Reports

Reports


Framework for undertaking socio-economic cost-benefit analysis for climate information services in the western tropical Pacific

This report outlines a framework for undertaking socio-economic cost-benefit analysis to support decision-making relevant to investments in climate information services (CIS) in the Pacific. The framework will help decision-makers to identify CIS projects that have the greatest common good; estimate the rate of return on investment; and inform the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of benefits to target communities.

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Climate in the Pacific: A regional summary of new science and management tools

This report provides a summary of the science and tools developed through the Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science and Adaptation Planning (PACCSAP) program, and the Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP) prior to that, in an easily accessible and largely non-technical format. It is intended as a key point of reference on the latest regional science for policy developers, planners and associated decision-makers and stakeholders in partner countries.

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Climate Variability, Extremes and Change in the Western Tropical Pacific: New Science and Updated Country Reports 2014

This report documents the latest scientific understanding of large-scale climate processes, observations, extremes and projections in the western tropical Pacific. This report builds on the research published in Climate Change in the Pacific: Scientific Assessment and New Research, Volumes 1 & 2 (2011) and provides updated individual country reports for 14 Pacific Island Countries and Timor-Leste featuring the latest CMIP5-based global climate model outputs.

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Climate Change in the Pacific: Scientific Assessment and New Research 2011

Climate Change in the Pacific is a rigorously researched, peer-reviewed scientific assessment of the climate of the western Pacific region. Building on the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, this two-volume publication represents a comprehensive resource on the climate of the Pacific.

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Older reports

  • PACCSAP Program Technical Training workshop report (March 2013) | Download [PDF, 905KB] or view as webpage
  • PACCSAP Program Science Symposium report (March 2013) | Download [PDF, 865KB] or view as webpage
  • PCCSP End of Program Report | Download [PDF, 5.5MB]
  • Pacific Climate Change Science Program Annual Report 1, 2009–10 | Download [PDF, 3.6MB]