Articles | Volume 19, issue 4
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 957–971, 2019
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 957–971, 2019

Research article 02 May 2019

Research article | 02 May 2019

Summertime precipitation extremes in a EURO-CORDEX 0.11° ensemble at an hourly resolution

Peter Berg et al.

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