130: Effects of moisture on decomposition rates according to the...

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References Examples

Description

Calculates the effects of soil moisture on decomposition rates according to the DEMETER model.

Usage

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fW.Demeter(M, Msat = 100)

Arguments

M

A scalar or vector containing values of soil moisture for which the effects on decomposition rates are calculated.

Msat

A scalar representing saturated soil moisture.

Value

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

Author(s)

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

References

Foley, J. A. (1995), An equilibrium model of the terrestrial carbon budget, Tellus B, 47(3), 310-319.

Examples

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Moisture=0:100
plot(Moisture,fW.Demeter(Moisture),type="l",ylab="f(W) (unitless)", 
     main="Effects of soil moisture on decomposition rates according to the DEMETER model")

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