Henk van den Brink

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[1] The vulnerability of society on extreme weather has resulted in extensive research on the statistics of extremes. Although the theoretical framework of extreme value statistics is well developed, meteorological applications are often limited by the relative shortness of the available datasets. In order to overcome this problem, we use archived data from(More)
Societal changes demand education to apply new pedagogical approaches. Many educational stakeholders feel that serious games could play a key role in fulfilling this demand, and smack their chops when looking at the booming industry for leisure games. However, current toolkits for developing leisure games show severe shortcomings for the development of(More)
We use a very high resolution global climate model (~25 km grid size) with prescribed sea surface temperatures to show that greenhouse warming enhances the occurrence of hurricane-force (> 32.6 m s) storms over Western Europe during early autumn (AugOct), the majority of which originate as a tropical cyclone. The rise in Atlantic tropical SSTs extends(More)
Introduction The recently presented Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) from Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been received with great interest by stakeholders in many sectors of modern society where climate change may have serious consequences. One means of dealing with the inevitable uncertainty of future climate is(More)
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