• Can we use TRMM-PR bright band heights to estimate the snow-rain transition in high mountain regions? 

      Schauwecker, Simone; Rohrer, Mario; Schwarb, Manfred; Huggel, Christian; Suarez, Wilson; Arias, Sandro; Salzmann, Nadine; Gurgiser, Wolfgang

      (American Geophysical Union, 2015)
      Acceso abierto
      Field and modelling based research indicates that for tropical glaciers, variations in snow cover and the altitude of the snow line via albedo effects are among the most crucial factors to explain the differences in annual ...
    • Climate change impacts on biomes and aridity in Peru 

      Zevallos Ruiz, Jose Augusto; Huerta, Adrian; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Sabino Rojas, Evelin; Vega-Jácome, 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 ...
    • Future runoff from glacierized catchments in the Central Andes could substantially decrease 

      Kronenberg, Marlene; Schauwecker, Simone; Huggel, Christian; Salzmann, Nadine; Drenkhan, Fabian; Frey, Holger; Giráldez, Claudia; Gurgiser, Wolfgang; Kaser, Georg; Suarez, Wilson; García Hernández, Javier; Fluixá-Sanmartín, Javier; Ayros, E.; Rohrer, Mario

      (American Geophysical Union, 2016-04)
      Acceso abierto
      In Peru, about 50% of the energy is produced from hydropower plants. An important amount of this energy is produced with water from glaciated catchments. In these catchments river streamflow is furthermore needed for other ...
    • 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 ...
    • Influence of Climate Variability in King George Island Glacier Retreat – Antarctic Peninsula 

      Rojas Macedo, Ibeth Celia; Suarez, Wilson; Edwin Anibal, Loarte Cadenas; Medina Marcos, Katy Damacia

      (European Geosciences Union, 2021)
      Acceso abierto
      This research aims to explain the influence of climatic variables (temperature and precipitation) in King George Island (KGI) glacier shrinkage on the Antarctic Peninsula. It employed Landsat satellite images from 1989 to ...
    • Influence of cloudiness on the incident shortwave radiation of Nevado Coropuna 

      Ramos, Isabel; De la Cruz, Gustavo; Suarez, Wilson

      (Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología del Perú, 2018)
      Acceso abierto
      The main objective of this work is to analyze the influence of cloud cover on shortwave radiation incident of the Nevado Coropuna during 2015-2016. In this presentation they propose to discuss that Arequipa, during the ...
    • Large mass movements related to deglaciation effects in southern Peru (Cusco) 

      Claudia, Giráldez; Choquevilca, Walter; Felipe, Fernández; Holger, Frey; García, Javier; Haeberli, Wilfried; Huggel, Christian; Ludena, Sebastián; Rohrer, Mario; Suarez, Wilson

      (American Geophysical Union, 2013)
      Acceso abierto
      The Andes of Peru are among the regions most severely affected by glacier and high-mountain hazards over the past 100 years. Large-scale disasters with thousands of people killed are on record, including ice/rock avalanches, ...
    • Mass balance study of the Znosko glacier, Antarctica, using remote sensing and in situ measurements 

      Bello, Cinthya; Suarez, Wilson; Brondi, F.; Gonzales, Gilbert

      (European Geosciences Union, 2021-03)
      Acceso abierto
      Glaciers are a key indicator of climate change. Since the second half of the 20th century several glaciers in Antarctica have retreated. In situ measurements of glacier mass balance in the Antarctic Peninsula and its ...
    • Monitoring glacier variations in the Urubamba and Vilcabamba Mountain Ranges, Peru, using “Landsat 5” images 

      Suarez, Wilson; Cerna, Marcos; Ordóñez Gálvez, Juan Julio; Frey, Holger; Giráldez, Claudia; Huggel, Christian

      (American Geophysical Union, 2013)
      Acceso abierto
      The Urubamba and Vilcabamba mountain ranges are two geological structures belonging to the Andes in the southern part of Peru, which is located in the tropical region. These mountain ranges are especially located within ...
    • Monthly semi-distributed hydrological model at national scale in Peru 

      Llauca, Harold; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Montesinos Cáceres, Cristian Albert; 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 ...
    • Participatory rainfall monitoring: strengthening hydrometeorological risk management and community resilience in Peru 

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

      (European Geosciences Union, 2022)
      Acceso abierto
      Heavy rainfall, floods and debris flow on the Rimac river watershed are recurring events that impact Peruvian people in vulnerable situations.There are few historical records, in terms of hydrometeorological variables, ...
    • Present and future water resources supply and demand in the Central Andes of Peru: a comprehensive review with focus on the Cordillera Vilcanota 

      Drenkhan, Fabian; Huggel, Christian; Salzmann, Nadine; Giráldez, Claudia; Suarez, Wilson; Rohrer, Mario; Molina, Edwin; Montoya, Nilton; Miñan, Fiorella

      (American Geophysical Union, 2014)
      Acceso abierto
      Glaciers have been an important element of Andean societies and livelihoods as direct freshwater supply for agriculture irrigation, hydropower generation and mining activities. Peru’s mainly remotely living population in ...
    • 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, W.

      (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 ...
    • Quantifying the controls of Peruvian glacier response to climate 

      Fyffe, Catriona L.; Potter, Emily; Fugger, S.; Orr, Andrew; Fatichi, Simone; Medina, Katy; Hellström, Robert Å.; Shaw, Thomas E.; Bernat, Maud; Llacza Rodríguez, Alan; Jácome Vergaray, Gerardo; Aubry-Wake, Caroline; Gurgiser, Wolfgang; Perry, L. Baker; Suarez, Wilson; Quincey, Duncan J.; Loarte, Edwin; Pellicciotti, Francesca

      (American Geophysical Union, 2021-04)
      Acceso abierto
      Peruvian glaciers are important contributors to dry season runoff for agriculture and hydropower, but they are at risk of disappearing due to climate warming. Their energy balance and ablation characteristics have previously ...
    • RAHU Project: Assessing water security and climate change adaptation strategies in the glaciated Vilcanota-Urubamba river basin 

      Rau, Pedro; Buytaert, W.; Drenkhan, Fabian; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Jimenez, Juan C.; Montoya, Nilton; Bonnesoeur, Vivien; Valdivia, Gustavo; Cachay, Walescka; Goyburo, Andres; Risco Sence, 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 ...
    • Rainfall thresholds estimation for shallow landslides in Peru from gridded daily data 

      Millán Arancibia, Carlos; Lavado-Casimiro, W.

      (American Geophysical Union, 2022-07-20)
      Acceso abierto
      The objective of this work was to generate and evaluate regional rainfall thresholds obtained from a combination of high-resolution gridded precipitation data (PISCOpd_Op), developed by the National Service of Meteorology ...
    • Relevance of future snowfall level height in the Peruvian Andes for glacier loss in the 21st century under different emission scenarios 

      Schauwecker, Simone; Kronenberg, Marlene; Rohrer, Mario; Huggel, Christian; Endries, Jason; Montoya, Nilton; Neukom, Raphael; Perry, Baker; Salzmann, Nadine; Schwarb, Manfred; Suarez, Wilson

      (American Geophysical Union, 2017)
      Acceso abierto
      In many regions of Peru, the competition for limited hydrological resources already represents a large risk for conflicts. In this context, and within the circumstances of climate change, there is a great interest in ...
    • SILVIA: An operational system to monitoring landslides forced by heavy precipitations at national scale in Peru 

      Millán Arancibia, Carlos; Lavado-Casimiro, W.; Vega-Jácome, 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 ...
    • Snow-Hydrological modeling using remote sensing data in Vilcanota basin 

      Risco Sence, 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. ...
    • Soluble trace metals in aerosols over the tropical south east Pacific offshore of Peru 

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

      (European Geosciences Union, 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 ...