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Advances in Meteorology
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 1579415, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1579415
Research Article

Drought Risk Assessment in Yunnan Province of China Based on Wavelet Analysis

1Key Laboratory of Digital Earth Science, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100094, China
2National Disaster Reduction Center of China, Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing 100124, China

Received 13 July 2015; Revised 26 September 2015; Accepted 12 October 2015

Academic Editor: Milan Gocic

Copyright © 2016 HuiCong Jia and DongHua Pan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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