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Description Usage Arguments Author(s) References Examples

Description

Calculates the effects of relative soil water content on decomposition rates.

Usage

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fW.Skopp(rwc, alpha = 2, beta = 2, f = 1.3, g = 0.8)

Arguments

rwc

relative water content

alpha

Empirical parameter

beta

Empirical parameter

f

Empirical parameter

g

Empirical parameter

Author(s)

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

References

J. Skopp, M. D. Jawson, and J. W. Doran. 1990. Steady-state aerobic microbial activity as a function of soil water content. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 54(6):1619-1625

Examples

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th=seq(0,1,0.01)
xi=fW.Skopp(rwc=th)
plot(th,xi,type="l",main="Effects of soil water content on decomposition rates",
     xlab="Relative water content",ylab=expression(xi))

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