123: Effects of temperature on decomposition rates according to...

Description Usage Arguments Value Note Author(s) References Examples

Description

Calculates the effects of temperature on decomposition rates according to the functions included in the RothC model.

Usage

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fT.RothC(Temp)

Arguments

Temp

A scalar or vector containing values of 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).

Note

This function returns NA for Temp <= -18.3

Author(s)

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

References

Jenkinson, D. S., S. P. S. Andrew, J. M. Lynch, M. J. Goss, and P. B. Tinker (1990), The Turnover of Organic Carbon and Nitrogen in Soil, Philosophical Transactions: Biological Sciences, 329(1255), 361-368.

Examples

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

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