Articles | Volume 15, issue 1
Research article
15 Jan 2018
Research article |  | 15 Jan 2018

Impacts of the seasonal distribution of rainfall on vegetation productivity across the Sahel

Wenmin Zhang, Martin Brandt, Xiaoye Tong, Qingjiu Tian, and Rasmus Fensholt

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