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Long-term and seasonal variability of wind and wave extremes in the Arctic Ocean

  title={Long-term and seasonal variability of wind and wave extremes in the Arctic Ocean},
  author={Isabela S. Cabral and Ian R. Young and Alessandro Toffoli},
  journal={arXiv: Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics},
Over recent decades, the Arctic Ocean has experienced dramatic changes due to climate change. Retreating sea ice has opened up large areas of ocean, resulting in an enhanced wave climate. Taking into account the intense seasonality and the rapid changes to the Arctic climate, a non-stationary approach is applied to time-varying statistical properties to investigate historical trends of extreme values. The analysis is based on a 28-year wave hindcast (from 1991 to 2018) carried out with the… 


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