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Basin-scale analysis of rainfall and runoff in Peru (1969–2004): Pacific, Titicaca and Amazonas drainages
(Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2012-06)
According to the Peruvian agricultural ministry, the Pacific watersheds where the great cities and intense farming are located only benefit from 1% of the available freshwater in Peru. Hence a thorough knowledge of the ...
The integration of field measurements and satellite observations to determine river solid loads in poorly monitored basins
(IRD France Nord, 2012-06)
The use of satellite imagery to assess river sediment discharge is discussed in the context of poorly monitored basins. For more than three decades, the Peruvian hydrological service SENAMHI has been maintaining several ...
Sediment budget in the Ucayali River basin, an Andean tributary of the Amazon River
(Copernicus GmbH, 2014-01)
Formation of mountain ranges results from complex coupling between lithospheric deformation, mechanisms linked to subduction and surface processes: weathering, erosion, and climate. Today, erosion of the eastern Andean ...