Tropical cyclones are amongst the most dangerous natural hazards in the world. We study these fascinating storms from many angles. Our aim is improve the understanding of the physical processes that drive the genesis, intensification , size, and track of tropical cyclones. We analyze the climatology and remote and in-situ observations. To understand risk we build physically informed statistical catastrophe models. We use atmospheric-ocean physics numerical models to study historic cases and idealized simulations. Through international partnerships we are studying tropical cyclones globally. We are the largest tropical cyclone research group in Europe.
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