Ouranos

Overview

Ouranos, a research consortium on regional climatology and adaptation to climate change, is a joint initiative with the Government of Quebec, Hydro-Quebec, the Meteorological Service of Canada, and four Quebec Universities. Ouranos brings together researchers, policymakers and the resources necessary to meet the challenges presented by climate change. Ouranos is responsible for generating regional climate forecasts for all of Canada, provides support and data for researchers, sets up networks with various partners, and promotes the advancement of the climate sciences and corresponding adaptation strategies.