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PUBLICATION NOTICE: Frequency of Extreme Weather Events Model User's Guide

US Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Published July 29, 2019

The US Army Engineer Research and Development Center has published the report/note described and linked below. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.

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Frequency of Extreme Weather Events Model User's Guide 


Byron M. Garton


Extreme weather events such as droughts and extended periods of high temperatures can have a negative impact on future force readiness and effectiveness. This model attempts to predict the likelihood of extreme weather events by calculating probabilities for several scenarios from future climate projections for various Department of Defense (DoD) installations. This document describes the process of executing the Frequency of Extreme Weather Events Model, as it exists at the time of this writing, within the common computational environment established under the software integration effort of the Integrated Climate Assessment for Army Enterprise Planning work package.

22 pgs / 1.5 mb


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