Climate Vulnerability Monitor
Biophysical Data Explorer


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The Biophysical Data Explorer was developed by a science consortium led by Climate Analytics and is part of the 3rd edition of the Climate Vulnerability Monitor, A Planet on Fire, commissioned by the Climate Vulnerable Forum and the Vulnerable Twenty Group.

Contributing authors to scientific content

Temperature, Water, Winds, Agriculture (Climate Analytics): Rosanne Martyr-Koller (lead), Tabea Lissner, Fahad Saeed, Tessa Möller, Shalom Udechukwu, René Rott

Scientific coverage and attributable impacts (Mercator Institute for the Global Commons and Climate Change): Max Callaghan, Sarah Lueck

Socio-economic vulnerability (Global Data Lab): Jeroen Smits, Janine Huisman

Concept and implementation of the Data Explorer (Climate Media Factory)

Bernd Hezel, Robert Gieseke, Catharina Dörr

How to cite

Climate Analytics, 2022: Climate Vulnerability Monitor Biophysical Data Explorer,


We would like to acknowledge the following reviewers and contributors: Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, Alexander Nauels, Emily Theokritoff and Shruti Nath, as well as Katja Frieler and Matthias Mengel from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

We would also like to acknowledge the following data providers: The World Bank, the United Nations Development Program, the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis.

Country boundaries under a Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0 license from World Bank Official Boundaries, version last updated Mar 19, 2020: World Bank Official Boundaries