Dixon, M. J. and Tawn, J. A. and Vassie, J. M. (1998) Spatial modelling of extreme sea-levels. Environmetrics, 9 (3). pp. 283-301. ISSN 1099-095XFull text not available from this repository.
The problem of estimating the probability of extreme sea-levels along a coastline has received little attention. Most of the existing analyses are univariate approaches that are applied independently to data from individual sites. We present a spatial extension of the methods that integrates information from the data sites and exploits knowledge of the spatial variation of the tidal and surge constituents of the sea-level along a coastline, to produce estimates at any coastal location. We illustrate the method by application to the UK east coast providing a set of design level estimates along the entire coastline.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Environmetrics|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||coastal flooding • extreme sea-levels • extreme value theory • joint probabilities method • kernel regression smoothing • spatial estimation|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics|
|Deposited On:||18 Nov 2008 10:00|
|Last Modified:||03 Nov 2015 14:18|
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