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CP | Articles | Volume 15, issue 4
Clim. Past, 15, 1303–1325, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1303-2019
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Special issue: Droughts over centuries: what can documentary evidence tell...

Clim. Past, 15, 1303–1325, 2019
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Research article 10 Jul 2019

Research article | 10 Jul 2019

The weather behind words – new methodologies for integrated hydrometeorological reconstruction through documentary sources

Salvador Gil-Guirado et al.
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