Extreme events : observations, modeling, and economics / Mario Chavez, Michael Ghil, Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi, editors.

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Other Authors: Chavez, Mario (Editor), Ghil, Michael (Editor), Urrutia Fucugauchi, Jaime (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken, New Jersey : Washington, D.C. : Wiley ; American Geophysical Union, [2015]
Series:Geophysical monograph ; 214.
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Table of Contents:
  • Applications of Extreme Value Theory to Environmental Data Analysis / Gwladys Toulemonde, Pierre Ribereau, and Philippe Naveau
  • Dynamical Systems Approach to Extreme Events / Catherine Nicolis and Gregoire Nicolis
  • Skill of Data-based Predictions versus Dynamical Models: A Case Study on Extreme Temperature Anomalies / Stefan Siegert, Jochen Bröcker, and Holger Kantz
  • Detecting and Anticipating Climate Tipping Points / Timothy M. Lenton and Valerie N. Livina
  • Understanding ENSO Variability and Its Extrema: A Delay Differential Equation Approach / Michael Ghil and Ilya Zaliapin
  • Drivers of Extreme Space Weather Events: Fast Coronal Mass Ejections / Alexander Ruzmaikin, Joan Feynman, and Stilian Stoev
  • Chicxulub Asteroid Impact: An Extreme Event at the Cretaceous/Paleogene Boundary / Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi and Ligia Pérez-Cruz
  • Weather and Climatic Drivers of Extreme Flooding Events over the Midwest of the United States / Andrew W. Robertson, Yochanan Kushnir, Upmanu Lall, and Jennifer Nakamura
  • Analysis of the Hazards and Vulnerability of the Cancun Beach System: The Case of Hurricane Wilma / Edgar Mendoza, Rodolfo Silva, Cecilia Enriquez-Ortiz, Ismael Mariño-Tapia, and Angélica Felix
  • Observations and Modeling of Environmental and Human Damage Caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami / Kazuhisa Goto, Fumihiko Imamura, Shunichi Koshimura, and Hideaki Yanagisawa
  • Extreme Capillary Wave Events Under Parametric Excitation / Michael G. Shats, Hua Xia, and Horst Punzmann
  • A Review of Great Magnitude Earthquakes and Associated Tsunamis along the Guerrero, Mexico Pacific Coast: A Multiproxy Approach / María-Teresa Ramírez-Herrera, Néstor Corona, and Gerardo Suárez
  • Landslide Risk to the Population of Italy and Its Geographical and Temporal Variations / Paola Salvati, Mauro Rossi, Cinzia Bianchi, and Fausto Guzzetti
  • An Extreme Event Approach to Volcanic Hazard Assessment / Servando De la Cruz-Reyna and Ana Teresa Mendoza-Rosas
  • Economic Impact of Extreme Events: An Approach Based on Extreme Value Theory / Richard W. Katz
  • Extreme Magnitude Earthquakes and Their Direct Economic Impacts: A Hybrid Approach / Mario Chavez, Eduardo Cabrera, Silvia Garcia, Erik Chavez, Mike Ashworth, Narciso Perea, and Alejandro Salazar
  • Tropical Cyclones: From the Influence of Climate to Their Socioeconomic Impacts / Suzana J. Camargo and Solomon M. Hsiang
  • Impacts of Natural Disasters on a Dynamic Economy / Andreas Groth, Patrice Dumas, Michael Ghil, and Stéphane Hallegatte
  • Extreme Tsunami Events in the Mediterranean and Its Impact on the Algerian Coasts / Lubna A. Amir, Walter Dudley, and Brian G. McAdoo
  • High-Tech Risks: The 2011 Tôhoku Extreme Events / Heriberta Castaños and Cinna Lomnitz
  • On Predictive Understanding of Extreme Events: Pattern Recognition Approach, Prediction Algorithms, Applications to Disaster Preparedness / Vladimir Keilis-Borok, Alexandre Soloviev, and Andrei Gabrielov.