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Volume 16, issue 4
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1255–1257, 2012
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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1255–1257, 2012
© Author(s) 2012. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Technical note 26 Apr 2012

Technical note | 26 Apr 2012

Technical note: A significance test for data-sparse zones in scatter plots

V. V. Vetrova and W. E. Bardsley

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