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Extra-tropical cyclones impact in Extreme Wind-Wave events in Atlantic Ocean: present and future perspective

Grant number: 20/01416-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctoral
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2020
Effective date (End): January 31, 2022
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Geosciences - Meteorology
Acordo de Cooperação: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)
Principal Investigator:Pedro Leite da Silva Dias
Grantee:Carolina Barnez Gramcianinov
Host Institution: Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas (IAG). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:18/08057-5 - Extreme Wind-Wave modeling and statistics in the Atlantic Ocean, AP.R


The wind pattern in an oceanic basin is one of the most important driving mechanisms of waves, impacting directly important human activities, such as shipping and oil exploration. Therefore, the study of extra-tropical cyclones and their relation with extreme wind-wave events are crucial to manage coastal and ocean activities safely, both in present and in future perspective. This document is a post-doctorate fellowship planning summary that aims to analyses the impact of extra-tropical cyclones in extreme wind-wave events in present and projected climate as part of the project Extreme wind-wave modeling and statistics in the Atlantic Ocean (EXWAV) developed in a partnership between University of Sao Paulo (IAG-USP) and the University of Lisbon (CENTEC-IST). The activities proposed include produce a climatology of extreme extra-tropical cyclones; create a classification to the extreme cyclones according to their impact in wave generation and their association to extreme wind-wave events and; evaluate changes in extreme cyclones in climate projection and estimate possibly changes in wind-wave pattern in the Atlantic Ocean. (AU)

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GRAMCIANINOV, C. B.; CAMPOS, R. M.; DE CAMARGO, R.; HODGES, I, K.; SOARES, C. GUEDES; DIAS, P. L. DA SILVA. Analysis of Atlantic extratropical storm tracks characteristics in 41 years of ERA5 and CFSR/CFSv2 databases. OCEAN ENGINEERING, v. 216, . (20/01416-0, 18/08057-5)
CAMPOS, RICARDO M.; GRAMCIANINOV, CAROLINA B.; DE CAMARGO, RICARDO; DA SILVA DIAS, PEDRO L.. Assessment and Calibration of ERA5 Severe Winds in the Atlantic Ocean Using Satellite Data. REMOTE SENSING, v. 14, n. 19, p. 24-pg., . (18/08057-5, 20/01416-0)
GRAMCIANINOV, CAROLINA B.; DE CAMARGO, RICARDO; CAMPOS, RICARDO M.; GUEDES SOARES, C.; DA SILVA DIAS, PEDRO L.. Impact of extratropical cyclone intensity and speed on the extreme wave trends in the Atlantic Ocean. Climate Dynamics, v. N/A, p. 20-pg., . (18/08057-5, 20/01416-0)

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