Results and Discussion

  • Matej BlatnikEmail author
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Although the results of this work indicate good hydraulic connectivity throughout the observed system, it is still reasonable to divide it into several sub-systems, which can be treated separately.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Karst Research Institute, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and ArtsUniversity of Nova GoricaPostojnaSlovenia

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