100 years of seismic research on the Moho

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100 years of seismic research on the Moho. / Prodehl, Claus; Kennett, Brian; Artemieva, Irina; Thybo, Hans.

I: Tectonophysics, Bind 609, 12.2013, s. 9-44.

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Prodehl, C, Kennett, B, Artemieva, I & Thybo, H 2013, '100 years of seismic research on the Moho', Tectonophysics, bind 609, s. 9-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2013.05.036

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Prodehl, C., Kennett, B., Artemieva, I., & Thybo, H. (2013). 100 years of seismic research on the Moho. Tectonophysics, 609, 9-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2013.05.036

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Prodehl C, Kennett B, Artemieva I, Thybo H. 100 years of seismic research on the Moho. Tectonophysics. 2013 dec;609:9-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2013.05.036

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Prodehl, Claus ; Kennett, Brian ; Artemieva, Irina ; Thybo, Hans. / 100 years of seismic research on the Moho. I: Tectonophysics. 2013 ; Bind 609. s. 9-44.

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