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Basin-wide groundwater vulnerability assessment: a GIS based DRASTIC approach to the problem of coal seam gas extracted water
1 School of Population Health, the University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
2 School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
3 Public Health Dorset, Princes House, Princes Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1TP, UK
4 Primary Care & Population Sciences, the University of Southampton, UK
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