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Addressing water availability and climate change issues in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru through technical analysis and community building strategies

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Title Addressing water availability and climate change issues in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru through technical analysis and community building strategies
Creator Read, Laura K. McKinney, Daene C.
Subject water resources climate change Rio Santa basin Cordillera Blanca water evaluation and planning model Santa River Santa River basin
Description Accelerated tropical glacial melt on the order of 15-18 meters per year since the 1980’s in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca region is alarming rural communities and urban authorities, causing them to seek technical support for risk management and adaptation actions. Melting glaciers coupled with changing seasonal rainfall patterns has left many rural communities in the upper Rio Santa basin lacking sufficient fresh water supply to support livestock, irrigation and human consumption. In response to...
Publisher Center for Research in Water Resources, University of Texas at Austin
Date 2011-04-14T15:10:42Z 2011-04-14T15:10:42Z 2010-12 2011-04-14
Type Technical Report
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/2152/10899
Language eng
Relation CRWR online report;2010-09

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