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Páramo Guántiva-La Rusia

Our study area is the Páramo called Guántiva-La Rusia located in the Boyacá department of Colombia

Map showing the location of Guantiva - La Rusia within Colombia

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Within this area we have identified six pairs of pristine and impacted watersheds - referred to as micro-cuencas - located along a precipitation gradient, where the most southern micro-cuencas are the wettest and the most northern are the driest.

map of the study region

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The sites will be contributing data to Regional Initiative for Hydrological Monitoring of Andean Ecosystems (iMHEA) network and detailed information for the individual micro-cuencas can be found on the iMHEA website

http://imhea.org/monitoreo/sitios-de-monitoreo-imhea/boyaca-2/ 

The Regional Initiative for Hydrological Monitoring of Andean Ecosystems (iMHEA) is a network of organizations that aims to increase and strengthen knowledge about the hydrology of Andean ecosystems and to improve decision-making regarding the management of water resources and ecosystem services at the level of the Andean region