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Title: A Web Based Geographic Information Platform to Support Urban Adaptation to Climate Change

The urban climate is changing rapidly. Therefore, climate change and its projected impacts on environmental conditions must be considered in assessing and comparing urban planning alternatives. In this paper, we present an integrated framework for urban climate adaptation tool (Urban-CAT) that will help cities to plan for, rather than react to, possible risks. Urban-CAT will be developed as a scenario planning tool that is locally relevant to existing urban decision-making processes.
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  1. ORNL
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Conference: GeoComputation 2015, Dallas, TX, USA, 20150520, 20150523
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Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program
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United States
climate change; urban resilience; web-based GIS