Regional frequency analysis of extreme storm surges along the French coast

@inproceedings{Bardet2011RegionalFA,
  title={Regional frequency analysis of extreme storm surges along the French coast},
  author={Lucette Bardet and Claire-Marie Duluc and Vincent Rebour},
  year={2011}
}
A good knowledge of extreme storm surges is necessary to ensure protection against flood. In this paper we introduce a methodology to determine time series of skew surges in France as well as a statistical approach for estimating extreme storm surges. With the aim to cope with the outlier issue in surge series, a regional frequency analysis has been carried out for the surges along the Atlantic coast and the Channel coast. This methodology is not the current approach used to estimate extreme… CONTINUE READING

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