121: 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 function proposed by Lloyd and Taylor (1994).

Usage

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fT.LandT(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 <[email protected]>, Markus Mueller <[email protected]>

References

Lloyd, J., and J. A. Taylor (1994), On the Temperature Dependence of Soil Respiration, Functional Ecology, 8(3), 315-323.

Examples

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

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