• Globalized Chile: Connecting every corner of the earth ...

    Our impact on negotiating the TPP11 treaty that covers the AsiaPacific economies has been huge. Yet the discussion among specialists and the Chilean Congress about the country's economic development model is lively and ongoing. Some continue to support Chile's commercial opening, while others advoe the development of the national industry.

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  • Climate change impacts on the hydrology of a snowmelt ...

     · In this paper we present an analysis of the direct impacts of climate change on the hydrology of the upper watersheds (range in elevation from 1,000 to 5,500 m above sea level) of the snowmeltdriven Limarí river basin, loed in northcentral Chile (30° S, 70° W). A climatedriven hydrology and water resources model was calibrated using meteorological and streamflow .

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  • COVID19 in Chile: Information for American Citizens

    Level 3 Travel Advisory for American Citizens: Reconsider travel to Chile due to COVID19 *** Effective November 8, 2021, all nonimmigrant, citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) who are eligible ...

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  • Groundwater recharge assessment in a rural, arid, mid ...

    Chile; jCEAZA, Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas, La Serena, Coquimbo, Chile ABSTRACT A basic component of any hydrogeological study is the magnitude and temporal variation of groundwater recharge. This can be difficult to assess accurately, particularly in arid and semiarid rainfed midmountain zones, as is the situation in the rural, low population .

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  • COVID19 crisis could reverse years of growth in Chile's ...

     · Benefitting from robust economic growth, Chile's middleclass had grown from about 36 % to nearly two thirds of the population in the decade after 2009. These new middleclass Chileans now find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place. Many of them cannot work from home given the nature of their jobs. A large share lost their work due to quarantine measures and business closures ...

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  • THE EFFECT OF SOLAR ENERGY ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL .

    GENERATION IN CHILE: A MIDTERM SCENARIO MABEL I. VEGA1 CLAUDIO A. ZAROR2 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of ConcepcionChile ABSTRACT The Atacama Desert in Northern Chile features the highest solar radiation on continental soil worldwide, ranging within 2,500–3,400 kWh/m2/year, with UVB radiation levels 65% above average European. .

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  • Chile Climate Change and Disaster Impacts

    Chile Climate Change and Disaster Impacts. Chile Climate Loion. Chile's area spans South America, Antarctica, and the Pacific Ocean, giving it a diverse geology, climatic, and biological landscape. Chile is isolated from the rest of South America by the Atacama desert (the world's driest desert) to the north, the Andes mountain range to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the ...

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  • Chile, the Social Crisis is Also an Environmental One ...

    Chile, the Social Crisis is Also an Environmental One. The residents of the municipality of Til Til in Chile live in the midst of highlypolluting industries that produce toxic waste, drought, dust and water pollution. This is no exceptional case. Rather, it is symptomatic of a development model based on the exploitation of natural resources.

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  • HYTORC Chile

    HYTORC Chile. Repair Calibration. For improved productivity, inventory management and operator safety, HYTORC mobile service technicians provide repairs, calibrations and training at your loion. Equipment Rental. From individual tools to customized bolting systems, HYTORC has the largest stock of rental equipment in the industry, available worldwide. Custom Engineering. With 50 years of ...

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  • RRH: Rural and Remote Health article: 3135

    Although Chile exhibits the highest human development index (HDI) in the context of the Latin American region, the Maule region has almost the lowest levels in Chile 12. This region has the highest percentage of people living in rural areas in Chile with %, versus the national mean of %. Moreover, the Maule region has the lowest schooling level in the country, with an .

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  • Renewable Energy in Chile: Barriers and the Role of Public ...

     · Chile's pioneering liberalization reforms in the energy sector, specifically in electricity in the 1980s and 1990s, served as a role model for many other countries. Chile's reforms to promote renewable energy can also function as an exemplary model for other countries in Latin America and beyond. Context and Research Question. Chile imports around 70 percent of its primary energy supply ...

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  • Gigantic pile of discarded clothes looms over Chile's ...

     · The Atacama desert in Chile is home to a mountain of discarded clothing which grows by around 39,000 tons per year as the pollution from the industry of .

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  • Sustainability – NL in Chile

     · Chile has developed multiple initiatives that support the national strategy on Circular Economy, such as Extended Producer Responsibility, a Plastic Pact, and a Circular Economy Roadmap. There are many opportunities in this area, particularly in Waste Management, Agriculture and Water. Looking at Waste Management the recycling rate in Chile is still very .

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  • Water contamination and pollution in Chile

    • Water quality issues in Central Chile (where most urban development is loed), mainly downstream to urban areas due to treated wastewater discharge during summer (Debels et al., 2005) • In the 90' Industrial and domestic waste waters in Chile were discharged without previous treatment into rivers and other inland waters which are used to irrigate agricultural lands. • .

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  • Chile's Atacama desert becomes dumping ground for fast ...

     · At least 39,000 tons of discarded fast fashion is being left in rubbish dumps in Chile's Atacama, the driest desert in the world. Every year, around 59,000 tons of secondhand and unsold clothing ...

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  • Estimating the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on ...

     · Walbaum B, Roa JC, Walbaum M, Jimenez J, Nervi B. COVID19 collateral impact on Cancer patients in Chile. 11th European Society for Prevention Research; online; Oct 7–9, 2020 (poster 155). Google Scholar. 16. J Ferlay, M Ervik, F Lam, et al. Global Cancer Observatory: cancer today. International Agency for Research on Cancer (2020) https:///today;, Accessed 13th Apr .

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  • Impact of the Properties of a Green Roof Substrate on its ...

     · Impact of the Properties of a Green Roof Substrate on its Hydraulic and Thermal Behavior ... Rojas5, P. Pastén1,2 1 Department of Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, Pontificia Universidad ólica de Chile 2 Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CEDEUS), Pontificia Universidad ólica de Chile 3 Department of Construction .

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