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ClimRes geovisualization tool – insurance compensation data for 2015 and 2016 available!

The ClimRes tool has now been updated with the data on insurance compensation payments due to losses caused by storms, floods, landslides, and storm surges that occurred in 2015 and 2016.
The source of the data is the Norwegian Natural Perils Pool (NPP). […]

April 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Nytt fra Climres – forskningsfunn i kortform

Climres vil i kortform formidle funn fra arbeidet i prosjektet. Gjennom en serie korte og populariserte tekster vil vi først og fremst presentere funn fra casestudier, men vi vil også bruke formatet til å presentere mer overordnede debatter innenfor klimaendringer og naturfarer som Climres bidrar til. […]

September 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

CLIMRES studentseminar

«Det var den raske avgjørelsen som gjorde at det gikk så bra som det gikk». Dette er ordføreren i Flatanger sine ord når han reflekterer over den store lyngbrannen i januar i 2014, og de avgjørelsene som ble tatt av brannsjefen i startfasen av brannen. Beslutningen om å evakuere befolkningen raskt, blir i ettertid betraktet som avgjørende for at mennesker og dyr ikke kom til fysisk skade. […]

March 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

ClimRes geovisualization tool – ‘data display’ added to the tool-box

A new “data display” tool has been added to the set of geovisualization tools. Access the tool here: http://setebos.svt.ntnu.no/climres/ […]

October 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Tools and techniques in climate change studies

Negative consequences of climate change are often conceived as too abstract and only of consequence for others in distant places. It is believed, however, that with use of geographical information systems (GIS) and other visual methodologies, climate change effects become real and easier to relate to one owns life. […]

August 7th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Intensive summer course at UNU-EHS in Bonn

“Advancing Disaster Risk Reduction to Enhance Sustainable Development in a Changing World” – this was the ambitious title of a two-week intensive summer course that our PhD candidate Sabrina Scherzer attended this June. […]

June 26th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Nordmenn er ikke redde for klimaendringer

Stadig flere av oss mener å ha opplevd direkte konsekvenser av klimaendringer. Likevel bekymrer vi oss mindre for hvordan klimaendringer kan påvirke oss selv. […]

May 7th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Tools and Techniques in Climate Change Studies (GEOG6105)

Climate change is real and as mitigation effort is slow, few believe that we will manage to restrict global warming to 2°C. Even with a 2°C warming, the negative consequences of climate change may be severe and strategic adaptation measures are therefore needed. […]

April 24th, 2015|News|0 Comments

ClimRes geovisualization tool ready for use – stage I

The first stage of the ClimRes geovisualization tool development process has been completed and the prototype is ready for user testing and further equipping with a participatory mechanism. […]

April 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Professor Susan L. Cutter, Doctor honoris causa at NTNU

Professor Susan Cutter, member of the ClimRes advisory board, has been awarded the title of Doctor honoris causa at NTNU. At a ceremony on March 20, 2015, Susan received her diploma and ring from the Rector at NTNU. […]

March 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments