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Application of fuzzy models to assess susceptibility to droughts from a socio-economic perspective

Bibliographic reference Acosta-Michlik, Lilibeth ; Kavi Kumar, K. S. ; Klein, Richard J. T. ; Campe, Sabine. Application of fuzzy models to assess susceptibility to droughts from a socio-economic perspective. In: Regional Environmental Change : natural and social aspects, Vol. 8, no. 4, p. 151-160 (2008)
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