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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.Moyano(theta, a = 3.11, b = 2.42)

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

F. E. Moyano, S. Manzoni, C. Chenu. 2013 Responses of soil heterotrophic respiration to moisture availability: An exploration of processes and models. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Volume 59, April 2013, Pages 72-85

Examples

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th=seq(0,1,0.01)
xi=fW.Moyano(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))

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