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Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2009–2034, 2015
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2009–2034, 2015

Model description paper 08 Jul 2015

Model description paper | 08 Jul 2015

SPHY v2.0: Spatial Processes in HYdrology

W. Terink et al.

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This paper introduces the Spatial Processes in HYdrology (SPHY) model (v2.0), its underlying concepts, and some example applications. SPHY has the flexibility to be applied in a wide range of hydrologic applications, on various scales, and can easily be implemented. The most relevant hydrologic processes integrated in the SPHY model are rainfall--runoff, cryosphere processes, evapotranspiration processes, the dynamic evolution of evolution of vegetation cover, and lake/reservoir outflow.