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Volume 16, issue 8
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 2629–2645, 2012
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Special issue: HESS Opinions 2012

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 2629–2645, 2012
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the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Opinion article 13 Aug 2012

Opinion article | 13 Aug 2012

HESS Opinions "Biological catalysis of the hydrological cycle: life's thermodynamic function"

K. Michaelian

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