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Title: The effect of spatial aperture variations on the thermal performance of discretely fractured geothermal reservoirs

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OSTI Identifier:
1503035
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EE0000842
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Published Article
Journal Name:
Geothermal Energy
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Journal Name: Geothermal Energy Journal Volume: 3 Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2195-9706
Publisher:
Springer Science + Business Media
Country of Publication:
Germany
Language:
English

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Fox, Don Bruce, Koch, Donald Lyle, and Tester, Jefferson William. The effect of spatial aperture variations on the thermal performance of discretely fractured geothermal reservoirs. Germany: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1186/s40517-015-0039-z.
Fox, Don Bruce, Koch, Donald Lyle, & Tester, Jefferson William. The effect of spatial aperture variations on the thermal performance of discretely fractured geothermal reservoirs. Germany. doi:10.1186/s40517-015-0039-z.
Fox, Don Bruce, Koch, Donald Lyle, and Tester, Jefferson William. Wed . "The effect of spatial aperture variations on the thermal performance of discretely fractured geothermal reservoirs". Germany. doi:10.1186/s40517-015-0039-z.
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