Developing Climate Information

Developing future climate information involves:

  • Setting your objectives and identifying requirements
  • Sourcing observed climate data
  • Sourcing climate model data
  • Developing climate projections
  • Communicating your information

These guidelines present 10 steps to help you better understand and access the climate data you need to develop effective future climate information; however, it is important to note that this process is not always linear.

Use this decision tree shows the connections between the 10 steps and will help you navigate through the process.

Developing climate information decision tree

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10