Category Archives: applications

Variations on a maximum likelihood procedure

Structural time series models are a appealing frame work for time series modelling since components such as the trend or the seasonal are explicitly modelled. Besides, both deterministic components or stochastic components can be captured by these models. At first … Continue reading

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Are record-breaking temperatures explained by the increase of meteorological stations?

In a previous post I introduced the data set provided by Euskalmet, the Basque Agency of Meteorology. Here, we use the same database to assess the following conjecture: Some of the record high temperature values observed in the last years … Continue reading

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Temperature trends in Alaska

The website of the Alaska Climate Reasearch Center contains a lot of interesting information about climate and meteorology in a unique place of the world. Among that information, there is available a database of temperatures recorded in several locations over … Continue reading

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