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The Extremes Toolkit

Weather and Climate Applications for Extreme Value Analysis (EVA)

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The Extremes Toolkit is in the process of undergoing major changes.

Summary of changes:

  • New Website! This current page is going away.
  • extRemes (version >= 2.0) will now be a command-line only package.
  • The point-and-click windows formerly contained in extRemes will now be contained in the new (to-be-released) R package called in2extRemes.
  • Thorough tutorials for both packages (both are to-be-released) will be made available.
  • extRemes version 2.0 will contain many new features not currently available in extRemes or ismev.
Some examples of new features that will be included are: (i) GMLE and Bayesian estimation, (ii) more diagnostic plots for non-stationary models, (iii) more diagnostic plots for PP models, (iv) confidence intervals for "effective" return levels, (v) more user-friendly object-oriented method functions to make using the command-line code easier, among numerous other new features.

The National Center for Atmospheric Research is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.


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