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Infografías: Uso de suelo del Corredor Seco Centroamericano
Se presentan cinco infografías relacionadas con el uso del suelo en el Corredor Seco Centroamericano. Los tópicos de las mismas son: a) Generalidades del uso de suelo del CSC, b) Población en el CSC, c) Las políticas en ...
Five Hundred Years of Hydrological Drought in the Upper Colorado River Basin
This article evaluates drought scenarios of the Upper Colorado River basin (UCRB) considering multiple drought variables for the past 500 years and positions the current drought in terms of the magnitude and frequency. ...
Changes in solar irradiance and atmospheric turbidity in Costa Rica during the total solar eclipse of July 11, 1991
Solar global radiation was measured in several places in Costa Rica during the total solar eclipse that ocurred in July 11, 1991. In two of these places, Puntarenas and Santa Cruz, measurements in yhe ultraviolet range ...
Characterising droughts in Central America with uncertain hydro-meteorological data
Central America is frequently affected by droughts that cause significant socio-economic and environmental problems. Drought characterisation, monitoring and forecasting are potentially useful to support water resource ...
Changes in Meteorological Variables in Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay, During the Total Solar Eclipse of 3 November 1994
Solar global radiation, air temperature, relative humidity, and wind speed were measured in Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay, within the path of totality of the eclipse of 3 November 1994. Global radiation decreased gradually ...
Central America [in State of the Climate in 2009]
For this region, seven stations from the following five countries were analyzed: Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, and Guatemala.
Visualization of 40 Years of Tropical Cyclone Positions and Their Rainfall
This article focuses on a visualization of tropical cyclone track data occurring over a 40- year period (1970–2010) and their relationship with (extremely) heavy rainfall reported by 88 Central American weather stations. The ...
Future Changes in Simulated Streamflow in Costa Rica from CMIP6 climate models
Statistically downscaled daily data from an ensemble of five General Circulation Models (GCMs) from the Climate Model Intercomparison Program 6 (CMIP6) will be used to determine changes (with respect to a baseline historical ...
Detection and Attribution of Temperature Changes in the Mountainous Western United States
Large changes in the hydrology of the western United States have been observed since the mid-twentieth century. These include a reduction in the amount of precipitation arriving as snow, a decline in snowpack at low and ...
Central America [in State of the Climate in 2012]
For this region, nine stations from five countries were analyzed. The stations located on the Caribbean slope are: Phillip Goldson International Airport, Belize; Puerto Barrios, Guatemala; Puerto Lempira, ...