• A new climate and glacier baseline for the Cordillera Vilcanota, Peru, reduces critical information gaps 

      Salzmann, Nadine; Huggel, Christian; Rohrer, Mario; Silverio, Walter; G. Mark, Bryan; Cochachin, Alejo; Suarez, Wilson

      (American Geophysical Union, 2013)
      Acceso abierto
      The Cordillera Vilcanota in the Southern Peruvian Andes is the second largest ice-covered Cordillera in Peru (after the Cordillera Blanca) and serves for the Cusco Region as a temporary water storage for fresh-water and ...
    • Air temperature, radiation budget and area changes of Quisoquipina glacier in the Cordillera Vilcanota (Peru) 

      Suarez, Wilson; Macedo, Nicolás; Montoya, Nilton; Arias, Sandro; Schauwecker, Simone; Huggel, Christian; Rohrer, Mario; Condom, Thomas

      (American Geophysical Union, 2015)
      Acceso abierto
      The Peruvian Andes host about 71% of all tropical glaciers. Although several studies have focused on glaciers of the largest glaciered mountain range (Cordillera Blanca), other regions have received little attention to ...
    • Can we use TRMM-PR bright band heights to estimate the snow-rain transition in high mountain regions? 

      Schauwecker, Simone; Rohrer, Mario; Schwarb, Manfred; Huggel, Christian; Suarez, Wilson; Arias, Sandro; Salzmann, Nadine; Gurgiser, Wolfgang

      (American Geophysical Union, 2015)
      Acceso abierto
      Field and modelling based research indicates that for tropical glaciers, variations in snow cover and the altitude of the snow line via albedo effects are among the most crucial factors to explain the differences in annual ...
    • Future runoff from glacierized catchments in the Central Andes could substantially decrease 

      Kronenberg, Marlene; Schauwecker, Simone; Huggel, Christian; Salzmann, Nadine; Drenkhan, Fabian; Frey, Holger; Giráldez, Claudia; Gurgiser, Wolfgang; Kaser, Georg; Suarez, Wilson; García Hernández, Javier; Fluixá-Sanmartín, Javier; Ayros, E.; Rohrer, Mario

      (American Geophysical Union, 2016-04)
      Acceso abierto
      In Peru, about 50% of the energy is produced from hydropower plants. An important amount of this energy is produced with water from glaciated catchments. In these catchments river streamflow is furthermore needed for other ...
    • Large mass movements related to deglaciation effects in southern Peru (Cusco) 

      Claudia, Giráldez; Choquevilca, Walter; Felipe, Fernández; Holger, Frey; García, Javier; Haeberli, Wilfried; Huggel, Christian; Ludena, Sebastián; Rohrer, Mario; Suarez, Wilson

      (American Geophysical Union, 2013)
      Acceso abierto
      The Andes of Peru are among the regions most severely affected by glacier and high-mountain hazards over the past 100 years. Large-scale disasters with thousands of people killed are on record, including ice/rock avalanches, ...
    • Modelización hidrológica con un enfoque semidistribuido en la cuenca del río Chillón, Perú 

      Astorayme Valenzuela, Miguel; García Hernández, Javier; Suarez, Wilson; Felipe-Obando, Oscar; Huggel, Christian; Molina, Walter

      (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2011)
      Acceso abierto
      El presente artículo está orientado al análisis comparativo de diferentes modelos hidrológicos en la cuenca del río Chillón. Esta cuenca, ubicada aproximadamente a 130 kilómetros al sur de la ciudad de Lima, fue seleccionada ...
    • Monitoring glacier variations in the Urubamba and Vilcabamba Mountain Ranges, Peru, using “Landsat 5” images 

      Suarez, Wilson; Cerna, Marcos; Ordóñez Gálvez, Juan Julio; Frey, Holger; Giráldez, Claudia; Huggel, Christian

      (American Geophysical Union, 2013)
      Acceso abierto
      The Urubamba and Vilcabamba mountain ranges are two geological structures belonging to the Andes in the southern part of Peru, which is located in the tropical region. These mountain ranges are especially located within ...
    • Present and future water resources supply and demand in the Central Andes of Peru: a comprehensive review with focus on the Cordillera Vilcanota 

      Drenkhan, Fabian; Huggel, Christian; Salzmann, Nadine; Giráldez, Claudia; Suarez, Wilson; Rohrer, Mario; Molina, Edwin; Montoya, Nilton; Miñan, Fiorella

      (American Geophysical Union, 2014)
      Acceso abierto
      Glaciers have been an important element of Andean societies and livelihoods as direct freshwater supply for agriculture irrigation, hydropower generation and mining activities. Peru’s mainly remotely living population in ...
    • Relevance of future snowfall level height in the Peruvian Andes for glacier loss in the 21st century under different emission scenarios 

      Schauwecker, Simone; Kronenberg, Marlene; Rohrer, Mario; Huggel, Christian; Endries, Jason; Montoya, Nilton; Neukom, Raphael; Perry, Baker; Salzmann, Nadine; Schwarb, Manfred; Suarez, Wilson

      (American Geophysical Union, 2017)
      Acceso abierto
      In many regions of Peru, the competition for limited hydrological resources already represents a large risk for conflicts. In this context, and within the circumstances of climate change, there is a great interest in ...