles
Developed by: 
International Institute for Environment and Development, Linking Climate Adaptation, Eldis Community / Institute of Development Studies
Description: 

Community Based Adaptation ExchangeCommunity Based Adaptation Exchange CBA-X is a shared online resource designed to bring together and grow the CBA community. It provides a space for exchange of up-to-date and relevant information about community-based adaptation, including news, events, case studies, tools, policy resources, and videos.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://community.eldis.org/cbax/
Contact person: 
Contact email: 
cba-x@ids.ac.uk
Type of access: 
open, registration required to post
Type of information available online: 
news, discussions, policy resources, case studies, videos, tools
Developed by: 
Network and Information Technologies Lab, National Geophysical Data Center, Microsoft Research, Russian Data Intensive Grid
Description: 

The main idea behind ESSE is a flexible, efficient and easy to use search engine for data mining in environmental data archives. The ESSE will act as a bridge between the questions the user needs to act of the environment and the data which describes it, allowing the user to query environmental data archives in human linguistic terms.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://esse.wdcb.ru/index.html
Contact person: 
Project contact
Contact email: 
esse@wdcb.ru
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
database, downloadable search engine software, plugins
Developed by: 
Oxford University
Description: 

ClimatePrediction.net Users map: ClimatePrediction.net Users mapClimatePrediction.net Users map: ClimatePrediction.net Users mapClimateprediction.net is a distributed computing project to produce predictions of the Earth’s climate up to 2100 and to test the accuracy of climate models.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://climateprediction.net/
Contact person: 
Climateprediction.net project co-ordinator
Contact email: 
hiro@atm.ox.ac.uk
Type of access: 
open, participation requires BOINC software (free download) and free account registration at climateprediction.net
Type of information available online: 
raw data, discussion forum, results of experiments, informatoin about climate modelling and experiments
Developed by: 
Microsoft and the European Environment Agency (EEA)
Description: 

Eye on Earth is a two-way communication platform on the environment which brings together scientific information with feedback and observations of millions of ordinary people. It is the result of a partnership between Microsoft and the European Environment Agency (EEA). Currently, it includes information on the water quality for more than 22.000 bathing sites throughout Europe.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://eyeonearth.eu/home.aspx
Contact person: 
European Environmental Agency: contact form
Contact email: 
http://www.eea.europa.eu/address.html
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
place-specific air & water quality data, sms notification service
Developed by: 
The MarineMap Consortium
Description: 

MarineMap is a web-based decision support tool for open and participatory spatial planning in the marine environment.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://marinemap.org/
Contact person: 
Contact form
Contact email: 
http://marinemap.org/Plone/contact-info
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
maps, decision support tool, online tour, data, source code, .kml file
Developed by: 
The Nature Conservancy
Description: 

ConserveOnline is a “one-stop” online, public library, created and maintained by The Nature Conservancy in partnership with other conservation organizations. The library makes conservation tools, techniques, and experience available to a broad community of conservation practitioners.

Go to direct to resource: 
http://conserveonline.org/
Contact person: 
Contact email: 
conserveonline@tnc.org
Type of access: 
open, free registration required for uploading files and using advanced features (calendar, workspace, discussion groups)
Type of information available online: 
presentations, practice, methods
Developed by: 
The Nature Conservancy, The University of Washington, The University of Southern Mississippi
Description: 

Climate WizardClimate Wizard
With ClimateWizard you can: * view historic temperature and rainfall maps for anywhere in the world * view state-of-the-art future predictions of temperature and rainfall around the world * view and download climate change maps in a few easy steps.
ClimateWizard enables technical and non-technical a

Go to direct to resource: 
http://www.climatewizard.org/
Contact person: 
Chris Zganjar
Contact email: 
climatewizard@tnc.org
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
maps

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