The Prairies case studies listed here were created or supported by CCIAD.
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Ecological Footprint and Land Use Scenarios - Calgary, Alberta
(2012) (PDF, 17 MB, 8 pages).
The City of Calgary has been measuring its Ecological Footprint, a measure of human demand for natural capital, in order to supply quantitative GIS analyses and other decision support material for adaptation.
Planning for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation - Red Deer, Alberta
(2012) (PDF, 17 MB, 6 pages).
The City initiated a climate change plan emphasizing corporate action and preparedness for associated impacts.
City of Portage la Prairie – Water Resources Infrastructure Assessment
Climate change vulnerabilities of drinking water treatment and distribution systems were identified using the PIEVC infrastructure risk assessment protocol.
Vulnerability of Calgary’s Potable Water Collection, Treatment and Distribution System
Water system upgrades to meet demands from projected population growth and the impacts of climate change were assessed with the PIEVC infrastructure risk assessment protocol.
City of Edmonton Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for the Quesnell Bridge
The climate change vulnerability of the Quesnell Bridge, a key crossing, was evaluated following the PIEVC infrastructure risk assessment protocol.