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Research article
17 Feb 2017
Research article |  | 17 Feb 2017

Modelling a century of soil redistribution processes and carbon delivery from small watersheds using a multi-class sediment transport model

Florian Wilken, Peter Fiener, and Kristof Van Oost

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