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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Algunos aspectos relacionados con la variabilidad climática de los ciclones tropicales en el Pacífico tropical del este
(Memorias del Congreso Latinoamericano de Ciencias del Mar – XIV COLACMAR. Camboriú, Santa Catarina, Brasil. 30 de Octubre - 04 de Noviembre de 2011., 2011-11)
Como uno de los objetivos del proyecto “Paleotempestology of the Caribbean Region: A Multi-proxy, Multi-site Study of the Spatial and Temporal Variability of Caribbean Hurricane Activity” (Proyecto IAI-CRN2050, I.P. Dr. ...
The last step of the volcanic unrest in Turrialba volcano: a new stage of magmatic eruptions
In 1864-1866, Turrialba volcano had a strombolian eruption with some phases of phreatic and phreatomagmatic activity, that covered the Central Valley of Costa Rica with a variable thickness of ash. During this eruption, ...
Putting into action the REGCM4.6 regional climate model for the study of climate change, variability and modeling over Central America and Mexico
What: International experts and attendees from several countries of Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean (CAM), and South America (SA) met to discuss regional issues on climate variability and climate change to learn the ...
(Hydro)climatological studies of climate change and variability in Central America
This is the presentation of Hugo Hidalgo at the CORDEX Central America and South America Training Workshop on Downscaling Techniques, in La Paz, Bolivia, June 25 to 27, 2018.
Dataducto para construir Emuladores Estadísticos con datos de NARCCAP
El proyecto de investigación B7166 de la Universidad de Costa Rica tiene como objetivo principal presentar un marco estadístico para realizar una emulación de variables obtenidas por medio del Modelo Climático Regional ...