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Earth Institute Research Projects

Tornado outbreak variability & extreme U.S. tornado outbreaks

Lead PI: Prof. Joel E. Cohen

Unit Affiliation: Laboratory of Populations

January 2015 - January 2017
Inactive
North America ; New York City, NY
Project Type: Research

RESEARCH TEAM:

Michael Tippett, Chiara Lepore

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics

PUBLICATIONS:

Tippett, Michael K. and Cohen, Joel E. 2016 Tornado outbreak variability follows Taylor’s power law of fluctuation scaling and increases dramatically with severity. Nature Communications 7:10668. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10668

Tippett, Michael K., Lepore, Chiara and Cohen, Joel E. 2016 More tornadoes in the most extreme U.S. tornado outbreaks. Science 10.1126/science.aah7393, First release Dec. 1. DOI: 10.1126/science.aah7393

THEMES

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