120: Effects of temperature on decomposition rates according to a...

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References Examples

Description

Calculates the effects of temperature on decomposition rates according to a model proposed by Kirschbaum (1995).

Usage

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fT.KB(Temp)

Arguments

Temp

a scalar or vector containing values of soil temperature for which the effects on decomposition rates are calculated

Value

A scalar or a vector containing the effects of temperature on decomposition rates (unitless).

Author(s)

Carlos A. Sierra <csierra@bgc-jena.mpg.de>, Markus Mueller <mamueller@bgc-jena.mpg.de>

References

Kirschbaum, M. U. F. (1995), The temperature dependence of soil organic matter decomposition, and the effect of global warming on soil organic C storage, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 27(6), 753-760.

Examples

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Temperature=0:50
plot(Temperature,fT.KB(Temperature),type="l",ylab="f(T) (unitless)", 
     main="Effects of temperature on decomposition rates according to the Kirschbaum function")

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