Recent Submissions

  • The vulnerability of water availability in Peru due to climate change: A probabilistic Budyko analysis 

    Huerta, Adrian; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Rau, Pedro

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    This study provides for the-first-time a water availability analysis at drainage and basin-scale in Peru. Using new gridded datasets of precipitation and temperature, along with six global actual evapotranspiration estimations ...
  • Spatio-temporal temperature and precipitation patterns in the southern Peruvian Andes - insights from the Climandes project 

    Spirig, Christoph; Stefanie, Gubler; Ávalos, Grinia; Huerta, Adrian; Noemi, Imfeld; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Oria, Clara; Quevedo, Karim; Mario, Rohrer; Scherrer, Simon C.; Sedlmeier, Katrin; Schwierz, Cornelia

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    In the southern Peruvian Andes, climatic threats such as water scarcity or frost pose major challenges for agriculture. Such events may result in severe yield losses threatening the livelihood of smallholder farmers due ...
  • Snow-Hydrological modeling using remote sensing data in Vilcanota basin 

    Risco, Eber; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Rau, Pedro

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    Water resources availability in the southern Andes of Peru is being affected by glacier and snow retreat. This problem is already perceived in the Vilcanota river basin, where hydro-climatological information is scarce. ...
  • SILVIA: An operational system to monitoring landslides forced by heavy precipitations at national scale in Peru 

    Millan, Carlos; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Vega, Fiorella; Felipe-Obando, Oscar; Acuña, Julia; Takahashi, Ken

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    In Peru, heavy precipitations (PR) are the second natural phenomenon with the greatest number of people affected in recent decades. Landslides (known as “huaycos” in Peru) are mostly produced by PR and located overall on ...
  • Present and future water security under socioeconomic and climate changes in the Vilcanota-Urubamba basin 

    Goyburo, Andres; Rau, Pedro; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Drenkhan, Fabian; Buytaert, Wouter

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    This research assesses present (2009-2016) and future (until 2100) levels of water security taking into consideration socioeconomic and climate change scenarios using the WEAP (Water Evaluation and Planning) tool for ...
  • ANDES: The first system for flash flood monitoring and forecasting in Peru 

    Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Jimenez, Juan Carlos; Harold, Llauca; Karen, Leon; Clara, Oria; Llacza, Alan; Huerta, Adrian; Felipe Obando, Oscar; Acuña, Julia; Rau, Pedro; Abad, Jorge

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    Hydrological hazards related to flash floods (FF) in Peru have caused many economic and human life losses in recent years. In this context, developing complete early warning systems against FF is necessary to cope impacts. ...
  • Surface water resources assessment in Peru through SWAT hydrological model 

    Asurza Véliz, Flavio Alexander; Traverso-Yucra, Kevin Arnold; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Felipe-Obando, Oscar; Montesinos-Cáceres, Cristian Albert; Llauca, Harold

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    Surface water resources in Peru show high spatio-temporal variability, being the prediction of streamflow at ungauged sites, one of the fundamental challenges today. This research presents a methodology for regional ...
  • Monthly semi-distributed hydrological model at national scale in Peru 

    Llauca, Harold; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Montesinos, Cristian; Rau, Pedro

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    Surface water resources in Peru are heterogeneously distributed in three drainage areas (Pacific, Titicaca, and Atlantic), and their quantification is relevant for planning in economic activities such as water supply and ...
  • Implementation of a flood forecasting system in a transboundary river basin, Peru – Ecuador 

    Leon, Karen; Acuña, Julia; Llauca, Harold; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Suarez, Wilson; Ordoñez, Jorge; Felipe Obando, Oscar

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    The Peruvian Service of Meteorology and Hydrology (SENAMHI) provides hydro-climatological hazard information to population and decision-makers about flood forecasting and warning on the whole territory of Peru. For flash ...
  • RAHU Project: Assessing water security and climate change adaptation strategies in the glaciated Vilcanota-Urubamba river basin 

    Rau, Pedro; Buytaert, Wouter; Drenkhan, Fabian; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Jimenez, Juan; Montoya, Nilton; Bonnesoeur, Vivien; Valdivia, Gustavo; Cachay, Walescka; Goyburo, Andres; Risco, Eber; Abad, Jorge; Mackay, Jon; Hannah, David; Barrand, Nicholas; Siegert, Martin; Macera, Briggitte; Bueno, Marcelo; Baca, Carlos; Gianella, Cecilia

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020)
    Acceso abierto
    The Peruvian Andes are a hotspot of vulnerabilities to impacts in water resources due to the propensity for water stress, the highly unpredictable weather, the sensitivity of glaciers, and the socio-economic vulnerability ...
  • Soluble trace metals in aerosols over the tropical south east Pacific offshore of Peru 

    Baker, A. R.; Thomas, M.; Bange, H. W.; Plasencia Sánchez, E.

    (European Geosciences UnionPE, 2015-10)
    Acceso abierto
    Bulk aerosol samples collected during cruise M91 of FS Meteor off the coast of Peru in December 2012 were analysed for their soluble trace metal (Fe, Al, Mn, Ti, Zn, V, Ni, Cu, Co, Cd, Pb, Th) and major ion (including NO−3 ...
  • Climate change impacts on biomes and aridity in Peru 

    Zevallos Ruiz, Jose Augusto; Huerta, Adrian; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Sabino, Evelin; Vega, Fiorella; Felipe-Obando, Oscar

    (European Geosciences Union, 2020-06-12)
    Acceso abierto
    The preliminary results showed that random forest worked best for the PB imbalanced data, having a 0.84 weighted average in precision and recall metric. The model reproduces 9 of the PB with low error 4.5% and overestimates ...
  • Using open source & low cost rain gauges to support debris flow real-time monitoring in Lima, Peru 

    Arestegui, Migue; Ordoñez, Miluska; Cisneros, Abel; Madueño, Giorgio; Almeida, Cinthia; Aliaga Nestares, Vannia; Quispe, Nelson; Millán, Carlos; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Huaman, Samuel; Phillips, Jeremy

    (European Geosciences Union, 2021-01)
    Acceso abierto
    Debris flow, locally known as huaycos, impact the east part of the metropolitan city of Lima, capital of Peru. However, after many extreme events such as the one related to the 2017 “Coastal Niño” or the one in 1987, there ...
  • Analysis of remote sensing and in situ datasets to estimate spatial precipitation in high mountain areas: case study Cordillera Blanca, Peru 

    Loarte, Edwin; Medina, Katy; Villavicencio, Eduardo; León, Hairo; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Rabatel, Antoine; Jacome, Gerardo; Hunink, Johannes; Lopez-Baeza, Ernesto

    (European Geosciences Union, 2021-01)
    Acceso abierto
    This study focused on estimating precipitation for the Santa basin located north of the capital of Peru, assessing spatial patterns and temporal variation. Precipitation products were used at a daily temporal resolution ...