Articles

Featured:

Managing U.S. Flood Risk: Part II, the New Pluvial Component

Read the article

The New Science of Event Attribution

Read the article

Modeling Fundamentals: Loss Modification in Touchstone

Read the article
Your search for categories "Climate Change, Tropical Cyclone" has returned 66 results.

An Enhanced View of Hurricane Wind and Storm Surge Risk in the U.S.

Articles | AIR Currents Article
January 29, 2015

In summer 2015, AIR is releasing several important enhancements to the U.S. hurricane model. This article provides an overview of the enhancements, and future articles will delve into some of the details.
...   Read more

Managing Typhoon Risk in South Korea

Articles | AIR Currents Article
December 14, 2010

AIR recently added South Korea to its Northwest Pacific basinwide typhoon model. In this article, AIR researchers detail two large-loss scenarios.
...   Read more

The Role of Wind Duration in Damage Estimation

Articles | AIR Currents Article
August 16, 2010

AIR Principal Engineer Dr. Vineet Jain looks at the evidence of the effects of wind duration on property damage, and explains how AIR models it.
...   Read more

Modeling U.S. Hurricane Risk to Pleasure Boats

Articles | AIR Currents Article
September 20, 2012

The latest release of the AIR U.S. Hurricane model features the ability to estimate losses to the pleasure boat line of business. AIR Engineer Matt Maddalo describes AIR’s approach to modeling the vulnerability of these assets.
...   Read more

Managing Wind Pool Risk with Portfolio Optimization

Articles | AIR Currents Article
June 18, 2012

Previous AIRCurrents articles explored AIR’s portfolio optimization solutions for reinsurers and insurers. This time, Matthew Holland discusses how insurers can use optimization to improve wind pool decision-making.
...   Read more

Exploring the Impact of Vulnerability on Caribbean Tropical Cyclone Risk

Articles | AIR Currents Article
April 19, 2012

In this article, Dr. Apoorv Dabral and Matt Maddalo discuss the Caribbean’s diversity in building types, construction mixes, building codes, and building practices. In the AIR Tropical Cyclone Model for the Caribbean, the amalgamation of all these factors shapes an island or territory’s vulnerability—and tropical cyclone risk.
...   Read more

2018: Japan’s Year of Catastrophes

Articles | AIR Currents Article
April 24, 2019

Beginning nearly one year ago, a devastating series of inland floods, typhoons, and earthquakes in Japan in 2018 tested the insurance industry’s resilience. This article explains the value of taking a holistic view of risk across perils and what role catastrophe models play in helping companies understand their aggregate loss potential.
...   Read more

Modeling Fundamentals: The Dynamic Nature of Science in Catastrophe Modeling

Articles | AIR Currents Article
March 16, 2017

This article is an update of an article originally published in 2009 in which Dr. Guin discusses why it is so important for scientists and engineers at AIR to determine whether competing approaches are credible and how much weight to assign to emerging science before a consensus is reached.
...   Read more

Typhoon Kathleen: Devastating Flooding from a Dying Storm

Articles | AIR Currents Article
August 23, 2017

September marks the 70th anniversary of Typhoon Kathleen, which struck the Kanto region of Japan as a dying typhoon that caused disastrous flooding. Kathleen remains one of Japan’s most devastating flood disasters, and other storms since have demonstrated the destructive potential of weak but wet typhoons, further underscoring the need for effective mitigation strategies.
...   Read more

Top 10 Historical Hurricanes in the U.S.: What Would They Cost Today?

Articles | AIR Currents Article
September 25, 2017

For 30 years, AIR has been helping companies assess and manage the financial risk from infrequent but potentially devastating natural catastrophes. To provide a sense of the potential impact, AIR periodically publishes a list of the costliest historical U.S. hurricanes and earthquakes were they to recur today—that is, adjusted not only for cost inflation, but for population and exposure growth, as well as changes in wealth. In Part I of this two-part series, we discuss the top 10 hurricanes. The rankings below correspond to AIR's June 2017 update to its U.S. industry exposure database reflecting replacement values of properties insured against the hurricane peril as of the end of 2016.
...   Read more

Loading...

Close

You’re almost done.
We need to confirm your email address.
To complete the registration process, please click the link in the email we just sent you.

Unable to subscribe at this moment. Please try again after some time. Contact us if the issue persists.

The email address  is already subscribed.