Examples of how our science has contributed to the insurance industry
In response to the needs of insurance and reinsurance markets worldwide, JBA Consulting, eCityRisk and the Met Office combined forces to provide clients with a series of post-event assessment and reporting capabilities.
Following an event, we provide detailed event reporting for clients who wish to access a reliable source of "what happened" information, either for their own purposes or for onward dissemination to a wider client base. Our bespoke service, can be branded purely for our client if desired, and can be commissioned before, during or after an event has occurred.
United States hurricane landfall events are among the most damaging and costly natural hazards to the insurance industry. Our new independent report giving hurricane landfalling statistics for the insurance markets.
The report gives:
The Met Office is the UK's national weather and climate centre, forecasting globally and analysing hazards on timescales from the observable past to years into the future.
An overview of the report is available to download Estimating historical hurricane landfall rates in the United States (PDF, 353 kB) .
Last updated: 13 November 2014