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Volume 17, issue 9
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 3523–3542, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-17-3523-2013
© Author(s) 2013. This work is distributed under
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Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 3523–3542, 2013
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-17-3523-2013
© Author(s) 2013. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 13 Sep 2013

Research article | 13 Sep 2013

Potential and limitations of multidecadal satellite soil moisture observations for selected climate model evaluation studies

A. Loew et al.
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