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Sean Miller provides an overview of Kinetic Analysis' tropical cyclone real-time hazard and impact products in an interview on ESRI's 'E360' channel.  Read More >>
The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season (officially from 1 June through the 30 November) was notably more active than the previous 2015 season, consistent with the almost unanimous pre-season predictions, from national forecasting centers and reputable research institutions, which forecast a slightly... Read More >>
Among the global challenges addressed by world leaders at the G7 Summit, held 7-8 June 2015 in Schloss Elmau, Germany, was sustainable economic growth and free trade. Recognizing climate vulnerability as a threat to sustainability in much of the developing world, the leaders called for far greater... Read More >>
"The bottom line is that users of hurricane forecasts should be aware of their intended use, the conscious and unconscious biases of the forecaster, and find the solution that best fits their needs." -- Charles Watson Read the rest of the article: Insurance Journal, 18 May 2015 Read More >>
With four payouts to participating countries for a total of $3.4 million, the first year of the CCRIF Excess Rainfall Insurance, based on rainfall analysis and modeling by Kinetic Analysis, is already considered a success in the Caribbean. SwissRe partnered with CCRIF in developing and supporting... Read More >>
On April 7 2014, Geneva Association and the International Insurance Society (IIS) recognized the paper "An Examination of the Geographic Aggregation of Catastrophic Risk”, authored by Randy E. Dumm, Mark E. Johnson and Charles C. Watson, with the prestigious Shin Research Excellence... Read More >>
Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility member countries will leverage the rich forecasting data available through Kinetic Analysis’ RTFS to guide and support hurricane preparedness and response during the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Read More >>
Study Finds that Multi-State Catastrophic Risk Pools Deliver Significant Benefits in Major Tropical Events The robust modeling platform from Kinetic Analysis Corp. enabled researchers to conduct a deep-dive into huge volumes of storm-related data spanning nine states and 140 years. SILVER... Read More >>
Kinetic Analysis Appoints Steven Stichter CEO SILVER SPRING, M.D. (Dec. 27, 2012) – Kinetic Analysis Corp., a leader in multi-model impact forecasting and risk assessment for catastrophic events, has appointed Steven Stichter as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Stichter replaces Jan... Read More >>
Wired Magazine (UK), 17 December 2012.  The hurricane decoder: inside the mind of Charles Watson. Wired Magazine (UK) captures the deep experience that informs Kinetic Analysis' hazard and impact modeling, and the wide range of applications of our technolgy, in this profile of... Read More >>