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Hurricane Risk and Loss Projection

Principal Investigator : Mark Powell

Group Members :
George Soukup
Nirva Morisseau-Leroy
Neal Dorst
Chris Landsea

Collaborators :
S. Cocke (FSU)
L. Axe (FSU)
S. Gulati (FIU)
J. Pinelli (FIT)
K. Gurley (UF)
S. Hamid (FIU)

Objective :
To support development of the State of Florida Hurricane loss projection model.

Accomplishments :
Simple version of model delivered. Use cases created for Rmax, Beta, Annual occurrence, time of genesis. Manuscript prepared and in review.

FY04 proposed milestones :
Validation of wind field model from a grid point statistics comparison to H*Wind, validation from comparing time series at selected stations from past landfalling hurricanes. Preparation of model submission to the State of Florida Commission.

References:
State of Florida Hurricane Loss Projection Model: Atmospheric Science Component. Mark Powell, George Soukup, Steve Cocke, Sneh Gulati, Nirva Morisseau-Leroy, Neal Dorst and Lizabeth Axe
Submitted to Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics


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