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    • Measurements of sulfur dioxide,ozone and ammonia concentrations in Asia,Africa,and South America using passive samplers 

      Carmichae, Gregory R.; Ferm, Martin; Thongboonchoo, Narisara; Woo, Jung-Hun; Chanc, L.Y.; Muranod, Kentaro; Viet, Pham Hung; Mossberg, ,Carl; Bala, Rajasekhlar; Boonjawat, Jariya; Upatum, Pramote; Mohan, Manju; Adhikary, Sharad P.; Shrestha, ,Arun B.; Pienaar, J.J.; Brunke, Ernst B.; Chen, ,Tai; Jiep, Tang; Guoan, Ding; Leong Chow, Peng; Dhiharto, Sri; Harjanto, Hery; Jose, Aida M.; Wilson, Kimani; Kirouane, Abdelmalek; Lacaux, Jean-Pierre; Richard, Sandrine; Barturen, Osvaldo; Carrasco Cerda, Jorge; Athayde, Augusto; Tavares, Tania; Silva Cotrina, Jose; Bilici, Erdal

      (Elsevier, 2003)
      Acceso abierto
      Measurements of gaseous SO2,NH3,and O3 using IVL passive sampler technology were obtained during a pilot measurement program initiated as a key component of the newly established WMO/GAW Urban Research Meteorology and ...
    • A simple model for minimum crop temperature forecasting during nocturnal cooling 

      Lhomme, J.P.; Guilioni, L.

      (Elsevier, 2004)
      Acceso cerrado
      A simple mechanistic model is developed to forecast the minimum temperature reached by the aerial elements of a crop during nocturnal cooling. The model, whose inputs are meteorological data registered at sunset, has two ...
    • Atmospheric transmissivity: distribution and empirical estimation around the central Andes 

      Baigorria, Guillermo A.; Villegas, Esequiel B.; Trebejo, Irene; Carlos, Jose F.; Quiroz, Roberto

      (John Wiley & SonsPE, 2004)
      Acceso abierto
      This study of the distribution in space and time of atmospheric transmissivity τ takes into account the fact that, in complex terrain, many factors affect this variable; thus, it is not possible to use the generalizations ...
    • Modelling the water balance in the glacierized Parón Lake basin (White Cordillera, Peru) 

      Suarez, Wilson; Chevallier, P.; Pouyaud, B.; López, P.

      (Taylor & Francis, 2008)
      Acceso abierto
      The White Cordillera (northern Peru), with a glacial surface of 631 km2, is the largest glacierized mountain range in the Tropics. Due to the lack of physical data from most of its sub-basins, it is difficult to build a ...
    • Decadal changes in glacier parameters in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, derived from remote sensing 

      Racoviteanu, A.E.; Arnaud, Y.; Williams, M.W.; Ordoñez Gálvez, Juan Julio

      (Cambridge University Press, 2008-06)
      Acceso abierto
      We present spatial patterns of glacier fluctuations from the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, (glacier area, terminus elevations, median elevations and hypsography) at decadal timescales derived from 1970 aerial photography, 2003 ...
    • Spatio-temporal rainfall variability in the Amazon basin countries (Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, and Ecuador) 

      Villar, J.C.E.; Ronchail, J.; Guyot, J.L.; Cochonneau, G.; Naziano, F.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; De Oliveira, E.; Pombosa, R.; Vauchel, P.

      (Wiley Online Library, 2009-09)
      Acceso abierto
      Rainfall variability in the Amazon basin (AB) is analysed for the 1964-2003 period. It is based on 756 pluviometric stations distributed throughout the AB countries. For the first time it includes data from Bolivia, Peru, ...
    • Integrated assessment and adaptation to climate change impacts in the Peruvian Andes 

      Salzmann, N.; Huggel, C.; Calanca, P.; Díaz, A.; Jonas, T.; Jurt, C.; Konzelmann, Thomas; Lagos, P.; Rohrer, M.; Silverio, W.; Zappa, M.

      (Copernicus GmbH, 2009-11)
      Acceso abierto
      The Andes as mountain regions worldwide, provide fundamental resources, not only for the local population. Due to the topographic characteristics, the potential for natural hazards is higher than elsewhere. In these areas, ...
    • An environmental watch system for the andean countries: El observatorio andino 

      Muñoz, A.G.; López, P.; Velásquez, R.; Monterrey, L.; León, G.; Ruiz, F.; Recalde, C.; Cadena, J.; Mejía, R.; Paredes, M.; Bazo, Juan

      (American Meteorological Society, 2010-09)
      Acceso abierto
      Observatorio Andino (OA) was established in 2008 by The Centro de Modelado Científico (CMC) in collaboration with Climate information applied to agricultural risk management in the Andean countries (CIIFEN). The OA main ...
    • Determination of anthropogenic and biogenic compounds on atmospheric aerosol collected in urban, biomass burning and forest areas in São Paulo, Brazil 

      Vasconcellos, P.; Souza, D.Z.; Sánchez Ccoyllo, Odón; Bustillos, J.O.V.; Lee, H.; Santos, F.C.; Nascimento, K.H.; Araújo, M.P.; Saarnio, K.

      (Elsevier B.V., 2010-11)
      Acceso cerrado
      This study was conducted at three sites of different characteristics in São Paulo State: São Paulo (SPA), Piracicaba (PRB) and Mata Atlântica Forest (MAT). PM10, n-alkanes, pristane and phytane, PAHs, water-soluble ions ...
    • North Tropical Atlantic influence on western Amazon fire season variability 

      Fernandes, K.; Baethgen, W.; Bernardes, S.; Defries, R.; Dewitt, D.G.; Goddard, L.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Lee, D.E.; Padoch, C.; Pinedo-Vasquez, M.; Uriarte, M.

      (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2011-06)
      Acceso abierto
      The prevailing wet climate in the western Amazon is not favorable to the natural occurrence of fires. Nevertheless, the current process of clearing of humid forests for agriculture and cattle ranching has increased the ...
    • Climate variability and extreme drought in the upper Solimões River (western Amazon Basin): Understanding the exceptional 2010 drought 

      Espinoza, J.C.; Ronchail, J.; Guyot, J.L.; Junquas, v; Vauchel, P.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Drapeau, v; Pombosa, R.

      (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2011-07)
      Embargado
      This work provides an initial overview of climate features and their related hydrological impacts during the recent extreme droughts (1995, 1998, 2005 and 2010) in the upper Solimes River (western Amazon), using comprehensive ...
    • Chemical weathering and atmospheric/soil CO2 uptake in the Andean and Foreland Amazon basins 

      Moquet, J.S.; Crave, A.; Viers, J.; Seyler, P.; Armijos, E.; Bourrel, L.; Chavarri, E.; Lagane, C.; Laraque, A.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Pombosa, R.; Noriega, L.; Vera, A.; Guyot, J.L.

      (Elsevier B.V., 2011-08)
      Acceso cerrado
      This study is a geochemical investigation of the Andean and Foreland basins of the Amazon River at high spatial and time resolution, carried out within the framework of the HYBAM research program (Hydro-geodynamics of the ...
    • A data portal for regional climatic trend analysis in a Peruvian High Andes region 

      Schwarb, M.; Acuña, Delia; Konzelmann, Thomas; Rohrer, M.; Salzmann, N.; Serpa Lopez, B.; Silvestre, E.

      (Copernicus Publications, 2011-08-16)
      Acceso abierto
      In the frame of a Swiss-Peruvian climate change adaptation initiative (PACC), operational and historical data series of more than 100 stations of the Peruvian Meteorological and Hydrological Service (SENAMHI) are now ...
    • Assessment of climate change impacts on the hydrology of the Peruvian Amazon-Andes basin 

      Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Labat, D.; Guyot, J.L.; Ardoin-Bardin, Sandra

      (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011-11)
      Embargado
      In this article, we propose an investigation of the modifications of the hydrological response of two Peruvian Amazonas-Andes basins in relationship with the modifications of the precipitation and evapotranspiration rates ...
    • From drought to flooding: understanding the abrupt 2010-11 hydrological annual cycle in the Amazonas River and tributaries 

      Espinoza, Jhan Carlo; Ronchail, Josyane; Guyot, Jean Loup; Junquas, Clementine; Guillaume, Drapeau; Martinez, Jean Michel; William, Santini; Philippe, Vauchel; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Ordoñez, Julio; Espinoza, Raúl

      (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2012-01)
      Acceso abierto
      In this work we document and analyze the hydrological annual cycles characterized by a rapid transition between low and high flows in the Amazonas River (Peruvian Amazon) and we show how these events, which may impact ...
    • Discharge simulation in the sub-basins of the Amazon using ORCHIDEE forced by new datasets 

      Guimberteau, M.; Drapeau, G.; Ronchail, J.; Sultan, B.; Polcher, J.; Martinez, J.-M.; Prigent, C.; Guyot, J.L.; Cochonneau, G.; Espinoza, J.C.; Filizola, N.; Fraizy, P.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; De Oliveira, E.; Pombosa, R.; Noriega, L.; Vauchel, P.

      (Copernicus GmbH, 2012-03)
      Acceso abierto
      The aim of this study is to evaluate the ability of the ORCHIDEE land surface model to simulate streamflows over each sub-basin of the Amazon River basin. For this purpose, simulations are performed with a routing module ...
    • Basin-scale analysis of rainfall and runoff in Peru (1969–2004): Pacific, Titicaca and Amazonas drainages 

      Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Ronchail, J.; Labat, D.; Espinoza, J.C.; Guyot, J.L.

      (Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2012-06)
      Acceso abierto
      According to the Peruvian agricultural ministry, the Pacific watersheds where the great cities and intense farming are located only benefit from 1% of the available freshwater in Peru. Hence a thorough knowledge of the ...
    • The integration of field measurements and satellite observations to determine river solid loads in poorly monitored basins 

      Espinoza-Villar, R.; Martinez, J.-M.; Guyot, J.L.; Fraizy, P.; Armijos, E.; Crave, A.; Bazán, H.; Vauchel, P.; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

      (IRD France Nord, 2012-06)
      Acceso cerrado
      The use of satellite imagery to assess river sediment discharge is discussed in the context of poorly monitored basins. For more than three decades, the Peruvian hydrological service SENAMHI has been maintaining several ...
    • Early warning systems: The "last mile" of adaptation 

      Huggel, C.; Rohrer, M.; Calanca, v; Salzmann, N.; Vergara, W.; Quispe, Nelson; Ceballos, J.L.

      (American Geophysical Union, 2012-09)
      Acceso abierto
      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 

      Carlo Espinoza, Jhan; Ronchail, Josyane; Lengaigne, Matthieu; Quispe, Nelson; Silva, Yamina; Bettolli, Maria Laura; Ávalos, Grinia; Llacza, Alan

      (Springer, 2012-12-29)
      Acceso abierto
      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 ...