ClimAfrica

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ClimAfrica – Climate change predictions in Sub-Saharan Africa: impacts and adaptations ClimAfrica is an international project funded by European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) which comprises 18 institutions: 9 from Europe, 8 from Africa, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). African partners are from: Burkina Faso, Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi,… Read more »

Climate Risk Screening Tool

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CSAG have been sub-contracted by the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership to provide projections of climate for use in a climate risk screening tool being developed for African Development Bank managers.  CSAG will provide data and plots customised for the decision support tool interface.

Climate projections for the Nile river basin – hydrological modeling

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As part of a consortium with Aurecon, CSAG will provide downscaled projections of rainfall for a focused east African region that will serve as a test case for incorporating climate change projections information into hydrological modeling of the Nile river basin and inform decisions around infrastructure development within the basin.       Photo Credit:… Read more »

Providing Climate Projections

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CSAG will provide shapefiles of CMIP3 data to the world bank for use in their data portal. This data provision will include both anomalies of climate change data and derived statistics.   Update: The data portal is available at http://climatechange.worldbank.org/data.

Wind Atlas

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The generation of a wind atlas for South Africa is a joint undertaking between the CSIR, SAWS, CSAG and international collaborators at Risoe, part of the Danish Technical University. The project has been made possible by the Royal Danish Embassy, the United Nations Development Programme, the South African Wind Energy Programme and the South African… Read more »

City of Johannesburg – Climate change and storm water management

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CSAG has been contracted to provide a comprehensive report detailing climate change projections for the city of Johannesburg with a particular focus on storm water management, a critical issue for a city vulnerable to urban flooding. The report will be based on station scale, statistically downscaled, projections of future climate change.  The statistical downscaling will… Read more »

City of Cape Town – Climate change impacts on urban infrastructure

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CSAG has been contracted to contribute towards a comprehensive report on climate vulnerability and adaptation strategy for the city of Cape Town in South Africa.  CSAG will provide downscaled projections of key variables and parameters at spatial scales relevant to the city.  GCM based circulation and process based information will also be incorporated in order… Read more »