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Characteristics of Precipitating Storms in Glacierized Tropical Andean Cordilleras of Peru and Bolivia
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-06-01)
Precipitation variability in tropical high mountains is a fundamental yet poorly understood factor influencing local climatic expression and a variety of environmental processes, including glacier behavior and water ...
Early warning systems: The "last mile" of adaptation
(American Geophysical Union, 2012-09)
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 ...
Revisiting wintertime cold air intrusions at the east of the Andes: propagating features from subtropical Argentina to Peruvian Amazon and relationship with large-scale circulation patterns
This study investigates the spatial and temporal characteristics of cold surges that propagates northward along the eastern flank of the Andes from subtropical to tropical South America analysing wintertime in situ daily ...
Radar-Observed Characteristics of Precipitation in the Tropical High Andes of Southern Peru and Bolivia
(American Meteorological Society, 2018-07-06)
This study used the first detailed radar measurements of the vertical structure of precipitation obtained in the central Andes of southern Peru and Bolivia to investigate the diurnal cycle and vertical structure of ...
The 2017 coastal El Niño
(American Meteorological Society, 2018-08)
The original concept of El Niño consisted of anomalously high sea surface temperature and heavy rainfall along the arid northern coast of Peru (Carranza 1891; Carrillo 1893). The concept evolved into the El Niño–Southern ...