Estimating 10000-year return values from short time series

  title={Estimating 10000-year return values from short time series},
  author={Henk van den Brink and G{\"u}nther P. K{\"o}nnen},
The distribution of outliers is used as a tool for finding the extreme value distribution of meteorological parameters and to provide return values for large return periods from short records. Its potential is demonstrated for five cases. For extreme winds in the Northern Hemisphere (NH) the method shows that appropriately transformed annual maximum wind speeds can be described by a Gumbel distribution; for extreme waves it rejects the proposed adoption of an exponential distribution and points… CONTINUE READING


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