Articles | Volume 19, issue 11
Research article
04 Nov 2015
Research article |  | 04 Nov 2015

Determining the stable isotope composition of pore water from saturated and unsaturated zone core: improvements to the direct vapour equilibration laser spectrometry method

M. J. Hendry, E. Schmeling, L. I. Wassenaar, S. L. Barbour, and D. Pratt

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