GetWH {CompoundEvents}R Documentation

Occurrence of compound wet-hot events

Description

Extract compound wet-hot (WH) occurrences based on thresholds of precipitation and temperature.The binary variable of the WH (or wet-warm,WW) event can be obtained.

Usage

GetWH(mp,mt,threp,thret)

Arguments

mp

Precipitation

mt

Temperature

threp

Threshold of precipitation (e.g., 80th percentile)

thret

Threshold of temperature (e.g., 80th percentile)

Value

The occurrence of compound wet-hot events (0-1 binary variable)

References

Hao, Z. et al (2013). Changes in concurrent monthly precipitation and temperature extremes. Environ. Res. Lett., 8(3): 034014.

Examples

mp=matrix(rnorm(120,0,1),ncol=1)
mt=matrix(rnorm(120,0,1),ncol=1)
threp=80
thret=80
WH<-GetWH(mp,mt,threp,thret)

[Package CompoundEvents version 0.1.0 Index]