Articles | Volume 15, issue 4
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, Juan José Gómez-Navarro, and Juan Pedro Montávez

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