Tropical Storm Risk (TSR)

Data provided by:UCL University College London
Data accessibility:visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
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Data type:hazard specific data
Hazard:Severe Storm
Disaster cycle phase:Disaster Risk Management, Response, Recovery
Space-based information:The TSR Tropical Storm Tracker presents tropical cyclone data received from three tropical cyclone warning centers via the UK Met. Office DPDS service. The data is derived from the GOES-16 satellite. Users can also register to obtain storm alerts. Near-real time data is presented on the website and seasonal forecasts are made separated by geographical region. Forecasts are separated by geographical region: Hurricanes: Atlantic ACE Index and USA and Caribbean Landfalling Typhoons: Northwest Pacific ACE Index and System Numbers Cyclones: Australian Region ACE Index, System Numbers and Landfalling STR presents the accuracy of its predictions through hindcast skill plots which are also available on their website.
Satellites and Sensors:GOES- 8-15 (IMAGER), GOES-16
Spatial coverage:Global
Temporal coverage:Archive, Forecasted, Near-real time
Content dates:1970 to date
Technical Specifications:Seasonal Prediction skill
Costs:free
Contact:Mark Saunders
Tutorials on the use of data:n/a
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