Research and analysis

Evaluation of long-term data sets for climate change detection and monitoring

Evaluation of a variety of data sets to help the Environment Agency reporting on climate change impacts.


Evaluation of Long-Term Data Sets for Climate Change Detection and Monitoring

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The objectives of this project were to:

  • conduct an initial audit of Environment Agency data sets, catalogue them and indicate their potential for detecting climate change impacts;
  • identify some key data sets that are external to the Environment Agency but that could be used to detect climate change impacts;
  • indicate, as far as possible, any gaps in the availability of environmental monitoring data that might be required by the Environment Agency to report on climate change impacts.
Published 1 January 2003