Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, JC; 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 ...

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