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Partial ages: diagnosing transport processes by means of multiple clocks

Bibliographic reference Mouchet, Anne ; Cornaton, Fabien ; Deleersnijder, Eric ; Delhez, Eric M.. Partial ages: diagnosing transport processes by means of multiple clocks. In: Ocean Dynamics : theoretical, computational oceanography and monitoring, Vol. 66, no.3, p. 367-386 (2016)
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