Articles | Volume 21, issue 2
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 663–682, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-663-2021
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 663–682, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-663-2021

Research article 16 Feb 2021

Research article | 16 Feb 2021

A new view on the risk of typhoon occurrence in the western North Pacific

Kelvin S. Ng and Gregor C. Leckebusch

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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (further review by editor and referees) (15 Nov 2020) by Piero Lionello
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RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (30 Dec 2020)
ED: Publish as is (10 Jan 2021) by Piero Lionello
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Due to the rarity of high-impact tropical cyclones (TCs), it is difficult to achieve a robust TC hazard assessment based on historical observations only. Here we present an approach to construct a TC event set that contains more than 10 000 years of TC events by using a computationally simple and efficient method. This event set has similar characteristics as the historical observations but includes a better representation of intense TCs. Thus, a robust TC hazard assessment can be achieved.
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