The spatial portal is an interactive platform that displays spatial data and provides information to improve understanding of issues of climate change vulnerability in Greater Manchester, helping to build the evidence base available to decision makers and other stakeholders when developing climate change adaptation plans and strategies.

The spatial portal is for all stakeholders, including community members, to visualise vulnerability, exposure and climate hazards within a particular location, thus raising awareness, aiding decision-making and facilitating community and stakeholder participation in formulating appropriate adaptation responses.