Top Ten Annual Sea Levels: Lowestoft, UK (1964 - 2014)

Description

Top ten annual sea levels at the LoweStoft Station tide gauge from 1964 - 2014. From 1964 - 1992, raw data is collected in hour intervals; from 1993 - present, raw data is collected in fifteen minute intervals. Data is pre-processed here to account for storm length - see reference for details.

Usage

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Format

A data matrix with 51 observations. Each year is considered an observation, with the top ten annual sea level events.

Source

UK Tide Gauge Network (Lowestoft Station): https://www.bodc.ac.uk/data/online_delivery/ntslf/processed/

References

Bader B., Yan J., & Zhang X. (2015). Automated Selection of r for the r Largest Order Statistics Approach with Adjustment for Sequential Testing. Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut.

Examples

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data(lowestoft)
gevrSeqTests(lowestoft, method = "ed")
## Not run
## Look at the difference in confidence intervals between r = 1 and r = 10
# z1 <- gevrFit(lowestoft[, 1])
# z2 <- gevrFit(lowestoft)
# gevrRl(z1, 50, method = "profile")
# gevrRl(z2, 50, method = "profile")

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