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 showing the location of sites within Guantiva - La Rusia

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