Articles | Volume 17
Sci. Dril., 17, 61–66, 2014
Sci. Dril., 17, 61–66, 2014

Workshop white paper 29 Apr 2014

Workshop white paper | 29 Apr 2014

IODP Deep Biosphere Research Workshop report – a synthesis of recent investigations, and discussion of new research questions and drilling targets

B. N. Orcutt et al.

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