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https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-17-2359-2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-17-2359-2013
Research article
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28 Jun 2013
Research article |  | 28 Jun 2013

Seasonal forecasts of droughts in African basins using the Standardized Precipitation Index

E. Dutra, F. Di Giuseppe, F. Wetterhall, and F. Pappenberger

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