Anne-Laure Fougères Professor Institut Camille-Jordan Université Claude-Bernard Lyon, France

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Burnside Hall Room 1205, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CA

Quantifying spatial flood risks: a comparative study of max-stable models

In various applications, evaluating spatial risks (such as floods, heatwaves or storms) is a key problem. The aim of this talk is to make use of extreme value theory and max-stable processes to provide quantitative answers to this issue. A review of the literature will be provided, as well as a wide comparative study based on a simulation design mimicking daily rainfall in France. This is a joint work with Cécile Mercadier (Université Claude-Bernard Lyon 1 (UCBL)) and Quentin Sebille (UCBL).

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