Articles | Volume 15, issue 4
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 1131–1145, 2011
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 1131–1145, 2011

Research article 06 Apr 2011

Research article | 06 Apr 2011

South African Weather Service operational satellite based precipitation estimation technique: applications and improvements

E. de Coning and E. Poolman

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