Articles | Volume 15, issue 1
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 163–170, 2011

Special issue: Climate, weather and hydrology of East African Highlands

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 163–170, 2011

Research article 18 Jan 2011

Research article | 18 Jan 2011

Mapping daily evapotranspiration and dryness index in the East African highlands using MODIS and SEVIRI data

Z. Sun et al.

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