Application of indicators for identifying climate change vulnerable areas in semi-arid regions of India

  title={Application of indicators for identifying climate change vulnerable areas in semi-arid regions of India},
  author={Suresh Kumar and A. Raizada and Himadri Biswas and Sunitha C. Srinivas and Biswajit Mondal},
  journal={Ecological Indicators},
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