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    • Central South America 

      Marengo, José A.; Espinoza, J.C.; Alves, Lincoln M.; Ronchail, J.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Ramos, A. M.; Molina-Carpio, J.; Correa, Kris; Baez, J.; Salinas, R.

      (American Meteorological Society, 2020-08)
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      Heavy rainfall events were observed in January along the dry southern coast of Peru, resulting in some locations breaking precipitation records of more than 30 years. Heavy rainfall during February led to 42 landslides ...
    • Climate impacts of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation on South America 

      Cai, Wenju; McPhaden, Michael J.; Grimm, Alice M.; Rodrigues, Regina R.; Taschetto, Andréa S; Garreaud, René D.; Dewitte, Boris; Poveda, Germán; Ham, Yoo-Geun; Santoso, A.; Ng, Benjamin; Anderson, Weston; Wang, Guojian; Geng, Tao; Jo, Hyun-Su; Marengo, José A.; Alves, Lincoln M.; Osman, Marisol; Li, Shujun; Wu, L.; Karamperidou, Christina; Takahashi, Ken; Vera, Carolina

      (Nature Publishing Group, 2020-04-10)
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      The climate of South America (SA) has long held an intimate connection with El Niño, historically describing anomalously warm sea-surface temperatures off the coastline of Peru. Indeed, throughout SA, precipitation and ...
    • The role of ENSO flavours and TNA on recent droughts over Amazon forests and the Northeast Brazil region 

      Jimenez, Juan C.; Marengo, José A.; Alves, Lincoln M.; Sulca, Juan; Takahashi, Ken; Ferrett, Samantha; Collins, Matthew

      (Royal Meteorological Society, 2019-12-27)
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      Amazon tropical forests and the semiarid Northeast Brazil (NEB) region have registered very severe droughts during the last two decades, with a frequency that may have exceeded natural climate variability. Severe droughts ...
    • Two Contrasting Severe Seasonal Extremes in Tropical South America in 2012: Flood in Amazonia and Drought in Northeast Brazil 

      Marengo, José A.; Alves, Lincoln M.; Soares, W.R.; Rodriguez, D.A.; Camargo, H.; Riveros, M.P.; Pabló, A.D.

      (American Meteorological Society, 2013-11)
      Acceso abierto
      Two simultaneous extreme events affected tropical South America to the east of the Andes during the austral summer and fall of 2012: a severe drought in Northeast Brazil and intense rainfall and floods in Amazonia, both ...