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Predicción estacional para ASO de eventos extremos y días con precipitación sobre las vertientes Pacífico y Caribe de América Central, utilizando análisis de correlación canónica
Seasonal prediction of extreme precipitation events, and frequency of rainy days for ASO over the
Pacific and Caribbean slopes of Central America using Canonical Correlation Analysis
Models were generated based on Canonical Correlation Analysis for prediction of extreme precipitation events during August-September-October (ASO), using as predictor the Sea Surface Temperature (SST) due to the hydrological ...
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 ...
Regional precipitation estimations in Central America using the Weather Research and Forecast model
Estimaciones de precipitación regional en América Central usando el model Weather Research and Forecast
Using the regional climate model WRF, and the NCEP-NCAR Reanalysis Project data as boundary and initial conditions, regional precipitation for Central America was estimated by means of the dynamical downscaling technique ...
The role of the meridional sea surface temperature gradient in controlling the Caribbean low-level jet
The Caribbean low‐level jet (CLLJ) is an important modulator of regional climate, especially precipitation, in the Caribbean and Central America. Previous work has inferred, due to their semiannual cycle, an association ...
Revisión y comparación de escenarios de cambio climático para el Parque Nacional Isla del Coco, Costa Rica
(Revista Biología Tropical 60(3): 83-112, 2012-11)
Different climate change scenarios were revised and compared for Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica. They were generated using different tools (MAGICC/SCENGEN, PRECIS and SDSM) and for the 2080 (2070- 2099) time slice. ...
A review of the main drivers and variability of Central America’s Climate and seasonal forecast systems
Una revisión de los principales controladores y de la variabilidad del clima en América Central y sistemas de pronóstico estacional
América Central es una región susceptible a desastres naturales y cambio climático. En el presente estudio, se revisaron los principales forzantes atmosféricos y oceánicos, así como los moduladores del clima que afectan ...
A Tri-dimensional Approach to Climate Sciences
Climate variability on seasonal and inter-annual time scales, as manifested through years of flood versus drought conditions, represent a significant challenge for Central America. A good or bad rainfall season impacts ...
Interannual variability of the midsummer drought in Central America and the connection with sea surface temperatures
The midsummer drought (MSD) in Central America is characterised in order to create annual indexes representing the timing of its phases (start, minimum and end), and other features relevant for MSD forecasting such as the ...
Variability of the Caribbean low-level jet during borealwinter: large-scale forcings
An index capturing the anomalies of the zonal wind at 925 hPa from 1950 to 2010 was defined to explore the relationship between the fluctuations of the Caribbean low-level jet (CLLJ) and the main climate variability modes ...
The early rainy season in Central America: the role of thetropical North Atlantic SSTs
We explored the relationship between the precipitation anomalies during May to June as the first peak of the rainy season in the Pacific slope of Central America, and sea surface temperature (SST) fluctuations in the ...