Climate Change Adaptation for Excessive Moisture

  • Conducted hydrological modeling, stakeholder consultation, and identification of best practices within the agricultural sector to establish recommendations for development of a provincial strategy to deal with excessive moisture
  • Identified the effects of climate change on watershed sensitivity and on moisture within the region through a conceptual hydrologic model to establish and quantify current baseline water and moisture conditions
  • Incorporated various climate scenarios to identify potential risks that may arise due to changes in future weather patterns
  • Through stakeholder consultation, determined how existing policy and programs affect producers, what gaps need to be addressed, and how land use could be more effectively managed

Roles:

  • hydrological modeling
  • stakeholder consultation
  • Location:┬áInterlake Region, Manitoba