Summary Editorial: Impacts of global change on groundwater in Western Mediterranean countries

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Summary Editorial : Impacts of global change on groundwater in Western Mediterranean countries. / Calvache, María Luisa; Duque, Carlos; Pulido-Velazquez, David.

I: Environmental Earth Sciences, Bind 79, Nr. 24, 531, 12.2020.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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Calvache, ML, Duque, C & Pulido-Velazquez, D 2020, 'Summary Editorial: Impacts of global change on groundwater in Western Mediterranean countries', Environmental Earth Sciences, bind 79, nr. 24, 531. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-020-09261-3

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Calvache, María Luisa ; Duque, Carlos ; Pulido-Velazquez, David. / Summary Editorial : Impacts of global change on groundwater in Western Mediterranean countries. I: Environmental Earth Sciences. 2020 ; Bind 79, Nr. 24.

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