Case studies are introduced in the first part of the book and are used throughout to show the application of each model discussed. The second part of the book covers advanced topics, such as multivariate and Bayesian modelling of extremes. * Provides comprehensive coverage of a growing area of research. * Provides a good balance of theory and real-world applications. * Includes coverage of time series, regression, multivariate and Bayesian modelling. * Introduces a number of case studies early in the book and develops the theory around them. * Illustrated with many data examples and plots.