Hurricane Climatology PDF ePub eBook

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Hurricane Climatology free pdf Hurricanes are nature's most destructive storms and they are becoming more powerful as the globe warms. Hurricane Climatology explains how to analyze and model hurricane data to better understand and predict present and future hurricane activity. It uses the open-source and now widely used R software for statistical computing to create a tutorial-style manual for independent study, review, and reference. The text is written around the code that when copied will reproduce the graphs, tables, and maps. The approach is different from other books that use R. It focuses on a single topic and explains how to make use of R to better understand the topic. The book is organized into two parts, the first of which provides material on software, statistics, and data. The second part presents methods and models used in hurricane climate research.

About James B. Elsner

James B. Elsner is the Earl and Sophia Shaw Professor of Geography at Florida State University where he teaches applied spatial statistics and hurricane climatology. Dr. Elsner is President and CEO of Climatek- a company that develops software for hurricane-risk models. His research interests include the changing nature of hurricane risk. He has written more than 110 research articles and two books. Dr. Thomas Herbert Jagger is Vice President of Climatek and independent researcher. He has written more than 25 papers advancing the use of statistical analysis in weather and climate. As Vice president of Climatek he has incorporated Bayesian analysis and extreme value modeling into his research on hurricane climatology and hurricane risk analysis.

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Author : James B. Elsner
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 28 March 2013
ISBN : 019982763X
EAN : 9780199827633
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 390 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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