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Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution

Abstract: Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution is a 2.5 by 2.5 minute grid based on more than 1,600 storm tracks for the period 1 January 1980 through

31 December 2000 for the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans that were assembled and modeled at UNEP/GRID-Geneva PreView. Windspeeds around storm tracks were modeled using Holland's model

(1997) to assess the grid cells likely to have been ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a means of assessing the relative distribution and frequency of global cyclone hazard.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -55.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.0
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27