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Event attribution studies can now be performed at short notice. We document a protocol developed by the World Weather Attribution group. It includes choices of which events to analyse, the event definition, observational analysis, model evaluation, multi-model multi-method attribution, hazard synthesis, vulnerability and exposure analysis, and communication procedures. The protocol will be useful for future event attribution studies and as a basis for an operational attribution service.
ASCMO | Articles | Volume 6, issue 2
Adv. Stat. Clim. Meteorol. Oceanogr., 6, 177–203, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/ascmo-6-177-2020

Special issue: Methods for detection and attribution of anthropogenic climate...

Adv. Stat. Clim. Meteorol. Oceanogr., 6, 177–203, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/ascmo-6-177-2020

  10 Nov 2020

10 Nov 2020

A protocol for probabilistic extreme event attribution analyses

Sjoukje Philip et al.

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Event attribution studies can now be performed at short notice. We document a protocol developed by the World Weather Attribution group. It includes choices of which events to analyse, the event definition, observational analysis, model evaluation, multi-model multi-method attribution, hazard synthesis, vulnerability and exposure analysis, and communication procedures. The protocol will be useful for future event attribution studies and as a basis for an operational attribution service.
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