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TitleLondon, Ontario's, climate change adaptation strategy
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LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorRichardson, G R A; Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division
SourceAdapting to climate change: an introduction for Canadian municipalities; by Richardson, G R A ; Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Division; Climate Change Adaptation Program, Community Adaptation Case Studies Report 2010 p. 20-21 Open Access logo Open Access
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Year2010
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentserial
Lang.English
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is a translation of Stratégie d'adaptation aux changements climatiques de London, en Ontario
File formatpdf
ProvinceOntario
NTS40I/14; 40P/03
AreaLondon
Lat/Long WENS -81.5000 -81.0000 43.2500 42.7500
Subjectsenvironmental geology; Government and Politics; Health and Safety; Nature and Environment; Science and Technology; Education and Training; climate effects; climate; planning; resource management; storms; models; energy conservation; waterflooding; watersheds; floods; flood potential; Climate change; Environmental hazards; Weather; Environmental adaptation; Planning; Integrated management
Illustrationsphotographs; location maps; tables
ProgramClimate Change Impacts and Adaptation
ProgramClimate Change Impacts and Adaptation, Climate Change Adaptation Program
Released2010 01 01; 2020 11 13
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This case study describes London, Ontario's Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and the importance of collaborative partnerships between climate change specialists and municipal staff. Rainfall projections done by University of Western Ontario will form the basis for revised engineering standards for the City's stormwater management system. These changes will allow the City to make proactive incremental changes to its flood management program that should help avoid costly, disruptive and dangerous flooding in the future.
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