System for Integrated Modeling of Metropolitan Extreme Heat Risk (SIMMER) aims to advance methods for assessing current and future urban vulnerabilities from extreme heat through integration of physical and social science models.
GIS Climate Change Scenarios portal serves a large community of GIS users. Global and downscaled climate change projections from the Community Climate System Model (CCSM-3) can be downloaded in a common GIS format.
The Climate Inspector is an interactive web application which expands Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping and graphing capabilities to visualize possible temperature and precipitation changes throughout the 21st century.
This interactive web map is a product from the System for Integrated Modeling of Metropolitan Extreme Heat Risk (SIMMER). It displays places in Houston where you can go to stay cool, integrated with a model simulation of the average summer high temperatures.