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International Journal of Atmospheric Sciences
Volume 2014, Article ID 203245, 11 pages
Research Article

Statistical Analysis of Rainfall Trend for Volta Region in Ghana

Agricultural Engineering Department, Ho Polytechnic, P.O. Box 217, Volta Region, Ghana

Received 27 June 2014; Accepted 6 September 2014; Published 19 October 2014

Academic Editor: Panagiotis Nastos

Copyright © 2014 M. Nyatuame et al. 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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