Integrated Kinetic Energy in North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones: Climatology, Analysis, and Seasonal Applications

@article{Kozar2019IntegratedKE,
  title={Integrated Kinetic Energy in North Atlantic Tropical Cyclones: Climatology, Analysis, and Seasonal Applications},
  author={Michael E. Kozar and Vasubandhu Misra},
  journal={Hurricane Risk},
  year={2019}
}
Integrated Kinetic Energy (IKE) is a recently developed metric that measures the destructive potential of tropical cyclones (TCs) by integrating the square of the surface winds across these powerful storms. In this chapter, the previous literature is reviewed to provide insights on the factors that make IKE a desirable metric. IKE complements existing scales and metrics by considering a TC’s entire wind field, in lieu of just focusing on the maximum intensity of a storm. Using a dataset of six… 
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