Ethnoclimatology in the Andes

  • Orlove B
  • Chiang J
  • Cane M
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Abstract

"A cross-disciplinary study has uncovered a scientific basis for the scheme Andean potato farmers traditionally use to predict the coming rains. Indigenous farmers have worked out their own system of forecasting rain using simple astrological observations" (abstract).

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Authors

  • Benjamin S. Orlove

  • John C.H. Chiang

  • Mark A. Cane

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