Spatio-temporal rainfall variability in the Amazon basin countries (Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, and Ecuador)
(Wiley Online Library, 2009-09)
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, ...
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 ...
A combined view on precipitation and temperature climatology and trends in the southern Andes of Peru
(John Wiley and Sons, 2020-05-13)
In the southern Peruvian Andes, communities are highly dependent on climatic conditions due to the mainly rain-fed agriculture and the importance of glaciers and snow melt as a freshwater resource. Longer-term trends and ...
Rainfall hotspots over the southern tropical Andes: Spatial distribution, rainfall intensity, and relations with large-scale atmospheric circulation
(American Geophysical Union, 2015-05-11)
The Andes/Amazon transition is among the rainiest regions of the world and the interactionsbetween large-scale circulation and the topography that determine its complex rainfall distribution remainpoorly known. This work ...
The rainy season in the Southern Peruvian Andes: A climatological analysis based on the new Climandes index
(John Wiley and Sons, 2023-01)
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 ...