Joy Rohde, Director of Market Strategy at AER, identifes three factors for insurers and adjusters to consider when seeking technologies to increase responsiveness, improve accuracy, and reduce costs, for addressing more frequent and severe weather events.
Dr. Judah Cohen expertise on he effects of snow cover on remote climate was added as an update on October 11th, 2012.
Dr. Judah Cohen is a referenced expert on retreating sea ice, expanding Siberian snow and winter weather
AER's FireLine™ team analyzed California wildfire risk for the IINC study published today. AER scientists applied advanced remote sensing technology to evaluate wildfire risk at the property address level.
Seasonal forecasts from statistical models still greatly outperform those from dynamical models such as those used at AER
A precipitous decline in weather satellites poses challenges for weather risk managers.
"Amazon’s loss of power last month was minimal compared with what could happen if the U.S. grid is severely hit by solar storms. What can companies do to prepare?" --CFO
"Judah L. Cohen and his coauthors...research suggests that temperatures have continued to rise in many parts of the world during some parts of the year, even as the global average has barely budged."
Scientists using satellite data to investigate greenness dynamics should take more care to filter out all corrupt data before drawing any conclusions, according to researchers in the US.
"Atmospheric and Environmental Research also factored dry soil into its forecast, said AER’s Judah Cohen, who bucked conventional wisdom and forecast a mild winter of 2011-12. He’s going his own way again, calling for a warmer-than-normal summer in much of the nation, including the Northeast corridor."
Peak of sun's magnetic activity expected early next year
Dry Conditions, Soil Moisture Into Late Spring Affect the Forecast