Statistical analysis on extreme wave height

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dc.contributor.author Teena, N.V.
dc.contributor.author SanilKumar, V.
dc.contributor.author Sudheesh, K.
dc.contributor.author Sajeev, R.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-13T05:15:59Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-13T05:15:59Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Natural Hazards, vol.64; 2012; 223-236
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/4165
dc.description.abstract The classical extreme value theory based on generalized extreme value (GEV) distribution and generalized Pareto distribution (GPD) is applied to the wave height estimate based on wave hindcast data covering a period of 31 years for a location in the eastern Arabian Sea. Practical concern such as the threshold selection and model validation is discussed. Estimates of wave height having different return periods are compared with estimates obtained from different distributions. On comparing the distributions fitted to the GEV with annual maximum approach and GPD with peaks over threshold approach have indicated that both GEV and GPD models gave similar or comparable wave height for the study area since there is no multiple storm event in a year. Influence of seasonality on wave height having different return period is also studied.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Springer
dc.rights An edited version of this paper was published by Springer. This paper is for R & D purpose and Copyright [2012] Springer.
dc.subject design wave
dc.subject wave height
dc.subject extreme waves
dc.title Statistical analysis on extreme wave height
dc.type Journal Article


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