Bootstrap confidence intervals for predicted rainfall quantiles

Dunn, Peter K. (2001) Bootstrap confidence intervals for predicted rainfall quantiles. International Journal of Climatology, 21 (1). pp. 89-94. ISSN 0899-8418

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Rainfall probability charts have been used to quantify the effect of the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) on rainfall for many years. To better understand the effect of the SOI phases, we discuss forming confidence intervals on the predicted rainfall quantiles using percentile bootstrap methods.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. : Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:03
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: bootstrap; confidence intervals; rainfall; southern oscillation
Fields of Research : 04 Earth Sciences > 0406 Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience > 040605 Palaeoclimatology
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040107 Meteorology
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040105 Climatology (excl.Climate Change Processes)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970104 Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1002/joc.596

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