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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 270750, 10 pages
The Dependence of Electrical Resistivity-Saturation Relationships on Multiphase Flow Instability
Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Science, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29670, USA
Received 9 August 2012; Accepted 5 September 2012
Academic Editors: E. Liu and H. Perroud
Copyright © 2012 Zoulin Liu and Stephen M. J. Moysey. 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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