The CliMAS project provides projected species distributions and biodiversity estimates in the face of climate change, including regional summary reports. These can be generated for states, IBRA bioregions and NRM regions. The models are for terrestrial and freshwater vertebrates across Australia, and crayfish.

With the support of the northern monsoon cluster of NRM organisations, CliMAS NG improves on original CliMAS with 1km resolution, significantly better distribution modelling with dispersal and water flow, additional species taxa (fish and crayfish), better reporting, and an improved user interface.

Developed by the eResearch centre at JCU by Jeremy VanDerWal and team, with the view of making the climate change projections of species distributions accessible to NRM groups and all resource managers.

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