The Prairie Climate Resilience Project: Producer Coping and Adaptation Responses to Weather Shocks and Stresses in Southern Alberta

Jennifer Medlock, Andrew McCoy
Created: 2/29/2008 -


This project was part of two larger studies being conducted by the International Institute of Sustainable Development: The Prairie Climate Resilience Project and the Adaptive Policies Project. The specific objective of the field research reported in this document was to examine farm-level and organization-level experiences with and responses to extreme weather events in the Coaldale and Foremost regions of Alberta.

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Regional / Subnational
State / Provincial
Sector Addressed
Disaster Risk Management
Land Use Planning
Water Resources
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Air temperature
Flow patterns
Growing season
Storms or extreme weather events