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Volume 14, issue 11 | Copyright

Special issue: Advances in statistical hydrology

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 2167-2175, 2010
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Research article 03 Nov 2010

Research article | 03 Nov 2010

On accuracy of upper quantiles estimation

I. Markiewicz et al.
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