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Adv. Geosci., 49, 95–104, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/adgeo-49-95-2019
Adv. Geosci., 49, 95–104, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/adgeo-49-95-2019

  05 Sep 2019

05 Sep 2019

Permeability of matrix-fracture systems under mechanical loading – constraints from laboratory experiments and 3-D numerical modelling

Guido Blöcher et al.

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The focus of the paper is to evaluate the permeability change of a matrix-fracture systems under mechanical loading und to understand the processes behind. This evaluation is based on data from laboratory experiments in comparison to 3-D numerical modelling results.