South America climate map

South America climate map, according to the Köppen climate classification.
Source: Peel, M. C., Finlayson, B. L., and McMahon, T. A.

by Carlos Solís
South America regions 2004

South America arid and semiarid regions 2004
Source: AGRIMED - Centro de Agricultura y Medioambiente

by Carlos Solís
Integration hubs in South America 2006

Integration hubs in South America 2006. The Iniciativa para la Integración de la Infraestructura Regional Suramericana (IIRSA) is probably the most ambitious infrastructure investment in the continent that has ever existed. It is a proposal for integration and development launched by the governments of the region in Brasilia in 2000. The initiative proposes the construction of 10 axes of major infrastructure works including mega-highways, dams, pipelines and waterways across the length and breadth of South America.
Source: Departamento Geografía, Univ. Federal de Río de Janeiro

by Carlos Solís
Potential desertification areas in South America 1983

Potential desertification areas in South America 1983
Source: Adaptado de Dregne, H.E. Desertification of Arid Lands, Vol. 3 of Advances in Desert and Arid Land Technology and Development (Chur, Switzerland: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1983)

by Carlos Solís