An assessment of dilution tests and ambient temperature logging for quantifying groundwater flow in the Neogene aquifer

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An assessment of dilution tests and ambient temperature logging for quantifying groundwater flow in the Neogene aquifer. / Rogiers, Bart; Labat, Serge; Gedeon, Matej.

Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie, 2015. 103 p. (SCK•CEN Reports; No. SCK•CEN-ER-276).

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