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Volume 14, issue 12 | Copyright

Special issue: Advances in statistical hydrology

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 2545-2558, 2010
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Research article 13 Dec 2010

Research article | 13 Dec 2010

Why hydrological predictions should be evaluated using information theory

S. V. Weijs et al.
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