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Volume 11, issue 2
The Cryosphere, 11, 877-890, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-877-2017
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Special issue: The evolution of permafrost in mountain regions

The Cryosphere, 11, 877-890, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-877-2017
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Research article 06 Apr 2017

Research article | 06 Apr 2017

Permafrost distribution modelling in the semi-arid Chilean Andes

Guillermo F. Azócar et al.
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We present in this work a new statistical permafrost distribution model that provided a more detailed, locally adjusted insights into mountain permafrost distribution in the semi-arid Chilean Andes. The results indicate conditions favorable for permafrost presence, can be present in up to about 6.8 % of the study area (1051 km2), especially in the Elqui and Huasco watersheds. This kind of methodological approach used in this research can be replicable in another parts of the Andes.
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