Meteorological extremes

Published: December 28, 2012

Author(s)

Franklin T. Lombardo, Adam L. Pintar, Antonio M. Possolo, Emil Simiu, Dong Hun Yeo

Abstract

This entry reviews basic principles of the statistical analysis of large extreme values (EVs), the role of simulations for the development of relevant meteorological data sets, the interaction between the extreme value modeling process and its application to engineering, and specific issues pertaining to wind, snow, ice, storm surge, and ocean waves.
Citation: the Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
Issue: Encyclopedia of Environmetrics 2nd ed

Keywords

Extreme value analysis, wind, generalized Pareto distribution, Generalized extreme value distribution
Created December 28, 2012, Updated February 19, 2017