South America Basins

Mendoza River Basin

Location: Eastern Andes, Argentina

Size (km2): 17,821

Extreme climate events: droughts, hail storms, heat stress

Agricultural production: fruits, horticulture, goats

 

Ararangua River Basin

Location: Southern Brazil

Size (km2): 3,020

Extreme climate events: hurricanes, hail and tornadoes, heat stress

Agricultural production: rice, fruits, vegetables, cattle

 

Choapa River Basin

Location: Northern Chile

Size (km2): 8,124

Extreme climate events: droughts, floods, mudslides, frost, heat

Agricultural production: fruits, horticulture, flowers, goats

 

Chinchiná River Basin

Location: Central Andes

Size (km2): 1,135

Extreme climate events: droughts, floods, storms, avalanches

Agricultural production: coffee, sorghum, maize, rice, cattle