• 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 ...
    • Balance energético neto del glaciar Quisoquipina en la cordillera Vilcanota 

      Suarez, Wilson

      (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2014-12)
      Acceso abierto
      El presente estudio muestra los primeros resultados de monitoreo climático realizado en un entorno glaciar por parte del Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú (SENAMHI) en la región Sur del Perú (Cordillera ...
    • 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 ...
    • Climate change threats to environment in the tropical Andes: glaciers and water resources 

      Chevallier, Pierre; Pouyaud, Bernard; Suarez, Wilson; Condom, Thomas

      (Springer, 2010-11-14)
      Acceso cerrado
      Almost all of the world’s glaciers in the tropical latitudes are located in the Central Andes (Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia). Due to their high altitude, to the high level of radiation and to the tropical climate ...
    • Current state of glaciers in the tropical Andes: A multi-century perspective on glacier evolution and climate change 

      Sicart, J.-E.; Huggel, C.; Scheel, M.; Lejeune, Y.; Arnaud, Y.; Collet, M.; Condom, T.; Consoli, G.; Favier, V.; Jomelli, V.; Galarraga, R.; Ginot, P.; Maisincho, L.; Mendoza, J.; Ménégoz, M.; Ramirez, E.; Ribstein, P.; Suarez, Wilson; Villacís, M.; Wagnon, P.

      (Copernicus publications, 2013-01-22)
      Acceso abierto
      The aim of this paper is to provide the community with a comprehensive overview of the studies of glaciers in the tropical Andes conducted in recent decades leading to the current status of the glaciers in the context of ...
    • Determining the geodetic mass balance of the Znosko glacier (King George Island, Antarctica) using an unmanned aerial vehicle 

      Bello, Cinthya; Suarez, Wilson; Brondi, Fabian

      (Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2023-01-09)
      Acceso abierto
      In the last decade, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been used for scientific research specially for glaciological applications in Antarctica. In the study an UAV was used to detect changes in Znosko glacier surface, ...
    • Evaluación del balance de masa de un Glaciar Antártico: Glaciar Znosko, estudio final 

      Suarez, Wilson; Bello, C.; Cruz, R.; Arias, S.; Zegarra, J.; Brondi, F.

      (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2022-03)
      Acceso abierto
      El glaciar Znosko se encuentra ubicado en la isla Rey Jorge, que forma parte de las islas Shetland del Sur. El área total del glaciar para el año 2020 fue de 1.72 km2, de los cuales 1.6 km2 se encontraban expuestos. El ...
    • Evolución de la cobertura glaciar de las cuencas Chillón, Rímac, Lurín, y parte alta del Mantaro 

      Suarez, Wilson

      (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2014-12)
      Acceso abierto
      Este informe presenta el estudio de glaciares realizado para el convenio SENAMHI-SEDAPAL, y tiene como objetivo determinar la evolución de la cobertura glaciar para las cuencas de estudio (Lurín, Chillón, Rímac y Parte ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Glaciological Mass balance of Znosko Glacier, King George Island 

      Suarez, Wilson; Bello, Cinthya; Cruz, Rolando; Zegarra, Juan; Arias, Sandro; Brondi, Fabian

      (Scielo, 2023)
      Acceso abierto
      The present article objective is to determine the net mass balance of the glacier Znosko for periods 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. It is situated on King George Island which belongs to the groups Shetland of the South, Antarctic ...
    • Hydrological impacts of dam regulation for hydropower production: The case of Lake Sibinacocha, Southern Peru 

      Bello, Cinthya; Suarez, Wilson; Drenkhan, Fabian; Vega-Jácome, Fiorella

      (Elsevier B.V., 2023-01)
      Acceso abierto
      Study focus: Hydraulic infrastructure plays a fundamental role for energy production, drinking and irrigation water storage and flood control in regions with seasonal river flow. The highAndean Lake Sibinacocha has been ...
    • ICE Thickness Using Ground Penetrating Radar at Znosko Glacier on King George Island 

      Bello, C.; Santillan, N.; Cochachin, A.; Arias, S.; Suarez, Wilson

      (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2020-08-12)
      Acceso restringido
      Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) survey was carried out to estimate the ice thickness and mapping the bedrock topography at Znosko glacier on King George Island, Antarctic Peninsula during 25 th Peruvian Antarctic Expedition ...
    • Implementation of a flood forecasting system in a transboundary river basin, Peru – Ecuador 

      Leon, Karen; Acuña Azarte, Julia; Llauca, Harold; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Suarez, Wilson; Ordoñez, Jorge; Felipe-Obando, Oscar

      (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
      Acceso abierto
      The Peruvian Service of Meteorology and Hydrology (SENAMHI) provides hydro-climatological hazard information to population and decision-makers about flood forecasting and warning on the whole territory of Peru. For flash ...
    • Influence of Climate Variability in King George Island Glacier Retreat – Antarctic Peninsula 

      Rojas Macedo, Ibeth Celia; Suarez, Wilson; Edwin Anibal, Loarte Cadenas; Medina Marcos, Katy Damacia

      (European Geosciences Union, 2021)
      Acceso abierto
      This research aims to explain the influence of climatic variables (temperature and precipitation) in King George Island (KGI) glacier shrinkage on the Antarctic Peninsula. It employed Landsat satellite images from 1989 to ...
    • Influence of cloudiness on the incident shortwave radiation of Nevado Coropuna 

      Ramos, Isabel; De la Cruz, Gustavo; Suarez, Wilson

      (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2018)
      Acceso abierto
      The main objective of this work is to analyze the influence of cloud cover on shortwave radiation incident of the Nevado Coropuna during 2015-2016. In this presentation they propose to discuss that Arequipa, during the ...
    • Introduction to hydrology 

      Salas, J.D.; Govindaraju, R.S.; Anderson, M.; Arabi, M.; Francés, F.; Suarez, Wilson; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Green, T.R.

      (Humana Press Inc., 2014-01)
      Acceso cerrado
      Hydrology deals with the occurrence, movement, and storage of water in the earth system. Hydrologic science comprises understanding the underlying physical and stochastic processes involved and estimating the quantity and ...
    • 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, ...
    • Mass balance study of the Znosko glacier, Antarctica, using remote sensing and in situ measurements 

      Bello, Cinthya; Suarez, Wilson; Brondi, F.; Gonzales, Gilbert

      (European Geosciences Union, 2021-03)
      Acceso abierto
      Glaciers are a key indicator of climate change. Since the second half of the 20th century several glaciers in Antarctica have retreated. In situ measurements of glacier mass balance in the Antarctic Peninsula and its ...