Articles | Volume 23, issue 6
Research article
25 Jun 2019
Research article |  | 25 Jun 2019

A 50-year analysis of hydrological trends and processes in a Mediterranean catchment

Nathalie Folton, Eric Martin, Patrick Arnaud, Pierre L'Hermite, and Mathieu Tolsa

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