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Characterization of the Mid Summer Drought in the Central Valley of Costa Rica, Central America
(AGU Meeting of the Americas 2013, 2013)
The IAS region is characterized by climate features of unique nature, one of them is the Mid-Summer Drought (MSD), “veranillo” or “canícula” in Spanish, an atmospheric attribute rarely observed in tropical regions. On ...
Analysis of climate impacts in Costa Rica, Central America, from local historical information sources
(8th Alexander von Humboldt International Conference: Natural Disasters, Global Change, and the Preservation of World Heritage Sites". 12-16/11/2012. Cusco, Perú., 2012-11-12)
Central America and Mexico is a region that account for many World Heritage Sites. Among the climate hazards that affects this rich world heritage place of the world are the boreal winter cold fronts intrusions, also known ...
Caribbean sea tropical cyclone occurrences in the last six decades and their impacts in central america and the caribbean islands
The study of the tropical cyclones activity in the Caribbean (Figs. 1 & 2), and their historic characterization in the Central American region, is a basic element to mitigate their impact over different regions of the ...
Connections between the Intertropical Convergence Zone and other climatic features in Central America
This work explores statistical connections between the displacements and strength of the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and the Caribbean Low Level Jet (CLLJ). Indicators of the position and of the strength of the ...
Clasificación climática para la vertiente Caribe costarricense
Climate Classification for the Costa Rican's Caribbean side
(Memorias del VII Congreso de la Red Latinoamericana de Ciencias Ambientales. Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, San Carlos, Costa Rica. 11-15 de noviembre de 2013., 2013-11)
Abstract The aim of this work is to develop a climate classification for the Costa Rican’s Caribbean watershed using 82 both manual and automatic meteorological stations. The hydrologic balance is the base of the applied ...
Characteristics of Tropical Cyclones Making Landfall on the Pacific Coast of Mexico: 1970-2014
This study evaluates impacts from tropical cyclone (TC) landfalls on populated areas located along the Pacific Ocean coast of Mexico. The period of interest is from 1970 through 2014 and an international disaster database ...
Análisis del impacto del paso de los Ciclones Tropicales en el Mar Caribe sobre Costa Rica en las últimas décadas
Analysis of the Caribbean Sea Tropical Cyclone occurrences in the last four decades and their impacts in Costa Rica
El estudio de la actividad de los ciclones tropicales así como su caracterización histórica en la región centroamericana, es una prioridad para mitigar el impacto que estos fenómenos provocan en las diversas zonas del ...
Characterization and prediction of the Mid Summer Drought in the Tempisque river basin, North of Costa Rica, Central America, using ENSO and AMO relationships
On the Pacific slope of Central America, the precipitation annual cycle is characterized by two rainfall maxima in June and September-October, an extended dry season from November to May, and a shorter reduced precipitation ...
Predicción estacional del veranillo en dos cuencas de la vertiente del Pacífico de Costa Rica, América Central (Seasonal prediction of the mid summer drought in two Pacific slope river basins of Costa Rica, Central America)
(Memorias del VII Congreso de la Red Latinoamericana de Ciencias Ambientales “Forjando sinergias para la sostenibilidad”, 2013-11)
The Eastern Tropical Pacific region is characterized by climate features rarely observed in tropical regions, one of them is the Mid-Summer Drought (MSD), “veranillo” or “canícula” in Spanish. On the Pacific slope of ...
On the variability of the Caribbean lowlevel jet during winter: revisited
(Memorias de la European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, 2014-04)
The Caribbean low-level jet (CLLJ) is a strong wind current over the Caribbean Sea. Annually it has two peak periods, where February and July being the winter and summer components, respectively. The CLLJ is an important ...