Climate change impacts and implications for New Zealand to 2100 (Lowland case study)


Synthesis report: Lowland case study

This report describes a regional integrated assessment that explored the impacts and implications of climate change to 2100 to better understand feedback, cumulative impacts, and limits among economic, social, and environmental outcomes.


Date: 2016 Version: v1

Owner: NIWA, MWLR, AgResearch, Plant & Food Research, GNS, Scion, University of Waikato, Motu, NZAGGRC

Contact: Anne Gaelle Ausseil, MfE


Link to report / paper

Synthesis report - Lowland case study - Climate change impacts and implications for New Zealand to 2100


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Dataset attributes

Spatial extent Bay of Plenty
Spatial resolution 5 km
Temporal extent 1971 - 2100
Temporal resolution
Evaluation method (Validation)
Evaluation result (Numeric)
Evaluation result (Categorical)
Uncertainty method
Uncertainty data format (Numeric)
Uncertainty data format (Categorical)



Methodology is described in the report, section 4, p10 onwards.

Ausseil AGE, Bodmin K, Daigneault A, Teixeira E, Keller ED, Kirschbaum MUF, Timar L, Dunningham A, Zammit C, Stephens S, Cameron M, Blackett P, Harmsworth G, Frame B, Reisinger A, Tait A, Rutledge D (2016) Climate change impacts and implications: an integrated assessment in a lowland case study. Synthesis Report LC2714. Climate Change Impacts and Implications for New Zealand to 2100. MBIE contract C01X1225. 60p.


Fitness for purpose / limitations

This table indicates whether the dataset is suitable for different types of questions at different scales.

Note: Users should carefully consider their purpose as this dataset may not be suitable.

Operational Absolute Relative Screening/scoping
Block/farm No No No No
Multi-farms(5+) No No No No
Catchment No No No Maybe
National/regional No Maybe Yes Yes
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