Articles | Volume 18, issue 6
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2325–2342, 2014
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2325–2342, 2014

Review article 24 Jun 2014

Review article | 24 Jun 2014

Quantifying the human impact on water resources: a critical review of the water footprint concept

J. Chenoweth et al.

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