Estimating Preferential Flow in Karstic Aquifers Using Statistical Mixed Models

@article{Anaya2014EstimatingPF,
  title={Estimating Preferential Flow in Karstic Aquifers Using Statistical Mixed Models},
  author={Angel A. Anaya and Ingrid Y. Padilla and Ra{\'u}l E Macchiavelli and Dorothy J. Vesper and John D. Meeker and Akram N. Alshawabkeh},
  journal={Groundwater},
  year={2014},
  volume={52}
}
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