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International Journal of Geophysics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 371059, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/371059
Research Article

Geoelectric Exploration of the Purísima-Rumicruz District, Jujuy Province, Argentina

1INREMI, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, UNLP, Calle 64 Esquina 120, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
2Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, (CONICET), 1917 Buenos Aires, Argentina
3Comisión de Investigaciones Científicas de Buenos Aires, (CICBA), 1900 La Plata, Argentina
4Universidad Nacional de La Plata, (UNLP), 1900 La Plata, Argentina

Received 29 March 2012; Revised 24 July 2012; Accepted 20 September 2012

Academic Editor: Michael S. Zhdanov

Copyright © 2012 Luciano López et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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