Articles | Volume 17, issue 10
Model description paper
30 May 2024
Model description paper |  | 30 May 2024

Modelling water quantity and quality for integrated water cycle management with the Water Systems Integrated Modelling framework (WSIMOD) software

Barnaby Dobson, Leyang Liu, and Ana Mijic

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