The Tornado Project: Counting Tornadoes

December 29, 2013

(This article was first published on Nine Lives, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

The goal of this open source R-based analysis, as mentioned in my earlier post, is to bring consistency and transparency to the analyses of publicly available Tornado datasets.

The project home page is on my GitHub site –

The latest analysis is on the reproduction of stats from literature studies. I was able to reproduce the stats, approximately if not exactly, from several studies. The only issue was with the paper by Simmons et al. I am pretty sure there is something wrong with the numbers published in Simmons et al. Here is the link to the specific analysis –

Any help or comments or contributions appreciated.

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