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MEDICANES: meteorological environments, numeric forecasting and the assessment of present and future risks

Status:
Finalized
Solution:
Meteoclim
Client:
Economy and Competitiveness Ministry
Dates:
2009 - 2012
Location:
Spain

The purpose of the project has been to the characterisation of the meteorological environments which are ideal for the development and maintenance of Mediterranean tropical-like cyclones. Thus, the numeric forecasting thereof has been examined and improved by means of group prediction systems; post-processing techniques have been implemented in order to appropriately describe the probability forecasts, with emphasis on the extreme phenomenon and, finally, the risk of Mediterranean tropical-like cyclones and the uncertainty thereof has been quantitatively managed under present and future climate conditions.

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