R/fT.linear.R

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fT.linear<-structure(
  function #Effects of temperature on decomposition rates according to a linear model
    ### Calculates the effects of temperature on decomposition rates according to a linear model.
    ##references<<  Adair, E. C., W. J. Parton, S. J. D. Grosso, W. L. Silver, M. E. Harmon, S. A. Hall, I. C. Burke, and S. C. Hart. 2008. 
    ##Simple three-pool model accurately describes patterns of long-term litter decomposition in diverse climates. Global Change Biology 14:2636-2660.
    (Temp,     ##<< A scalar or vector containing values of temperature for which the effects on decomposition rates are calculated.
     a=0.198306,   ##<< A scalar defining the intercept of the linear function.
     b=0.036337   ##<< A scalar defining the slope of the linear function.
     )
   {
      a+b*Temp
      ### A scalar or a vector containing the effects of temperature on decomposition rates (unitless).
    }
    ,
    ex=function(){
      Temperature=0:50
      plot(Temperature,fT.linear(Temperature),type="l",ylab="f(T) (unitless)", 
           main="Effects of temperature on decomposition rates according to a linear function")
    }
)

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