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Most Downloaded Tropical Cyclone Research and Review Articles

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1. Impacts of Climate Change on Tropical Cyclones in the Western North Pacific Basin. Part I: Past Observations

May 2012
Tsz-Cheung Lee | Thomas R. Knutson | Hirotaka Kamahori | Ming Ying

This paper reviews the current state of the science on the relationship between climate change and historical tropical cyclone (TC) activity in the western North Pacific (WNP) basin, which is the region...

2. Study on Typhoon Disaster Loss and Risk Prediction and Benefit Assessment of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

December 2018
Lin Yang | Chunrong Cao | Dehui Wu | Honghua Qiu | Minghui Lu | Ling Liu

Based on the meteorological monitoring data of Typhoon Nesat and Haitang in Fujian Province in 2017, the data of the typhoon disaster situation and third-party evaluation of typhoon disaster prevention...

3. Recent Advances in Research and Forecasting of Tropical Cyclone Track, Intensity, and Structure at Landfall

May 2018
Marie-Dominique Leroux | Kimberly Wood | Russell L. Elsberry | Esperanza O. Cayanan | Eric Hendricks | Matthew Kucas | Peter Otto | Robert Rogers | Buck Sampson | Zifeng Yu

This review prepared for the fourth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone Landfall Processes (IWTCLP-4) summarizes the most recent (2015-2017) theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of...

4. Assessment on Disaster Risk Reduction of Tropical Storm Washi

September 2013
Olavo Rasquinho | Jinping Liu | Derek Leong

In December, 2011, the world's second most deadly disaster of the year, Tropical Storm Washi (known as Sendong in the Philippines) landed along the east coast of Mindanao, Philippines, causing 1,292...

5. Recent Progress in Storm Surge Forecasting

May 2018
Nadao Kohno | Shishir K. Dube | Mikhail Entel | S.H.M. Fakhruddin | Diana Greenslade | Marie-Dominique Leroux | Jamie Rhome | Nguyen Ba Thuy

This report briefly summarizes recent progress in storm surge forecasts, one of topics discussed during the fourth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone Landfall Process (IWTCLP 4) held during...

6. Effective Tropical Cyclone Forecast and Warning Communication: Recent Social Science Contributions

February 2015
B.H. Morrow | J.K. Lazo

Knowledge regarding how people obtain, understand, and use warning information is critical to saving lives and protecting property, yet scientifically valid and reliable research to support this part...

7. Recent Research Progress on Tropical Cyclone Structure and Intensity

May 2012
Yuqing Wang

This article provides a balanced, brief review on the research progress in the area of tropical cyclone (TC) structure and intensity achieved in the past three decade. Efforts have been made to introduce...

8. Seasonal Tropical Cyclone Forecasting

September 2019
Philip Klotzbach | Eric Blake | Joanne Camp | Louis-Philippe Caron | Johnny C.L. Chan | Nam-Young Kang | Yuri Kuleshov | Sai-Ming Lee | Hiroyuki Murakami | Mark Saunders | Yuhei Takaya | Frederic Vitart | Ruifen Zhan

This paper summarizes the forecast methods, outputs and skill offered by twelve agencies for seasonal tropical cyclone (TC) activity around the world. These agencies use a variety of techniques ranging...

9. Progress in Hong Kong’s Tropical Cyclone Forecasting and Warning Services in Recent Decades

February 2018
Wai-Kin Wong | Chun-Wing Choy

With modern infrastructures and effective warning systems, casualties, damages and losses due to tropical cyclones (TCs) have been significantly reduced over the years in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, densely...

10. A Retrospective on the Devastating Impacts of Tropical Storm Washi

May 2012
Susan R. Espinueva | Esperanza O. Cayanan | Nivagine C. Nievares

The December 2011 disaster in the Philippines which was induced by TS Washi was investigated. This disastrous event which claimed 1,268 human lives and PhP1.455 Billion (US$63.26M) damages to infrastructure...

11. Trapped-Fetch Wave Model Application to Typhoon Case

September 2012
Sangwook Park | Jong-Suk Park | Tae-Ryong Kim

The 'Trapped-Fetch Wave Model (TFWM)', which is developed for wave prediction in north Atlantic hurricanes, is applied to typhoon cases in western North Pacific (WNP). The comparison with operational...

12. Recent Advances in Research and Forecasting of Tropical Cyclone Rainfall

May 2018
Kevin Cheung | Zifeng Yu | Russell L. Elsberry | Michael Bell | Haiyan Jiang | Tsz Cheung Lee | Kuo-Chen Lu | Yoshinori Oikawa | Liangbo Qi | Robert F. Rogers | Kazuhisa Tsuboki

In preparation for the Fourth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclone Landfall Processes (IWTCLP-IV), a summary of recent research studies and the forecasting challenges of tropical cyclone (TC)...

13. Tropical Cyclone Prediction on Subseasonal Time-Scales

September 2019
Suzana J. Camargo | Joanne Camp | Russell L. Elsberry | Paul A. Gregory | Philip J. Klotzbach | Carl J. Schreck | Adam H. Sobel | Michael J. Ventrice | Frédéric Vitart | Zhuo Wang | Matthew C. Wheeler | Munehiko Yamaguchi | Ruifen Zhan

Here we discuss recent progress in understanding tropical cyclone (TC) subseasonal variability and its prediction. There has been a concerted effort to understand the sources of predictability at subseasonal...

14. An Introduction of Advanced Technology for Tropical Cyclone Observation, Analysis and Forecast in JMA

September 2018
Yoshiaki Takeuchi

Impact-based forecasts and risk-based warnings are the key approach to reduce disasters caused by tropical cyclones (TCs). This review paper highlights Japan Meteorological Agency’s and RSMC Tokyo –...

15. Advances in understanding difficult cases of tropical cyclone track forecasts

September 2019
Linus Magnusson | James D. Doyle | William A. Komaromi | Ryan D. Torn | Chi Kit Tang | Johnny.C.L. Chan | Munehiko Yamaguchi | Fuqing Zhang

Although tropical cyclone track forecast errors have substantially decreased in recent decades, there are still cases each season with large uncertainties in the forecasts and/or very large track errors....

16. Recent Progress in Urban Flood Risk Management in the Typhoon Committee Area

February 2012
Zhiyu Liu

The typhoon region is urbanizing rapidly with the increasing trend of population and economy. Fast urban development has also brought many potential troubles, and urban flooding is one of the most serious....

17. Role of Sea Surface Temperature in Modulating Life Cycle of Tropical Cyclones over Bay of Bengal

June 2019
Shyama Mohanty | Raghu Nadimpalli | Krishna K. Osuri | Sujata Pattanayak | U.C. Mohanty | Sourav Sil

Sea surface temperature (SST) varies significantly in the presence of tropical cyclones (TCs). Using fixed SST throughout the integration of high resolution TC models is general practice in research...

18. Scenario-based urban flood forecast with flood inundation map

March 2019
Jinhoon Kim | Hyoseob Cho

The objective of this study is to introduce how to apply the urban flood forecast with numerous flood inundation map scenario in Korea. In modeling of urban flood, drainage networks 1D model like SWMM...

19. Seasonal Forecasts of Tropical Cyclone Activity Over the Western North Pacific: A Review

September 2012
Ruifen Zhan | Yuqing Wang | Ming Ying

The attempt of this article is to provide a literature review on recent development and progress in seasonal forecasts for tropical cyclone (TC) activity over the western North Pacific (WNP). Since...

20. Operational Perspectives on Tropical Cyclone Intensity Change Part 1: recent advances in intensity guidance

September 2019
Joseph B. Courtney | Sébastien Langlade | Charles R. Sampson | John A. Knaff | Thomas Birchard | Stephen Barlow | S.D. Kotal | Tarik Kriat | Woojeong Lee | Richard Pasch | Udai Shimada

This review summarizes techniques used by operational centers to forecast tropical cyclone intensity change as presented to the International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (IWTC-9) in Hawaii in 2018....

21. Impacts of Climate Change on Tropical Cyclones in the Western North Pacific Basin. Part II: Late Twenty-First Century Projections

May 2012
Ming Ying | Thomas R. Knutson | Hirotaka Kamahori | Tsz-Cheung Lee

This paper reviews the latest studies on the relationship between projected late 21st century climate changes and tropical cyclone (TC) activity in the western North Pacific (WNP) basin, which is the...

22. Current and potential use of ensemble forecasts in operational TC forecasting: results from a global forecaster survey

September 2019
H.A. Titley | M. Yamaguchi | L. Magnusson

In order to understand the current and potential use of ensemble forecasts in operational tropical cyclone (TC) forecasting, a questionnaire on the use of dynamic ensembles was conducted at operational...

23. Tropical Cyclone Forecast Verification by India Meteorological Department for North Indian Ocean: a Review

December 2014
M. Mohapatra

The tropical cyclone (TC) forecast verification procedure followed by India Meteorological Department (IMD) is reviewed herewith as compared to the standard prescribed by World Meteorological Organisation....

24. Tropical cyclones and climate change

December 2019
K.J.E. Walsh | S.J. Camargo | T.R. Knutson | J. Kossin | T.-C. Lee | H. Murakami | C. Patricola

Since the Eighth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones (IWTC-8), held in December 2014, progress has been made in our understanding of the relationship between tropical cyclone (TC) characteristics,...

25. Framework of extreme flood risk management in the typhoon country region

March 2019
Cho-Rong Kim

Recently, flood damages have increased worldwide due to global warming and climate change. According to the Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), extreme weather events such...

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