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Characterization of the Mid Summer Drought in the Central Valley of Costa Rica, Central America
(AGU Meeting of the Americas 2013, 2013)
The IAS region is characterized by climate features of unique nature, one of them is the Mid-Summer Drought (MSD), “veranillo” or “canícula” in Spanish, an atmospheric attribute rarely observed in tropical regions. On ...
Estado actual del conocimiento sobre el perfil genético de la población de Costa Rica
The population of Costa Rica has been considered historically as the product of the amalgamation of three ethnic groups: Europeans, Africans and Amerindians. In addition, it has been said that this population is highly ...
The 1877-1878 Mega Niño and its social impact in Costa Rica, Central America
This work analyzes the social impact of the 1877-1878 Mega-Niño event in Costa Rica, through the comparison of data about droughts, rains, locust plagues and epidemics, collected from documentary sources and the analysis ...