Recent Submissions

  • Assessment of Present and Future Water Security under Anthropogenic and Climate Changes Using WEAP Model in the Vilcanota-Urubamba Catchment, Cusco, Perú 

    Goyburo, Andrés; Rau, Pedro; Lavado-Casimiro, Waldo; Buytaert, Wouter; Cuadros-Adriazola, José; Horna, Daniel

    (MDPI AG, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    Water is an essential resource for social and economic development. The availability of this resource is constantly threatened by the rapid increase in its demand. This research assesses current (2010–2016), short- ...
  • Panta Rhei benchmark dataset: socio-hydrological data of paired events of floods and droughts 

    Kreibich, Heidi; Schröter, Kai; Di Baldassarre, Giuliano; Van Loon, Anne F.; Mazzoleni, Maurizio; Wakbulcho Abeshu, Guta; Agafonova, Svetlana; AghaKouchak, Amir; Aksoy, Hafzullah; Alvarez-Garreton, Camila; Aznar, Blanca; Balkhi, Laila; Barendrecht, Marlies H.; Biancamaria, Sylvain; Bos-Burgering, Liduin; Bradley, Chris; Budiyono, Yus; Buytaert, Wouter; Capewell, Lucinda; Carlson, Hayley; Cavus, Yonca; Couasnon, Anaïs; 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, Manolis; Oriol Grima, Jordi; Guzmán, Diego A.; Huning, Laurie S.; Ionita, Monica; Kharlamov, Maxim; Nguyen Khoi, Dao; Kieboom, Natalie; Kireeva, Maria; Koutroulis, Aristeidis; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Li, Hong-Yi; LLasat, Maria Carmen; Macdonald, David; Mård, Johanna; Mathew-Richards, Hannah; McKenzie, Andrew; Mejia, Alfonso; Mendiondo, Eduardo Mario; Mens, Marjolein; Mobini, Shifteh; Samprogna Mohor, Guilherme; Nagavciuc, Viorica; Ngo-Duc, Thanh; Thao Nguyen, Huynh Thi; Thao Nh, Pham Thi; Petrucci, Olga; Hong Quan, Nguyen; Quintana-Seguí, Pere; Razavi, Saman; Ridolf, Elena; Riegel, Jannik; Shibly Sadik, Md; Sairam, Nivedita; Savelli, Elisa; Sazonov, Alexey; Sharma, Sanjib; Sörensen, Johanna; Arguello Souza, Felipe Augusto; Stahl, Kerstin; Steinhausen, Max; Stoelzle, Michael; Szalinska, Wiwiana; Tang, Qiuhong; Tian, Fuqiang; Tokarczyk, Tamara; Tovar, Carolina; Thu Tran, Thi Van; van Huijgevoort, Marjolein H. J.; van Vliet, Michelle T. H.; Vorogushyn, Sergiy; Wagener, Thorsten; Wang, Yueling; Wendt, Doris E.; Wickham, Elliot; Yang, Long; Zambrano-Bigiarini, Mauricio; Ward, Philip J.

    (Copernicus Publications, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    As the adverse impacts of hydrological extremes increase in many regions of the world, a better understanding of the drivers of changes in risk and impacts is essential for effective flood and drought risk management and ...
  • Construction of a daily streamflow dataset for Peru using a similarity-based regionalization approach and a hybrid hydrological modeling framework 

    Llauca, Harold; Leon, Karen; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

    (Elsevier, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    This paper aims to develop a national hydrological model using physiographic and climatic characteristics to identify donor and receptor sub-catchments (sub-zones). Therefore, we use the hydrometeorological PISCO dataset ...
  • A cold wave of winter 2021 in central South America: characteristics and impacts 

    Marengo, J.; Espinoza, J. C.; Bettolli, L.; Cunha, A. P.; Molina-Carpio, J.; Skansi, M.; Correa, Kris; Ramos, A. M.; Salinas, R.; Sierra, J.-P.

    (Springer, 2023)
    Acceso abierto
    During the austral winter (June–August) of 2021, the meteorological services of Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Paraguay, Bolivia, and Chile all issued forecasts for unusually cold conditions. Record-low minimum temperatures and ...
  • Seasonal differences in trace metal concentrations in the major rivers of the hyper-arid southwestern Andes basins of Peru 

    Ccanccapa-Cartagena, Alexander; Chavez Gonzales, Francisco D.; Paredes, Betty; Vera, Corina; Gutierrez, Guillermo; Valencia, Roland; Paz Alcázar, Ana Lucia; Zyaykina, Nadezhda N.; Filley, Timothy R.; Jafvert, Chad T.

    (Elsevier, 2023-10)
    Acceso abierto
    The southern rivers of Peru originate in the Andes Mountains and flow in a southwestern direction to the Pacific Ocean through one of the most hyper-arid regions of the world. During each sub-equatorial summer from December ...
  • A future of extreme precipitation and droughts in the Peruvian Andes 

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

    (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2023-07-20)
    Acceso abierto
    Runoff from glacierised Andean river basins is essential for sustaining the livelihoods of millions of people. By running a high-resolution climate model over the two most glacierised regions of Peru we unravel past climatic ...
  • Rainfall thresholds estimation for shallow landslides in Peru from gridded daily data 

    Millán-Arancibia, Carlos; Lavado-Casimiro, Waldo

    (European Geosciences Union, 2023-03-22)
    Acceso abierto
    This work aims to generate and evaluate regional rainfall thresholds obtained from a combination of high-resolution gridded rainfall data, developed by the National Service of Meteorology and Hydrology of Peru, and information ...
  • Comparison between the Operational and Statistical Daily Maximum and Minimum Temperature Forecasts in The Central Coast of Peru 

    Aliaga Nestares, Vannia; De la Cruz, Gustavo; Takahashi, Ken

    (American Meteorological Society, 2023-02)
    Acceso abierto
    Multiple linear regression models were developed for 1-3-day lead forecasts of maximum and minimum temperature for two locations in the city of Lima, in the central coast of Peru (12°S), and contrasted with the operational ...
  • The rainy season in the Southern Peruvian Andes: A climatological analysis based on the new Climandes index 

    Sedlmeier, Katrin; Imfeld, Noemí; Gubler, Stefanie; Spirig, Christoph; Quevedo, Karim; Escajadillo Fernandez, Yury; Rohrer, Mario; Schwierz, Cornelia

    (John Wiley and Sons, 2023-01)
    Acceso abierto
    The rainy season is of high importance for livelihoods in the Southern Peruvian Andes (SPA), especially for agriculture, which is mainly rain fed and one of the main income sources in the region. Therefore, knowledge and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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

    (Springer, 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 ...
  • 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 Lope, 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 ...

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