Articles | Volume 15, issue 8
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2495–2508, 2011

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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2495–2508, 2011

Research article 11 Aug 2011

Research article | 11 Aug 2011

Generating reference evapotranspiration surfaces from the Hargreaves equation at watershed scale

C. Aguilar and M. J. Polo

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Subject: Catchment hydrology | Techniques and Approaches: Modelling approaches
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