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Volume 9, issue 6
Solid Earth, 9, 1225–1238, 2018
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Solid Earth, 9, 1225–1238, 2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 07 Nov 2018

Research article | 07 Nov 2018

Enhanced pore space analysis by use of μ-CT, MIP, NMR, and SIP

Zeyu Zhang et al.

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We investigate the pore space of rock samples with respect to different petrophysical parameters...