The Major Floods in the Amazonas River and Tributaries (Western Amazon Basin) during the 1970–2012 Period: A Focus on the 2012 Flood

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Espinoza , Jhan Carlo; ronchail , josyane; Frappart , Frédéric; Lavado , Waldo; Santini , William; Guyot , Jean Loup;
(2013)
  • Publisher: American Meteorological Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-12-0100.1
  • Subject: Geopotential | Rainfall | La Nina | Inundaciones--Región del río Amazonas | [ PHYS.PHYS.PHYS-GEO-PH ] Physics [physics]/Physics [physics]/Geophysics [physics.geo-ph] | River discharge | Hidrometría | Perú | Flooding | [PHYS.PHYS.PHYS-GEO-PH]Physics [physics]/Physics [physics]/Geophysics [physics.geo-ph] | Amplitude | Monsoon | Amazonía | Variabilidad de las precipitaciones--Región del río Amazonas | Hidrología--Cuenca del Río Amazonas | Inundaciones | Hidrología--Procesamiento de datos | Cambio climático | Modelos matemáticos | Hidrometeorología--Cuenca del Río Amazonas

En: Journal of Hydrometeorology, v. 14, (June 2013), p. 1000-1008. "In this work, the authors analyze the origin of the extreme floods in the Peruvian Amazonas River during the 1970-2012 period, focusing on the recent April 2012 flooding (55 400 m(3) s(-1)). Several... View more