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  • A simple model for minimum crop temperature forecasting during nocturnal cooling 

    Lhomme, J.P.; Guilioni, L.

    (Elsevier, 2004)
    Acceso restringido
    A simple mechanistic model is developed to forecast the minimum temperature reached by the aerial elements of a crop during nocturnal cooling. The model, whose inputs are meteorological data registered at sunset, has two ...
  • Updated analyses of temperature and precipitation extreme indices since the beginning of the twentieth century: The HadEX2 dataset 

    Donat, M. G.; Alexander, L. V.; Yang, H.; Durre, I.; Vose, R.; Dunn, R. J. H.; Willett, K. M.; Aguilar, E.; Brunet, M.; Caesar, J.; Hewitson, B.; Jack, C.; Klein Tank, A. M. G.; Kruger, A. C.; Marengo, J.; Peterson, T. C.; Renom, M.; Oria Rojas, C.; Rusticucci, M.; Salinger, J.; Elrayah, A. S.; Sekele, S. S; Srivastava, A. K.; Trewin, B.; Villarroel, C.; Vincent, L. A.; Zhai, P.; Zhang, X.; Kitching, S.

    (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-03-04)
    Acceso abierto
    In this study, we present the collation and analysis of the gridded land-based dataset ofindices of temperature and precipitation extremes: HadEX2. Indices were calculated based onstation data using a consistent approach ...
  • Can artificial neural networks estimate potential evapotranspiration in Peruvian highlands? 

    Laqui, Wilber; Zubieta, Ricardo; Rau, Pedro; Mejía, Abel; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Ingol, Eusebio

    ( John Wiley and Sons , 2019-09-26)
    Evapotranspiration (ETo) is one of the most important variables of the water cycle when water requirements for irrigation, water resource planning or hydrological applications are analyzed. In this context, models based ...
  • Precipitation diurnal cycle assessment of satellite-based estimates over Brazil 

    Afonso, J.M.S.; Vila, D.A.; Gan, M.A.; Quispe, D.P.; Barreto, N.J.C.; Chinchay, J.H.H.; Palharini, R.S.A.

    (MDPI AG, 2020-07-21)
    Acceso abierto
    The main objective of this study is to assess the ability of several high-resolution satellite-based precipitation estimates to represent the Precipitation Diurnal Cycle (PDC) over Brazil during the 2014–2018 period, after ...
  • Current thermal state of permafrost in the southern Peruvian Andes and potential impact from El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) 

    Yoshikawa, Kenji; Úbeda, Jose; Masías, Pablo; Vasquez, Pool; Ccallata, Beto; Concha, Ronald; Luna, Gonzalo; Iparraguirre, Joshua; Ramos, Isabel; De la Cruz, Gustavo; Cruz, Rolando; Pellitero, Ramón; Bonshoms, Marti

    ( John Wiley and Sons , 2020-05-19)
    Tropical high‐mountain permafrost has a unique thermal regime due to its exposure to strong solar radiation and to rough surface snow morphology, which reduce ground heat transfer from the surface. Latent heat transfer and ...
  • Dry season circulation-type classification applied to precipitation and temperature in the Peruvian Andes 

    Bonshoms, Marti; Álvarez‐Garcia, Francisco J.; Ubeda, Jose; Cabos, William; Quispe, Kelita; Liguori, Giovanni

    (John Wiley and Sons, 2020-04-07)
    We present the first systematic classification of circulation regimes that characterize the Tropical Andes during the dry season (May–August). We apply the hierarchical k-means clustering method to ERA-Interim reanalysis ...
  • Trends and variability of precipitation extremes in the Peruvian Altiplano (1971–2013) 

    Huerta, A.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

    (John Wiley and Sons, 2020-05-24)
    Precipitation extremes have been investigated throughout the last decades in different regions of the Andes. However, little attention has been paid to the Altiplano region (Central Andes), especially to the Peruvian ...
  • A combined view on precipitation and temperature climatology and trends in the southern Andes of Peru 

    Imfeld, Noemi; Sedlmeier, Katrin; Gubler, Stefanie; Correa Marrou, Kris; Davila, Cristina P.; Huerta, Adrian; Lavado‐Casimiro, Waldo; Rohrer, Mario; Scherrer, Simon C.; Schwierz, Cornelia

    (John Wiley and Sons, 2020-05-13)
    Acceso abierto
    In the southern Peruvian Andes, communities are highly dependent on climatic conditions due to the mainly rain-fed agriculture and the importance of glaciers and snow melt as a freshwater resource. Longer-term trends and ...
  • Assessment of ECMWF SEAS5 seasonal forecast performance over South America 

    Gubler, S.; Sedlmeier, K.; Bhend, J.; Ávalos, Grinia; Coelho, C.A.S.; Escajadillo, Y.; Jacques-Coper, M.; Martinez, R.; Schwierz, C.; De Skansi, M.; Spirig, C.

    (American Meteorological Society, 2020-03-11)
    Acceso abierto
    Seasonal predictions have a great socioeconomic potential if they are reliable and skillful. In this study, we assess the prediction performance of SEAS5, version 5 of the seasonal prediction system of the European Centre ...
  • Impact of climate change on some grapevine varieties grown in Peru for Pisco production 

    Yzarra, Wilfredo; Sanabria, Janeet; Cáceres, Hanna; Solis, Olimpio; Lhomme, Jean-Paul

    (Vigne et Vin Publications Internationales, 2015-06-30)
    Acceso abierto
    The Peruvian region of Ica is an important area ofgrapevine cultivation, mainly for the production of pisco, the flagship hard drink of Peru. The effects of a changing climate have been assessed using the recorded temperatures ...
  • Potential impacts of early twenty-first century changes in temperature and precipitation on rainfed annual crops in the Central Andes of Peru 

    Sanabria, Janeet; Calanca, Pierluigi; Alarcón Velazco, Constantino; Canchari, Glicerio

    (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2014-03-08)
    Acceso abierto
    Smallholder agriculture in the Central Andes of Peru is based to large extent on rainfed cropping systems, is exposed to climatic risks and is expected to respond sensitively to increasing temperatures and shifts in the ...
  • Observed and projected hydroclimate changes in the Andes 

    Pabón-Caicedo, José Daniel; Arias, Paola A.; Carril, Andrea F.; Jhan Carlo, Espinoza; Katerina, Goubanova; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Mariano, Masiokas; Silvina, Solman; Ricardo, Villalba

    (Frontiers, 2020-03-17)
    Acceso abierto
    The Andes is the most biodiverse region across the globe. In addition, some of the largest urban areas in South America are located within this region. Therefore, ecosystems and human population are affected by hydroclimate ...
  • Climate impacts of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation on South America 

    Cai, Wenju; McPhaden, Michael J.; Grimm, Alice M.; Rodrigues, Regina R.; Taschetto, Andréa S; Garreaud, René D.; Dewitte, Boris; Poveda, Germán; Ham, Yoo-Geun; Santoso, A.; Ng, Benjamin; Anderson, Weston; Wang, Guojian; Geng, Tao; Jo, Hyun-Su; Marengo, José A.; Alves, Lincoln M.; Osman, Marisol; Li, Shujun; Wu, L.; Karamperidou, Christina; Takahashi, Ken; Vera, Carolina

    (Nature Publishing Group, 2020-04-10)
    The climate of South America (SA) has long held an intimate connection with El Niño, historically describing anomalously warm sea-surface temperatures off the coastline of Peru. Indeed, throughout SA, precipitation and ...
  • Soluble trace metals in aerosols over the tropical south-east Pacific offshore of Peru 

    Baker, A.R.; Thomas, M.; Bange, H.W.; Plasencia Sanchez, E.

    (Copernicus GmbH, 2016)
    Acceso abierto
    Meteor cruise M91 was supported by the BMBF projects SOPRAN II and III (FKZ 03F0611A and FKZ 03F662A). We thank the Peruvian authorities for authorising us to conduct the study in their territorial waters. We also would ...
  • High-resolution satellite-gauge merged precipitation climatologies of the tropical andes 

    Manz, B.; Buytaert, W.; Zulkafli, Z.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Willems, B.; Robles, L.A.; Rodríguez-Sánchez, Juan-Pablo

    (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016-02-09)
    Acceso abierto
    Satellite precipitation products are becoming increasingly useful to complement rain gauge networks in regions where these are too sparse to capture spatial precipitation patterns, such as in the Tropical Andes. The Tropical ...
  • Recent temperature variability and change in the Altiplano of Bolivia and Peru 

    López-Moreno, J.I.; Morán-Tejeda, E.; Vicente-Serrano, S.M.; Bazo, Juan; Azorín-Molina, C.; Revuelto, J.; Sanchez‐Lorenzo, Arturo; Aguilar, E.; Chura, O.

    (John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2015-08-26)
    Acceso abierto
    This work analysed the changes in air temperature in 25 meteorological stations in the Altiplano and the surrounding Andean slopes of Bolivia and Peru, and their relationship with El Niño-Southern Oscillation (SO) and the ...
  • Multiregional satellite precipitation products evaluation over complex terrain 

    Derin, Y.; Anagnostou, E.; Berne, A.; Borga, M.; Boudevillain, Brice; Buytaerte, Wouter; Chang, Che-Hao; Delrieu, Guy; Hong, Yang; Chia Hsu, Yung; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Manz, Bastian; Moges, Semu; Nikolopoulos, Efthymios I.; Sahlu, Dejene; Salerno, Franco; Rodríguez-Sánchez, Juan-Pablo; Vergara, Humberto J.; Yilmaz, Koray K..

    (American Meteorological Society, 2016-06)
    Acceso abierto
    An extensive evaluation of nine global-scale high-resolution satellite-based rainfall (SBR) products is performed using a minimum of 6 years (within the period of 2000-13) of reference rainfall data derived from rain gauge ...
  • Climate trends and variability in Ecuador (1966–2011) 

    Morán-Tejeda, E.; Bazo, Juan; López-Moreno, J.I.; Aguilar, E.; Azorín-Molina, C.; Sanchez‐Lorenzo, Arturo; Martínez, Rodney; Nieto, Juan J.; Mejía, R.; Martín‐Hernández, N.; Vicente-Serrano, S.M.

    (John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2016-01-15)
    Acceso abierto
    This study detects climate trends and variability from precipitation and temperature observations in Ecuador and assesses their links to the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) for the period 1966–2011, using the El Niño ...
  • Impacts of land use on the hydrological response of tropical Andean catchments 

    Ochoa-Tocachi, B.F.; Buytaert, W.; De Bièvre, B.; Célleri, R.; Crespo, P.; Villacís, M.; Llerena, C.A.; Acosta, L.; Villazón, M.; Guallpa, M.; Gil-Ríos, J.; Fuentes, P.; Olaya, D.; Viñas, P.; Rojas, G.; Arias, S.

    (John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2016-08-30)
    Acceso abierto
    Changes in land use and land cover are major drivers of hydrological alteration in the tropical Andes. However, quantifying their impacts is fraught with difficulties because of the extreme diversity in meteorological ...
  • Structural signatures of water-soluble organic aerosols in contrasting environments in South America and Western Europe 

    Duarte, R.M.B.O.; Matos, J.T.V.; Paula, A.S.; Lopes, S.P.; Pereira, G.; Vasconcellos, P.; Gioda, A.; Carreira, R.; Silva, A.M.S; Duarte, A.C.; Smichowski, P.; Rojas, N.; Sanchez-Ccoyllo, O.

    (Elsevier B.V., 2017)
    Acceso restringido
    This study describes and compares the key structural units present in water-soluble organic carbon (WSOC) fraction of atmospheric aerosols collected in different South American (Colombia – Medellín and Bogotá, Peru – Lima, ...

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