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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,


JWM Pullens


The executable and the source code of the model can downloaded from

NUCOMBog documentation built on May 30, 2017, 4:58 a.m.

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