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Estudio de los eventos hidrológicos extremos en la amazonía peruana



Artículos Científicos Arbitrados


  • Molina-Carpio J, Espinoza JC, Vauchel P, Ronchail J, Gutierrez B, Guyot JL, Noriega L., 2017: The hydroclimatology of the upper Madeira River basin: spatio-temporal variability and trends (1967-2013). Hydrological Sciences JournalDoi: 10.1080/02626667.2016.1267861
  • Wongchuig-Correa, S., de Paiva, R.C.D., Espinoza, J.C., Collischonn, W. 2017: Multi-decadal Hydrological Retrospective: Case study of Amazon floods and droughts, Journal of HydrologyDoi..org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.04.019.


  • Espinoza, J.C.Segura, H., Ronchail, J., Drapeau, G. y Gutierrez-Cori, O. 2016: Evolution of wet- and dry-day frequency in the western Amazon basin: Relationship with atmospheric circulation and impacts on vegetation. Water Resources Research. doi: 10.1002/2016WR019305. (PDF)
  • Juan C. Jiménez-Muñoz, Cristian Mattar, Jonathan Barichivich, Andrés Santamaría-Artigas, Ken Takahashi, Yadvinder Malhi, José A. Sobrino & Gerard van der Schrier, 2016: Record-breaking warming and extreme drought in the Amazon rainforest during the course of El Niño 2015-2016. Scientific Reports 6, doi:10.1038/srep33130 (PDF)
  • Marengo JA, J.C. Espinoza, J. Ronchail y L. M. Alves. 2016: [Regional Climates] Tropical South America east of the Andes [in "State of the Climate in 2015"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 97(8), S184-S185. (PDF)
  • Ronchail J., T. Schor, J.C. Espinoza, M. Sabot, H. Pinheiro, P. Gomez, G. Drapeau, V. Michot, N. Filizola, J.L. Guyot, B. Sultan, J.M. Martinez, 2016: Hydrologie et production agricole dans le nord-ouest de l'Amazonie. Bulletin de l'Association des Géographes Français, ISSN 0004-5322, Vol. 93, Nro. 3, 2016.
  • Segura, H., Espinoza, J.C., , Junquas, C. y Takahashi, K. , 2016: Evidencing decadal and interdecadal hydroclimatic variability over the Central Andes. Environmental Research Letters, Volume 11, Number 9, (PDF)
  • Sulca, J., M. Vuille, Y. Silva and K. Takahashi, 2016: Teleconnections between the Peruvian central Andes and Northeast Brazil during extreme rainfall events in austral summer. J. Hydrometeorol., 17, 499-515DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-15-0034.1 


  • Espinoza, J. C.Chavez, S., Ronchail, J., Junquas, C.Takahashi, K. and Lavado, W., 2015: Rainfall hotspots over the southern tropical Andes: Spatial distribution, rainfall intensity, and relations with large-scale atmospheric circulation Water Resour. Res., 51, doi:10.1002/2014WR016273. (PDF
  • Marengo JA, J.C. Espinoza, Ronchail and L. M. Alves, 2015: [Regional Climates] Tropical South America east of the Andes [in "State of the Climate in 2014"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 96 (7). S179-S181. (PDF)
  • Marengo, J. A. and Espinoza, J. C., 2015: Extreme seasonal droughts and floods in Amazonia: causes, trends and impacts. International Journal of Climatology. DOI: 10.1002/joc.4420 (PDF
  • Zubieta, R., Geritana, A., Espinoza, J.C. y Lavado W., 2015: Impacts of Satellite-based Precipitation Datasets on Rainfall-Runoff Modeling of the Western Amazon Basin of Peru and Ecuador, Journal of Hydrology, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.06.064 (PDF)


  • Apaéstegui, J., F. W. Cruz, A. Sifeddine, M. Vuille, J. C. Espinoza, J. L. Guyot, M. Khodri, N. Strikis, R. V. Santos, H. Cheng, L. Edwards, E. Carvalho, and W. Santini, 2014: Hydroclimate variability of the northwestern Amazon Basin near the Andean foothills of Peru related to the South American Monsoon System during the last 1600 years. Clim. Past, 10, 1967-1981, doi:10.5194/cp-10-1967-2014, 2014. (PDF)
  • Espinoza JC, Marengo, J., Ronchail, J., Molina, J., Noriega, L., and Guyot, J.L., 2014: The extreme 2014 flood in south-western Amazon basin: the role of tropical-subtropical South Atlantic SST gradient. Environ. Res. Lett. 9 124007 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/12/124007. (PDF)
  • Lavado W. and Espinoza J.C., 2014: Impact of El Niño and La Niña events on Rainfall in Peru. Revista Brasileira de Meteorologia, v.29, 171-182. DOI 10.1590/S0102-77862014000200003 (PDF)
  • Marengo J A, L. M. Alves, J. C. Espinoza, and J. Ronchail, 2014: [Regional Climates] Tropical South America east of the Andes [in "State of the Climate in 2013"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 95 (7), S170-S171. (PDF)


  • Gloor, M., Brienen, R. J. W., Galbraith, D., Feldpausch, T. R., Schöngart, J., Guyot, J.-L., Espinoza, J. C., Lloyd, J., Phillips, O. L., 2013: Intensification of the Amazon hydrological cycle over the last two decades. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1002/grl.50377 (PDF
  • Guimberteau, M., Ronchail, J., Espinoza, J. C., Lengaigne, M., Sultan, B., Polcher, J., Drapeau, G., Guyot, J.-L., Ducharne A., Cialis, P. 2013: Future changes in precipitation and impacts on extreme streamflow over Amazonian sub-basins. Environmental Research Letters 8 01403. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/014035 (PDF
  • Espinoza JC., Ronchail J., Lengaigne M., Quispe, N., Silva Y., Bettolli, ML., Avalos G., Llacza A., 2013: Revisiting wintertime cold air intrusions at the East of the Andes: Propagating features from subtropical Argentina to Peruvian Amazon and relationship with large-scale circulation patterns. Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1639-y (PDF)
  • Espinoza JC., Ronchail J., Frappart F., Lavado W., Santini W., Guyot JL., 2013: The major floods in the Amazonas River and tributaries (Western Amazon basin) during the 1970-2012 period: A focus on the 2012 flood. Journal of Hydrometeorology, doi: 10.1175/JHM-D-12-0100.1. (PDF)


  • Guimberteau, M., Drapeau, G., Ronchail, J., Sultan, B., Polcher, J., Martinez, J.- M., Prigent, C., Guyot, J.-L., Cochonneau, G., Espinoza JC., Filizola, N., Fraizy, P., Lavado, W., De Oliveira, E., Pombosa, R., Noriega, L., and Vauchel, P., 2012: Discharge simulation in the sub-basins of the Amazon using ORCHIDEE forced by new datasets, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 911-935, 2012, doi:10.5194/hess-16- 911-2012. (PDF)
  • Lavado W., Labat D., Ronchail J., Espinoza JC., Guyot JL., 2012: Trends in rainfall and temperature in the Peruvian Amazon-Andes basin over the last 40 years (1965-2007). Hydrological Processes. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9418 (PDF)
  • Espinoza, J. , J. Ronchail, J. Guyot, C. Junquas, G. Drapeau, J. Martinez, W. Santini, P. Vauchel, W. Lavado, J. Ordoñez, and R. Espinoza, 2012: From drought to flooding: understanding the abrupt 2010-2011 hydrological annual cycle in the Amazonas River and tributaries, Environmental Research Letters, 7 024008, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/2/024008. (PDF)
  • D. Labat, J.-C. Espinoza, J. Ronchail, G. Cochonneau, E. de Oliveira, J.C.Doudou & J.-L. Guyot, 2012: Fluctuations in the monthly discharge of Guyana Shield rivers, related to Pacific and Atlantic climate variability. Hydrological Sciences Journal, doi:10.1080/02626667.2012.695074 (PDF)
  • Lavado W., Ronchail J., Labat D., Espinoza JC., Guyot J.L., 2012: Basin-scale analysis of rainfall and runoff in Peru (1969-2004): Pacific, Titicaca and Amazonas drainages. Hydrological Sciences Journal doi: 10.1080/02626667.2012.672985 (PDF)


  • Espinoza JC., Ronchail J., Guyot J.L., Junquas C., Vauchel P., Lavado W.S., Drapeau G., Pombosa R., 2011: Climate variability and extremes drought in the upper Solimões River (Western Amazon Basin): Understanding the exceptional 2010 drought. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/ 2011GL047862. (PDF)
  • Getirana A.C.V., Espinoza J.C., Ronchail J., Rotunno Filho O.C., 2011:. Assessment of different precipitation datasets and their impacts on the water balance of the Negro River basin. Journal of Hydrology. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.04.037. ( PDF)


  • Espinoza JC., J. Ronchail, J.L. Guyot, Cocheneau G., N Filizola, W. Lavado, E. de Oliveira, R. Pombosa and P. Vauchel. 2009: Spatio-Temporal rainfall variability in the Amazon Basin Countries (Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia and Ecuador). International Journal of Climatology, 29, 1574-1594.
  • Espinoza JC. , Guyot J.L, Ronchail J., Cocheneau G., Filizola N., Fraizy P., Labat D., de Oliveira E., Ordoñez, J.J. and Vauchel P. 2009: Contrasting regional discharge evolutions in the Amazon Basin. Journal of Hydrology, 375, 297-311.