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Development of the Climate Registry for the Assessment of Vulnerability (CRAVe): A Searchable, Public Online Tool for Understanding Species and Habitat Vulnerability

Development of the Climate Registry for the Assessment of Vulnerability (CRAVe)


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The USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC), as part of the work of the Interagency Land Management Adaptation Group (ILMAG), initiated a project in 2013 to develop plans for a searchable, public registry on climate change vulnerability assessments. Member agencies from the USGCRP Adaptation Science Work Group, the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA), and several NGO’s also contributed. Vulnerability assessments are important for identifying resources that are most likely to be affected by climate change and providing insights on why certain resources are vulnerable. Consequently, they provide valuable information for informing climate change adaptation planning. CRAVe allows users to enter [...]

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Laura M Thompson, Robin O'Malley
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Multiple Federal and Other Collaborators
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Altamaha River flood - Credit: Alan Cressler
Altamaha River flood - Credit: Alan Cressler


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  • National CASC
  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers

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