Articles | Volume 29
Sci. Dril., 29, 49–57, 2021
Sci. Dril., 29, 49–57, 2021

Technical development 26 Apr 2021

Technical development | 26 Apr 2021

Potential microbial contamination from drilling lubricants into subseafloor rock cores

H. Lizethe Pendleton et al.

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