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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 ...
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 ...
Observed Changes (1970-1999) in Extreme Hydroclimatic Events in Central America
Previous studies have shown that most of Central America has been experiencing warming trends during the last 30-50 years, while precipitation annual totals have not changed much. Warming alone can exacerbate the effects ...
Parametrización de modelo hidrológico para el acuífero costero Huacas Tamarindo, Santa Cruz Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Uno de los principales elementos para el progreso de una región es el recurso hídrico, ya que es el servicio ecosistémico base para el desarrollo de la vida y las actividades socioeconómicas. Uno de los principales retos ...
CMIP5 climate change hydroclimatic projections for Central America
A review of a series of articles related to the use of General Circulation Models (GCMs) projections for characterizing future climate changes in Central America are presented. Previous work using Coupled Model Intercomparison ...
The 1877-1878 Mega Niño and its social impact in Costa Rica, Central America
El Mega-Niño de 1877-1878 y su impacto social en Costa Rica
This work analyzes the social impact of the 1877-1878 Mega-Niño event in Costa Rica, through the comparison of data about droughts, rains, locust plagues and epidemics, collected from documentary sources and the analysis ...