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 Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events, notably of droughts and floods to which the agriculture sector is particularly exposed.

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La Perspectiva del Clima de América Central, es una estimación sobre el posible comportamiento de la lluvia y la temperatura realizada con herramientas estadísticas, comparación con años análogos y análisis de los resultados de modelos globales y regionales sobre las temperaturas de la superficie

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La generación y análisis básicos para el manejo de cuencas implica conocer al menos su balance hídrico. Existen modelos hidrológicos para obtener esta información, que es el punto de partida para realizar un manejo de cuencas sostenible.
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Agriculture is facing an unprecedented challenge. By 2050, food needs for a growing population will demand a production expansion by 60%, and the global demand for livestock products will increase by 70%, compared to what it was in year 2000.

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Increasing diffuse nitrate loading of surface waters and groundwater has emerged as a major problem in many agricultural areas of the world, resulting in contamination of drinking water resources in aquifers as well as eutrophication of freshwaters and coastal marine ecosystems.

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Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) is one of four first-tier missions recommended by the National Research Council's Committee on Earth Science and Applications from Space. SMAP data have both high science value and high applications value.