Non-linear time series analysis of precipitation events using regional climate networks for Germany

  title={Non-linear time series analysis of precipitation events using regional climate networks for Germany},
  author={Aljoscha Rheinwalt and Niklas Boers and Norbert Marwan and J. Kurths and Peter Hoffmann and Friedrich-Wilhelm Gerstengarbe and Peter Werner},
  journal={Climate Dynamics},
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