NUCOMBog

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Description

The NUCOMBog R package provides an interface to the NUCOMBog model in R.

The package simulates the dynamics of five plant functional types (PFTs): graminoids, ericaceous shrubs and three groups of Sphagnum mosses (lawn, hollow and hummock mosses) on a monthly time step. The R package also calculates the monthly heterotrophic respiration and therefore the net ecosystem exchange can be calculated. The package provides a user-friendly tool that allows simulating peatlands over years/decades, under different management strategies and climate change scenarios.

For details on how to use the package, go to the help files of the functions.

This work was supported by a STSM grant to JWM Pullens from COST Action FP1304 (Profound, http://cost-profound.eu/site/)

Author(s)

JWM Pullens

Source

The test data can be downloaded from http://jeroenpullens.github.io/NUCOMBog_data/. And the executable of the model can downloaded from https://github.com/jeroenpullens/source_modelMEE.