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Cal-Adapt - Linking Climate Science with Practitioner Need

The California Energy Commission and UC Berkeley’s Geospatial Innovation Facility are jointly hosting a public webinar to introduce the data, tools, and features available through Cal-Adapt, and also to solicit input on the continued development of the site.

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Explore warm nights and heat waves with the Extreme Heat Tool on Cal-Adapt

The Extreme Heat Tool utilizes LOCA downscaled daily maximum and minimum temperature data to visualize the frequency and duration of extreme heat events for California.

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Cal-Adapt and Climate Adaptation Clearinghouse Energy Sector User Needs Assessment Workshops

UC Berkeley’s Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF) and the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) are pleased to invite you to a duo of energy sector-focused workshops for eliciting needs related to climate adaptation on September 12th in Sacramento at the California Energy Commission (Imbrecht Hearing Room).

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How is the new Cal-Adapt different from the original Cal-Adapt?

The new Cal-Adapt (Cal-Adapt 2.0) dramatically expands the capacities of the initial version of Cal-Adapt, which was released in 2011, in the following ways: New climate projections More powerful visualizations Improved access to primary data and a new public API Connections with supporting…

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Underlying Data and Model Selection in Cal-Adapt 2.0

Through Cal-Adapt, users can download projected climate data associated with 32 General Circulation Models (GCMs, also known as Global Climate Models). This suite of models—known as CMIP5—was used as the basis for the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment…

User Stories

We would like to feature how people around California are using Cal-Adapt for planning, assessment, research, teaching, and more. If you want to share your experiences, we would love to hear from you! Email us your story at with the heading User Story.