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Volume 15, issue 6
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2039–2048, 2011
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Special issue: Climate change and water resources management in mountains

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2039–2048, 2011
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the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

  29 Jun 2011

29 Jun 2011

The relevance of glacier melt in the water cycle of the Alps: the example of Austria

G. R. Koboltschnig and W. Schöner

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