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Description Usage Arguments Author(s) References Examples

Description

Calculates the effects of water content on decomposition rates.

Usage

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fW.Gompertz(theta, a = 0.824, b = 0.308)

Arguments

theta

A scalar or vector containing values of volumetric soil water content.

a

Empirical parameter

b

Empirical parameter

Author(s)

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

References

I. Janssens, S. Dore, D. Epron, H. Lankreijer, N. Buchmann, B. Longdoz, J. Brossaud, L. Montagnani. 2003. Climatic Influences on Seasonal and Spatial Differences in Soil CO2 Efflux. In Valentini, R. (Ed.) Fluxes of Carbon, Water and Energy of European Forests. pp 235-253. Springer.

Examples

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th=seq(0,1,0.01)
xi=fW.Gompertz(theta=th)
plot(th,xi,type="l",main="Effects of soil water content on decomposition rates",
     xlab="Volumetric soil water content (cm3 cm-3)",ylab=expression(xi))

SoilR documentation built on May 1, 2019, 8:06 p.m.