This report presents an overview of user demands for climate information for professional use
(climate impact studies, climate adaptation and to a lesser extent also climate mitigation in the
Netherlands). It presents the requirements for “primary” climate data, such as temperature,
precipitation, wind, etc. for the current and future climate.
KNMI will make use of this overview as input for its climate research and to adjust its advice to
In the report, the results of the inventory are described per sector as follows:
• a short description of the possible effects of climate change;
• a short description of the use of climate information for adaptation;
• a table with an overview of the requests for climate information.
J Bessembinder, B Overbeek, G Verver. Inventarisatie van gebruikerswensen voor klimaatinformatie
KNMI number: TR-317, Year: 2011, Pages: 45