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    • A combined view on precipitation and temperature climatology and trends in the southern Andes of Peru 

      Imfeld, Noemi; Sedlmeier, Katrin; Gubler, Stefanie; Correa, Kris; Davila Arriaga, Cristina; Huerta, Adrian; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Rohrer, M.; 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 ...
    • A data portal for regional climatic trend analysis in a Peruvian High Andes region 

      Schwarb, M.; Acuña, Delia; Konzelmann, Thomas; Rohrer, M.; Salzmann, N.; Serpa Lopez, B.; Silvestre, E.

      (Copernicus Publications, 2011-08-16)
      Acceso abierto
      In the frame of a Swiss-Peruvian climate change adaptation initiative (PACC), operational and historical data series of more than 100 stations of the Peruvian Meteorological and Hydrological Service (SENAMHI) are now ...
    • Early warning systems: The "last mile" of adaptation 

      Huggel, C.; Rohrer, M.; Calanca, v; Salzmann, N.; Vergara, W.; Quispe, Nelson; Ceballos, J.L.

      (American Geophysical Union, 2012-09)
      Acceso abierto
      Recent scientific assessment studies of climate change impacts, including those from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, provide evidence of the negative effects of climate variability and change on natural and ...
    • Facing unprecedented drying of the Central Andes? Precipitation variability over the period AD 1000-2100 

      Neukom, R.; Rohrer, M.; Calanca, P.; Salzmann, N.; Huggel, C.; Acuña, Delia; Christie, D.A.; Morales, M.S.

      (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2015-08)
      Acceso abierto
      Projected future trends in water availability are associated with large uncertainties in many regions of the globe. In mountain areas with complex topography, climate models have often limited capabilities to adequately ...
    • The freezing level in the tropical Andes, Peru: An indicator for present and future glacier extents 

      Schauwecker, S.; Rohrer, M.; Huggel, C.; Endries, J. L.; Montoya, N.; Neukom, R.; Perry, B.; Salzmann, N.; Schwarb, M.; Suarez, Wilson

      (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017-10)
      Acceso abierto
      Along with air temperatures, the freezing level height (FLH) has risen over the last decades. The mass balance of tropical glaciers in Peru is highly sensitive to a rise in the FLH, mainly due to a decrease in accumulation ...
    • Identifying, attributing, and overcoming common data quality issues of manned station observations 

      Hunziker, Stefan; Gubler, Stefanie; Calle, J.; Moreno, Isabel; Andrade, Marcos; Velarde, Fernando; Ticona, Laura; Carrasco, Gualberto; Castellón, Yaruska; Oria, Clara; Croci-Maspoli, M.; Konzelmann, Thomas; Rohrer, M.; Brönnimann, Stefan

      (John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2017-03-20)
      Acceso abierto
      In situ climatological observations are essential for studies related to climate trends and extreme events. However, in many regions of the globe, observational records are affected by a large number of data quality issues. ...
    • Integrated assessment and adaptation to climate change impacts in the Peruvian Andes 

      Salzmann, N.; Huggel, C.; Calanca, P.; Díaz, A.; Jonas, T.; Jurt, C.; Konzelmann, Thomas; Lagos, P.; Rohrer, M.; Silverio, W.; Zappa, M.

      (Copernicus GmbH, 2009-11)
      Acceso abierto
      The Andes as mountain regions worldwide, provide fundamental resources, not only for the local population. Due to the topographic characteristics, the potential for natural hazards is higher than elsewhere. In these areas, ...
    • The projected precipitation reduction over the Central Andes may severely affect Peruvian glaciers and hydropower production 

      Kronenberg, M.; Schauwecker, S.; Huggel, C.; Salzmann, N.; Drenkhan, Fabian; Frey, H.; Giraáldez, C.; Gurgiser, W.; Kaser, G.; Juen, I.; Suarez, Wilson; Hernaández, J.G.; Sanmartín, J.F.; Ayros, E.; Perry, B.; Rohrer, M.

      (Elsevier, 2016-11-29)
      Acceso abierto
      Water from glaciers is crucial for the Peruvian hydropower production. Hence, we investigate the glacier-atmosphere and climate interactions in the Cordillera Vilcanota, considering scenarios of significant precipitation ...
    • Twinning SENAMHI and MeteoSwiss to co-develop climate services for the agricultural sector in Peru 

      Gubler, S.; Rossa, Andrea; Avalos, Grinia; Brönnimann, Stefan; Cristobal, Katy; Croci-Maspoli, M.; Dapozzo, M.; van der Elst, A.; Escajadillo Fernandez, Yury; Flubacher, Moritz; Garcia, T.; Imfeld, N.; Konzelmann, T.; Lechthaler, F.; Liniger, M.; Quevedo, Karim; Ramos, Hugo; Rohrer, M.; Schwierz, C.; Sedlmeier, K.; Spirig, C.; de Ventura, S.; Wüthrich, B.

      (Elsevier B.V., 2020-12-06)
      Acceso abierto
      The development and dissemination of weather and climate information is crucial to improve people's resilience and adaptability to climate variability and change. The impacts of climate variability and change are generally ...