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Weather and climate socio-economic impacts in Central America for the management and protection of world heritage sites and the Diquis Delta culture in Costa Rica (a case study)
(Advances in Geosciences, 35, 157–167, 2014, 2014-01-10)
The Central America region hosts a valuable amount of World Heritage Sites (WHS), many of them located in areas of floods, landslides, drought, high winds, intense precipitations, and earthquakes. The effective management ...
The Central American Dry Corridor: A Consensus Statement and its Background
A unique gathering of climate, development and environmental experts took place from September 25-28, 2017 in San José and Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica. The subject of their deliberations was the Central American Dry ...
Aridity Trends in Central America: A Spatial Correlation Analysis
Trend analyses are common in several types of climate change studies. In many cases, finding evidence that the trends are different from zero in hydroclimate variables is of particular interest. However, when estimating ...
Assessment of Central America Regional Climate Outlook Forum maps, 1998-2013
Starting 1997, the Regional Climate Outlook Forums or RCOFs have taken place in different Latin American countries, as an effort to generate climatic prediction products. “since 2000, the Forum is organized in Central ...
Precursors of quasi-decadal dry-spells in the Central America Dry Corridor
Although the hydric stress in Central America is generally low, there is a region relatively drier and prone to drought known as the Central America Dry Corridor (CADC). The area of interest is located mainly in the Pacific ...
Atmospheric forcing of cool subsurface water events in Bahía Culebra, Gulf of Papagayo, Costa Rica
(Revista Biología Tropical, 60 (2): 173-186, 2012-04)
Bahía Culebra, at Gulf of Papagayo on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica, is an area of seasonal upwelling where more intense cooling events may occur during some boreal winter weeks mainly. To study these extreme cool ...
Aplicación de análisis multivariado al campo de anomalías de precipitación en Centroamérica
Because climate signals have components in different time and space scales it is difficult to identify the causes of climate variability when only one or a few stations are analyzed. Multivariate analysis of one or several ...
Ocurrencia de ciclones tropicales en el Mar Caribe y sus impactos sobre Centroamérica
Tropical cyclone ocurrences in the caribbean sea and their impact on Central America
Se definieron en este trabajo los años de alto o bajo impacto en Costa Rica por el paso de Ciclones Tropicales en el Caribe para 1948-2007. Costa Rica posee una base rica en información sobre desastres naturales que afectaron ...
El deslizamiento del 8 de diciembre de 1994 en el volcán Irazú (Costa Rica): aspectos históricos y geomorfología con base en fotografías aéreas históricas y recientes
The December 8th 1994 landslide at Irazú Volcano (Costa Rica): historical aspects and geomorphology based on historical and recent aerial photographs
On December 8th, 1994, at 22:48 (local time), a particular event took place on the northern flank of the Irazú volcano, which was described at that time as a phreatic eruption. Recently, the volcanic nature of this event ...
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 ...