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Meteorological extremes

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Author(s)

Franklin T. Lombardo, Adam L. Pintar, Antonio Possolo, Emil Simiu, DongHun 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

Citation

Lombardo, F. , Pintar, A. , Possolo, A. , Simiu, E. and Yeo, D. (2012), Meteorological extremes, the Encyclopedia of Environmetrics (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created December 27, 2012, Updated October 12, 2021