Natural Hazards and Extreme Events in the Baltic Sea region

@article{Rutgersson2021NaturalHA,
  title={Natural Hazards and Extreme Events in the Baltic Sea region},
  author={Anna Rutgersson and Erik Kjellstr{\"o}m and Jari Haapala and Martin Stendel and Irina S. Danilovich and Martin Drews and Kirsti M. Jylh{\"a} and Pentti Kujala and Xiaoli Guo Lars{\'e}n and Kirsten Halsn{\ae}s and Ilari Lehtonen and Anna Luomaranta and Erik Nilsson and Taru Olsson and Jani S{\"a}rkk{\"a} and Laura Tuomi and Norbert Wasmund},
  journal={Earth System Dynamics Discussions},
  year={2021},
  pages={1-80}
}
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