Uncertainties and Limitations in Simulating Tropical Cycl... and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Uncertainties and Limitations in Simulating Tropical Cyclones (Springer Theses) Hardcover – January 4, 2012

ISBN-13: 978-3642250286 ISBN-10: 3642250289 Edition: 2012th
Buy used
Buy new
Used & new from other sellers Delivery options vary per offer
37 used & new from $87.21
Amazon Price New from Used from
"Please retry"
"Please retry"
$87.21 $88.09
"Please retry"

Hero Quick Promo
Save up to 90% on Textbooks
Rent textbooks, buy textbooks, or get up to 80% back when you sell us your books. Shop Now
$129.00 FREE Shipping. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover

This theses is presented in two parts: development and testing of a new approach to detecting and tracking tropical cyclones in climate models; and application of an extreme value statistical approach to enable assessment of changes in weather extremes from climate models. The tracking algorithm applied a creative phase-space approach to differentiate between modeled tropical cyclones and their mid-latitude cousins. Special attention was paid to the considerable sensitivity of parameters. One major finding was that changes over time were relatively insensitive. This new approach will improve and add confidence to future assessments of climate impacts on hurricanes.
The Extremes Approach utilized the Generalized Pareto Distribution, one of the standard approaches to statistics of extremes. This method was applied to present and future hurricane distributions as modeled by a regional climate model. The results have been  compared with current observations on changes in weather extremes. The author came to the conclusion that the Extremes Approach provides an excellent method of determining weather extremes, whereas it is still difficult to directly resolve these extremes using climate models. The results of this thesis are of considerable societal importance: Detailed knowledge about hurricane characteristics and their progression enable decision-takers to plan and adapt evacuation strategies.


Shop the new tech.book(store)
New! Introducing the tech.book(store), a hub for Software Developers and Architects, Networking Administrators, TPMs, and other technology professionals to find highly-rated and highly-relevant career resources. Shop books on programming and big data, or read this week's blog posts by authors and thought-leaders in the tech industry. > Shop now

Product Details

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Uncertainties and Limitations in Simulating Tropical Cyclones (Springer Theses)
This item: Uncertainties and Limitations in Simulating Tropical Cyclones (Springer Theses)
Price: $129.00
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com