Recent Submissions

  • 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.PE, 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 ...
  • 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.PE, 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, ...
  • Summertime precipitation extremes and the influence of atmospheric flows on the western slopes of the southern Andes of Perú 

    Villalobos-Puma, Elver; Flores-Rojas, Jose Luis; Martinez-Castro, Daniel; Morales, Annareli; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Mosquera-Vásquez, Kobi; Silva, Yamina

    (John Wiley and Sons, 2022)
    Acceso abierto
    Although climatologically dry, the western slopes of the southern Andes of Peru (WSA) can experience precipitation extremes (PEs) during the summer (December–February) resulting in great economic and human losses. Generally, ...
  • Behavior of the ITCZ second band near the Peruvian coast during the 2017 coastal El Niño 

    Aliaga Nestares, Vannia; Rodríguez Zimmermann, Diego; Quispe, Nelson

    (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    The behavior of the second band of the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) near the Peruvian coast during early 2017 is studied, using precipitation, surface winds, sea surface temperature (SST) and atmospheric variables ...
  • Reliability of cross-regional applications of global fire danger models: a Peruvian case study 

    Podschwit, Harry; Jolly, William; Alvarado, Ernesto; Verma, Satyam; Ponce, Blanca; Markos, Andrea; Aliaga Nestares, Vannia; Rodríguez Zimmermann, Diego

    (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2022-12)
    Acceso abierto
    Background: Fire danger indexes (FDIs) are used as proxies for fire potential and are often developed for specific locations. For practical purposes, the extrapolation of the underlying calculations into novel locations ...
  • Spatial Distribution of Droughts in the Titicaca Lake Basin 

    Alonso, Wendy A.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Espinoza-Villar, Raúl; Chávarri-Velarde, Eduardo

    (Sociedade Brasileira de MeteorologiaPE, 2022-09-26)
    Acceso abierto
    The present research has assessed the spatial distribution of drought risk in the Titicaca Lake Basin located in Peruvian territory for a district scale, based on hazard and vulnerability. Drought hazard has been quantified ...
  • The challenge of unprecedented floods and droughts in risk management 

    Kreibich, Heidi; Van Loon, Anne F.; Schröter, Kaia; Ward, Philip J.; Mazzoleni, Maurizio; Sairam, Nivedita; Abeshu, Guta Wakbulcho; Agafonova, Svetlana; AghaKouchak, Amir; Aksoy, Hafzullah; Alvarez-Garreton, Camila; Aznar, Blanca; Balkhi, Laila; Barendrecht, Marlies H.; Biancamaria, Sylvainl; Bos-Burgering, Liduin; Bradley, Chrisn; Budiyono, Yus; Buytaert, Wouterp; Capewell, Lucindan; Carlson, Hayleyk; Cavus, Yonca; Couasnon, Anaïsb; Coxon, Gemma; Daliakopoulos, Ioannis; de Ruiter, Marleen C.; Delus, Claire; Erfurt, Mathilde; Esposito, Giuseppe; François, Didier; Frappart, Frédéric; Freer, Jim; Frolova, Natalia; Gain, Animesh K.; Grillakis, Manolisa; Grima, Jordi Oriol; Guzmán, Diego A.; Huning, Laurie S.; Ionita, Monica; Kharlamov, Maxime; Khoi, Dao Nguyena; Kieboom, Natalie; Kireeva, Maria; Koutroulis, Aristeidis; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Li, Hong-Yid; LLasat, María Carmen

    (Springer, 2022-08-03)
    Acceso abierto
    Risk management has reduced vulnerability to floods and droughts globally1,2, yet their impacts are still increasing3. An improved understanding of the causes of changing impacts is therefore needed, but has been hampered ...
  • PISCOeo_pm, a reference evapotranspiration gridded database based on FAO Penman-Monteith in Peru 

    Huerta, Adrian; Bonnesoeur, Vivien; Cuadros-Adriazola, José; Gutierrez, Leonardo; Ochoa-Tocachi, Boris F.; Román-Dañobeytia, Francisco; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

    (Nature, 2022-06)
    Acceso abierto
    A new FAO Penman-Monteith reference evapotranspiration gridded dataset is introduced, called PISCOeo_pm. PISCOeo_pm has been developed for the 1981–2016 period at ~1 km (0.01°) spatial resolution for the entire continental ...
  • The Effect of COVID-19 Lockdowns on the Air Pollution of Urban Areas of Central and Southern Chile 

    Morales-Solís, Karina; Ahumada, Hernán; Rojas Quincho, Jhojan Pool; Urdanivia Lermo, Francesco Renato; Catalán, Francisco; Claramunt, Tomas; Toro A., Richard; Manzano, Carlos A.; Leiva-Guzmán, Manuel A.

    (AAGR Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 2021)
    Acceso abierto
    We present the effects of the confinement and physical distancing policies applied during the COVID-19 pandemic on the concentrations of PM10, PM2.5, NO, NO2 and O3 in 16 cities in central and southern Chile. The period ...
  • A global observational analysis to understand changes in air quality during exceptionally low anthropogenic emission conditions 

    Sokhi, Ranjeet S.; Singh, Vikas; Querol, Xavier; Finardi, Sandro; Targino, Admir Créso; Andrade, Maria de Fatima; Pavlovic, Radenko; Garland, Rebecca M.; Massagué, Jordi; Kong, Shaofei; Baklanov, Alexander; Ren, Lu; Tarasova, Oksana; Carmichael, Greg; Peuch, Vincent-Henri; Anand, Vrinda; Arbilla, Graciela; Badali, Kaitlin; Beig, Gufran; Belalcazart, Luis Carlos; Bolignano, Andrea; Brimblecombe, Peter; Camacho, Patricia; Casallas, Alejandro; Charland, Jean-Pierre; Choi, Jason; Chourdakis, Eleftherios; Coll, Isabelle; Collins, Marty; Cyrys, Josef; Cleyton, Martins; da Silva, Cleyton Martins; Di Giosa, Alessandro Domenico; Di Leo, Anna; Ferro, Camilo; Gavidia-Calderon, Mario; Gayen, Amiya; Ginzburg, Alexander; Godefroy, Fabrice; Gonzalez, Yuri Alexandra; Guevara-Luna, Marco; Haque, Mafizul; Havenga, Henno; Herod, Dennis; Horrak, Urmas; Hussein, Tareq; Ibarra, Sergio; Jaimes, Monica; Kaasik, Marko; Khaiwal, Ravindra; Kim, Jhoon; Kousa, Anu; Kukkonen, Jaakko; Kulmala, Markku; Kuula, Joel; La Violette, Nathalie; Lanzani, Guido; Liu, Xi; MacDougall, Stephanie; Manseau, Patrick M.; Marchegiani, Giada; McDonald, Brian; Vardhan Mishra, Swasti; Molina, Luisa T.; Mooibroek, Dennis; Mor, Suman; Moussiopoulos, Nicolas; Murena, Fabio; Niemi, Jarkko V.; Noe, Steffen; Nogueira, Thiago; Norman, Michael; Pérez-Camaño, Juan Luis; Petajä, Tuukka; Piketh, Stuart; Rathod, Aditi; Reid, Ken; Retama, Armando; Rivera, Olivia; Rojas, Néstor Y.; Rojas Quincho, Jhojan Pool; San José, Roberto; Sanchez, Odón R.; Seguel, Rodrigo J.; Sillanpää, Salla; Su, Yushan; Tapper, Nigel; Terrazas, Antonio; Timonen, Hilkka; Toscano, Domenico; Tsegas, George; Velders, Guus J.M.; Vlachokostas, Christos; von Schneidemesser, Erika; VpM, Rajasree; Ravi, Yadav; Zalakeviciute, Rasa; Zavala, Miguel

    (Elsevier, 2021-08)
    Acceso abierto
    This global study, which has been coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization Global Atmospheric Watch (WMO/GAW) programme, aims to understand the behaviour of key air pollutant species during the COVID-19 pandemic ...
  • 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 ...
  • On the future of the water resources from glacier melting in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru 

    Bernard, Pouyaud; Marco, Zapata; Yerren, Jorge; Gomez, Jesus; Gabriela, Rosas; Suarez, Wilson

    (Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2005)
    Acceso abierto
    The hydrological data (since 1953) of the Llanganuco basin (87.0 km2, 39% glacierized) show an increase of the glacial melting during the last quarter of the 20th century. These results were supplemented (since the end of ...
  • Association between air pollution in Lima and the high incidence of COVID-19: findings from a post hoc analysis 

    Vasquez-Apestegui, Bertha; Parras-Garrido, Enrique; Tapia, Vilma; Paz-Aparicio, Valeria M.; Rojas Quincho, Jhojan Pool; Sanchez-Ccoyllo, Odón R.; Gonzales, Gustavo F.

    (BioMed Central Ltd, 2021)
    Acceso abierto
    Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) originated in the People’s Republic of China in December 2019. Thereafter, a global logarithmic expansion of cases occurred. Some countries have a higher rate of infections ...
  • Anticipation Mechanism for Cold Wave: Forecast Based Financing a Case Study in the Peruvian Andes 

    Bazo, Juan; de Perez, Coughlan; Jácome Vergaray, Gerardo; Mantilla, Kemper; Destrooper, Mathieug; Van Aalst, Maarten

    (Frontiers Media S.A., 2021-11)
    Acceso abierto
    In June 2018, the Peruvian provinces of Arequipa and Puno in the southern Andean region were affected by heavy snowfall, which caused severe damage to people and livelihoods in several communities. Using the Forecast-based ...
  • A Novel High-Resolution Gridded Precipitation Dataset for Peruvian and Ecuadorian Watersheds: Development and Hydrological Evaluation 

    Fernández Palomino, Carlos; Hattermann, Fred; Krysanova, Valentina; Lobanova, Anastasia; Vega Jácome, Fiorella; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Santini, William; Aybar Camacho, Cesar Luis; Bronstert, Axel

    (American Meteorological Society, 2022-03)
    Acceso abierto
    A novel approach for estimating precipitation patterns is developed here and applied to generate a new hydrologically corrected daily precipitation dataset, called RAIN4PE (Rain for Peru and Ecuador), at 0.18 spatial ...
  • Trends and space–time patterns of near-surface temperatures on Maxwell Bay, King George Island, Antarctica 

    Bello, Cinthya; Suarez, Wilson; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

    (Royal Meteorological SocietyPE, 2022-04)
    Embargado
    There is growing interest in the international scientific community in characterizing climate variability in Antarctica because of the continent's fundamental role in regulating the world's climate. Researchers have ...
  • A multi-objective approach to select hydrological models and constrain structural uncertainties for climate impact assessments 

    Saavedra, Danny; Mendoza, Pablo A.; Addor, Nans; Llauca, Harold; Vargas, Ximena

    (John Wiley and Sons, 2021-12)
    Embargado
    The assessment of climate change impacts on water resources and flood risk is typically underpinned by hydrological models calibrated and selected based on observed streamflow records. Yet, changes in climate are rarely ...
  • Climate Change Impact on Peruvian Biomes 

    Zevallos, Jose; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

    (MDPI, 2022-02)
    Acceso abierto
    The biodiversity present in Peru will be affected by climatic and anthropogenic changes; therefore, understanding these changes will help generate biodiversity conservation policies. This study analyzes the potential ...
  • Participatory action research for conservation and development: Experiences from the Amazon 

    Perz, S.G.; Arteaga, Marliz; Baudoin, Farah A.; Brown, I.F.; Huaman Mendoza, Elsa; de Paula, Y.A.P.; Perales Yabar, Leonor Mercedes; Santos Pimentel, Alan; Ribeiro, Sabina C.; Rioja-Ballivián, G.; Rosero Peña, Martha; Sanjinez L., L. Cecilia; Selaya G., N. Galia

    (MDPI AG, 2022-01)
    Acceso abierto
    Research that features participation and action orientation, such as participatory action research (PAR), is especially valuable in contexts where there is rapid change, high social inequality, and great uncertainty about ...
  • The Energy and Mass Balance of Peruvian Glaciers 

    Fyffe, C.L.; Potter, E.; Fugger, S.; Orr, A.; Fatichi, Simone; Loarte, Edwin; Medina, Katy; Hellström, R.Å.; Bernat, M.; Aubry-Wake, Caroline; Gurgiser, W.; Perry, L. B.; Suarez, Wilson; Quincey, D.J.; Pellicciotti, F.

    (John Wiley & SonsPE, 2021-12)
    Acceso abierto
    Peruvian glaciers are important contributors to dry season runoff for agriculture and hydropower, but they are at risk of disappearing due to climate change. We applied a physically based, energy balance melt model at five ...

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