Recent Submissions

  • The new record of drought and warmth in the Amazon in 2023 related to regional and global climatic features 

    Espinoza, Jhan-Carlo; Jimenez, Juan Carlos; Marengo, José Antonio; Schongart, Jochen; Ronchail, Josyane; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Ribeiro, João Vitor M.

    (Springer, 2024)
    Acceso abierto
    In 2023 Amazonia experienced both historical drought and warm conditions. On October 26th 2023 the water levels at the port of Manaus reached its lowest record since 1902 (12.70 m). In this region, October monthly maximum ...
  • Advancing South American Water and Climate Science through Multidecadal Convection-Permitting Modeling 

    Dominguez, Francina; Rasmussen, Roy; Liu, Changhai; Ikeda, Kyoko; Prein, Andreas; Varble, Adam; Arias, Paola A.; Bacmeister, Julio; Bettolli, Maria Laura; Callaghan, Patrick; Carvalho, Leila M. V.; Castro, Christopher L.; Chen, Fei; Chug, Divyansh; Chun, Kwok Pan (Sun); Dai, Aiguo; Danaila, Luminita; da Rocha, Rosmeri Porfírio; Nascimento, Ernani de Lima; Dougherty, Erin; Dudhia, Jimy; Eidhammer, Trude; Feng, Zhe; Fita, Lluís; Fu, Rong; Giles, Julian; Gilmour, Harriet; Halladay, Kate; Huang, Yongjie; Iza Wong, Angela Maylee; Lagos-Zúñiga, Miguel Ángel; Jones, Charles; Llamocca, Jorge; Llopart, Marta; Martinez, J. Alejandro; Martinez, J. Carlos; Minder, Justin R.; Morrison, Monica; Moon, Zachary L.; Mu, Ye; Neale, Richard B.; Núñez Ocasio, Kelly M.; Pal, Sujan; Potter, Erin; Poveda, German; Puhales, Franciano; Rasmussen, Kristen L.; Rehbein, Amanda; Rios-Berrios, Rosimar

    (American Meteorological Society, 2024-01-08)
    Acceso abierto
    South America’s hydroclimate sustains vibrant communities and natural ecosystems of extraordinary biodiversity including the Andes Cordillera, and the Orinoco, La Plata, and Amazon basins. Global warming and land-use change ...
  • Synoptic and cloud-scale aspects related to an extreme rainfall event that occurred in April 2019 in the city of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 

    da Silva, Fabricio Polifke; Luiz-Silva, Wanderson; Huamán, Joao; de Almeida França, José Ricardo

    (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2024)
    Acceso abierto
    The development, rate, and duration of extreme rainfall events over a region depend on the coexistence and strength of multiple atmospheric physical conditions. Then, understanding the synoptic and cloud-scale aspects is ...
  • Performance of Regional Climate Model Precipitation Simulations Over the Terrain-Complex Andes-Amazon Transition Region 

    Armijos, Elisaa,; Gutierrez, Ricardo A.; Junquas, Clémentinec; Armijos, Elisaa; Sörensson, Anna A.; Espinoza, Jhan-Carloc

    (American Geophysical Union, 2024)
    Acceso abierto
    Regional climate models (RCMs) are widely used to assess future impacts associated with climate change at regional and local scales. RCMs must represent relevant climate variables in the present-day climate to be considered ...
  • Estimación de lluvias extremas mediante un enfoque de análisis regional y datos satelitales: Cusco – Perú 

    Aragón, Luis; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Montesinos, Cristian; Zubieta, Ricardo; Laqui, Wilber

    (Instituto Mexicano de Tecnología del Agua, 2024)
    Acceso abierto
    La frecuencia y magnitud de los eventos climáticos extremos de precipitación han aumentado significativamente en varios países del mundo, incluido Perú. Estos hechos causan pérdidas económicas y humanas, especialmente en ...
  • Constraining Flood Forecasting Uncertainties through Streamflow Data Assimilation in the Tropical Andes of Peru: Case of the Vilcanota River Basin 

    Llauca, Harold; Arestegui, Miguel; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

    (MDPI, 2023-11)
    Acceso abierto
    Flood modeling and forecasting are crucial for managing and preparing for extreme flood events, such as those in the Tropical Andes. In this context, assimilating streamflow data is essential. Data Assimilation (DA) seeks ...
  • The central South America region includes Brazil, Peru, Paraguay, and Bolivia 

    Marengo, J.; Espinoza, J.C.; Alves, L.M.; Ronchail, J.; Cunha, A.P.; Ramos, A. M.; Molina-Carpio, J.; Correa, K.; Avalos, G.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Baez, J.; Salinas, R.; Quispe, W. R.; Quisbert, K.

    (American Meteorological Society, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    The 2022 mean temperature for central South America was 0.23°C above the 1991–2020 average (Fig. 7.13). Much of the region had near- to above-average mean annual temperatures (Fig. 7.11). Seasonally, during December–February, ...
  • Hydrological Response Assessment of Land Cover Change in a Peruvian Amazonian Basin Impacted by Deforestation Using the SWAT Model 

    Paiva, Karla; Rau, Pedro; Montesinos, Cristian; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Bourrel, Luc; Frappart, Frédéric

    (MDPI, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    The watershed hydrologic conditions in the Madre de Dios (MDD) Basin in the Peruvian Amazon have been irreversibly impacted by deforestation and changes in land cover. These changes have also had detrimental effects on the ...
  • Rainfall Erosivity in Peru: A New Gridded Dataset Based on GPM-IMERG and Comprehensive Assessment (2000–2020) 

    Gutierrez, Leonardo; Huerta, Adrian; Sabino, Evelin; Bourrel, Luc; Frappart, Frédéric; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

    (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    In soil erosion estimation models, the variables with the greatest impact are rainfall erosivity (𝑅𝐸), which is the measurement of precipitation energy and its potential capacity to cause erosion, and erosivity density ...
  • High-resolution grids of daily air temperature for Peru - the new PISCOt v1.2 dataset 

    Huerta, Adrian; Aybar, Cesar; Correa, Kris; Noemi, Imfeld; Correa, Kris; Felipe-Obando, Oscar; Rau, Pedro; Drenkhan, Fabian

    (Nature, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    Gridded high-resolution climate datasets are increasingly important for a wide range of modelling applications. Here we present PISCOt (v1.2), a novel high spatial resolution (0.01°) dataset of daily air temperature for ...
  • Assessment of bottom-up satellite precipitation products on river streamflow estimations in the Peruvian Pacific drainage 

    Qquenta, Jonathan; Rau, Pedro; Bourrel, Luc; Frappart, Frédéric; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

    (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute - MDPI, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    In regions with limited precipitation information, like Peru, many studies rely on precipitation data derived from satellite products (SPP) and model reanalysis. These products provide near-real-time information and offer ...
  • 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 modeling based on the KNN algorithm: An application for the forecast of daily flows of the Ramis river, Peru 

    Lujano Laura, Efrain; Lujano, Rene; Huamani, Juan Carlos; Lujano, Apolinario

    (Instituto Mexicano de Tecnología del Agua, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    The forecast of river stream flows is of significant importance for the development of early warning systems. Artificial intelligence algorithms have proven to be an effective tool in hydrological modeling data-driven, ...
  • The contributions of transboundary networks to environmental governance: The legacy of the MAP initiative 

    Perz, Stephen; Rioja Ballivián, Guillermo; Brown, I. Foster; Frias, Miroslava; Mendoza, Elsa; Muñante, Armando; Perales, Mercedes; Reis, Vera

    (Elsevier, 2022)
    Acceso abierto
    Because many environmental threats span national boundaries, transboundary networks have emerged as a form of multi-stakeholder platform to support environmental governance (EG). There are transboundary networks in various ...
  • Un estudio de caso de un evento de nevada de alto impacto en la sierra sur del Perú: Dinámica y evaluación del modelo Eta 

    Bojorquez, Marco; Huerta, Adrian; Calle Montes, Victoria

    (SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online, 2022)
    Acceso abierto
    Se evaluó el desempeño de las predicciones del modelo Eta durante el acaecimiento del evento de nevada generalizada que causó el mayor impacto social en la Sierra Sur del Perú (SSP) durante agosto del 2013. La evaluación ...
  • Heatwaves and fire in Pantanal: Historical and future perspectives from CORDEX-CORE 

    Silva, Patrícia S.; Geirinhas, João L.; Lapere, Rémy; Laura, Wil; Cassain, Domingo; Alegría, Andrés; Campbell, Jayaka

    (Elsevier, 2022)
    Acceso abierto
    The Pantanal biome, at the confluence of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay, is the largest continental wetland on the planet and an invaluable reserve of biodiversity. The exceptional 2020 fire season in Pantanal drew particular ...
  • Photochemical sensitivity to emissions and local meteorology in Bogotá, Santiago, and São Paulo: An analysis of the initial COVID-19 lockdowns 

    Seguel, Rodrigo J.; Gallardo, Laura; Osses, Mauricio; Rojas, Néstor Y.; Nogueira, Thiago; Menares, Camilo; Andrade, Maria de Fatima; Belalcázar, Luis C.; Carrasco, Paula; Eskes, Henk; Fleming, Zoë L.; Huneeus, Nicolas; Ibarra-Espinosa, Sergio; Landulfo, Eduardo; Leiva, Manuel; Mangones, Sonia C.; Morais, Fernando G.; Moreira, Gregori A.; Pantoja, Nicolás; Parraguez, Santiago; Rojas Quincho, Jhojan Pool; Rondanelli, Roberto; Andrade, Izabel da Silva; Toro, Richard; Yoshida, Alexandre C.

    (University of California Press, 2022)
    Acceso abierto
    This study delves into the photochemical atmospheric changes reported globally during the pandemic by analyzing the change in emissions from mobile sources and the contribution of local meteorology to ozone (O3) and particle ...
  • Determination of atmospheric aerosol components in an urban area to evaluate the air quality and identify the sources of contamination 

    Bedregal, Patricia; Ubillus, Marco; Cáceres-Rivero, Cynthia; Olivera, Paula; Garay Saravia, Roy Antonio; Rojas Quincho, Jhojan Pool; Zafra, Rafael; Urdanivia Lermo, Franceso Renato

    (Springer, 2023-02-15)
    Acceso abierto
    The need to generate objective evidence and reliable information for decision makers to improve environmental policies for a better air quality, led us to evaluate the atmospheric aerosol components in the urban area of ...
  • Rainfall Erosivity in Peru: A New Gridded Dataset Based on GPMIMERG and Comprehensive Assessment (2000–2020) 

    Gutierrez, Leonardo; Huerta, Adrian; Sabino, Evelin; Bourrel, Luc; Frappart, Frederic; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

    (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    In soil erosion estimation models, the variable with the greatest impact is rainfall erosivity (RE), which is the measurement of precipitation energy and its potential capacity to cause erosion, and erosivity density (ED), ...
  • A future of extreme precipitation and droughts in the Peruvian Andes 

    Potter, Emily R.; Fyffe, Catriona L.; Orr, Andrés; Quincey, Duncan J.; Ross, Andrés N.; Rangecroft, Sally; Medina, Katy; Burns, Helen; Llacza, Alan; Jácome, Gerardo; Hellström, Robert Å.; Castro, Josué; Cochachín, Alejo; Montoya, Nilton; Loarte, Edwin; Pellicciotti, Francesca

    (Springer Nature, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    Runoff from glacierised Andean river basins is essential for sustaining the livelihoods of millions of people. By running a highresolution climate model over the two most glacierised regions of Peru we unravel past climatic ...

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