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Maximum Observed Windspeeds Using H*Wind Analyses

August 3, 2013
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Maximum Observed Windspeeds Using H*Wind Analyses

Building off of my last post using H*Wind data, I decided to examine the maximum windspeeds produced by Hurricane Katrina. The R code used to produce this post is available via Github. The trick here was to mung (“muhnj”) the data to produce a single plot of maximum windspeeds. There are 38 shapefiles corresponding to... Continue reading » The...

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H*Wind Analyses Using R

July 27, 2013
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I did a (relatively) simple work-up over on Github showing how to load in AOML/NOAA H*Wind analysis data and display it. I used the R program, which is an open-source, community-maintained statistical platform capable of handling – well – just about anything. So what is H*Wind? From AOML/NOAA: Since 1996 the Hurricane Research Division has participated in... Continue reading » The...

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