Average monthly and annual climate maps for Bolivia
Resumen: This study presents monthly and annual climate maps for relevant hydroclimatic variables in Bolivia. We used the most complete network of precipitation and temperature stations available in Bolivia, which passed a careful quality control and temporal homogenization procedure. Monthly average maps at the spatial resolution of 1 km were modeled by means of a regression-based approach using topographic and geographic variables as predictors. The monthly average maximum and minimum temperatures, precipitation and potential exoatmospheric solar radiation under clear sky conditions are used to estimate the monthly average atmospheric evaporative demand by means of the Hargreaves model. Finally, the average water balance is estimated on a monthly and annual scale for each 1 km cell by means of the difference between precipitation and atmospheric evaporative demand. The digital layers used to create the maps are available in the digital repository of the Spanish National Research Council.
Idioma: Inglés
DOI: 10.1080/17445647.2015.1014940
Año: 2016
Publicado en: Journal of Maps 12, 2 (2016), 295-310
ISSN: 1744-5647

Factor impacto JCR: 2.174 (2016)
Categ. JCR: GEOGRAPHY rank: 22 / 78 = 0.282 (2016) - Q2 - T1
Categ. JCR: GEOGRAPHY, PHYSICAL rank: 33 / 49 = 0.673 (2016) - Q3 - T3

Factor impacto SCIMAGO: 0.491 - Geography, Planning and Development (Q2) - Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2)

Financiación: info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EUR/LIFE/MEDACC-LIFE12 ENV/ES-000536
Financiación: info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/MINECO-FEDER/CGL2011-27574-CO2-02
Tipo y forma: Article (Published version)

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