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Response of air surface temperature over Central America to oceanic climate variability indices.
In this study were used 337 grid points (0.5 ° latitude x 0. 5° longitude), over Central America, from a monthly air surface temperature data set. The annual cycle, secular trend and decadal variability were removed and ...
The effects of El Niño on agricultural water balance in Guatemala
More than half the population of Guatemala lives in rural areas and depends on subsistence agriculture for their well being. This region is vulnerable to many climatic events, one of which is El Niño. This study looks at ...
Observed (1970-1999) climate variability in Central America using a high-resolution meteorological dataset with potential for climate change studies
Average temperature (Tavg) data from stations and station-based gridded datasets at 50 km resolution were used to provide a high-resolution (5 km grid) dataset for Central America from 1970 to 1999. The procedure used ...
Clima y temperatura sub-superficial del mar en Bahía Culebra, Golfo de Papagayo, Costa Rica
Climate and subsurface sea temperature in Bahía Culebra, Costa Rica
(Revista Biología Tropical, 60 (2): 159-171, 2012-04)
Bahía Culebra, Golfo de Papagayo, Costa Rica is a seasonal upwelling area. To determine the relationship of climate and the subsurface temperature variability at Bahía Culebra, we analyzed nine records of sea subsurface ...
Discrete analysis for the America west coast rainfall predictability using El Niño/Southern Oscillation relationships
(Memorias del Tercer Congreso de Oceanografía Física, Meteorología y Clima del Pacífico Sur Oriental, 2013-10-16)
The objective of the study was to determine the probability of occurrence of wet or dry season events, based on the phase of El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon using multinomial response logit and logit regression ...
Seasonal prediction of extreme precipitation events and frequency of rainy days over Costa Rica, Central America, using Canonical Correlation Analysis
(Advances in Geosciences 33:41-52, 2013-04-02)
High mountains divide Costa Rica, Central America, into two main climate regions, the Pacific and Caribbean slopes, which are lee and windward, respectively, according to the North Atlantic trade winds – the dominant wind ...