A software engineering perspective on environmental modeling framework design: The Object Modeling System

@article{David2013ASE,
  title={A software engineering perspective on environmental modeling framework design: The Object Modeling System},
  author={Olaf David and James C. Ascough and Wes J. Lloyd and Timothy R. Green and Ken Rojas and George H. Leavesley and Lajpat R. Ahuja},
  journal={Environ. Model. Softw.},
  year={2013},
  volume={39},
  pages={201-213}
}

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