R/fW.Daycent1.R

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# vim:set ff=unix expandtab ts=2 sw=2:
fW.Daycent1= structure(
  function #Effects of moisture on decomposition rates according to the DAYCENT model
  ###Calculates the effects of Soil Water Content on decomposition rates according to the Daycent Model.
  ##references<< Kelly, R. H., W. J. Parton, M. D. Hartman, L. K. Stretch, D. S. Ojima, and D. S. Schimel (2000), 
  ##Intra-annual and interannual variability of ecosystem processes in shortgrass steppe, J. Geophys. Res., 105.
  (swc,         ##<< A scalar or vector with soil water content of a soil layer (cm).
   a=0.6,       ##<< Empirical coefficient. For fine textured soils a = 0.6. For coarse textured soils a = 0.55.
   b=1.27,      ##<< Empirical coefficient. For fine textured soils b = 1.27. For coarse textured soils b = 1.70.
   c=0.0012,    ##<< Empirical coefficient. For fine textured soils c = 0.0012. For coarse textured soils c = -0.007. 
   d=2.84,      ##<< Empirical coefficient. For fine textured soils d = 2.84. For coarse textured soils d = 3.22.
   partd=2.65,  ##<< Particle density of soil layer. 
   bulkd=1,     ##<< Bulk density of soil layer (g/cm^3).
   width=1     ##<< Thickness of a soil layer (cm).
   )
  {
    porespace=1-(bulkd/partd)
    wfps=(swc/width)*(1/porespace)

    wfunc=(((wfps-b)/(a-b))^(d*((b-a)/(a-c))))*((wfps-c)/(a-c))^d
    return(data.frame(wfps,wfunc))
    ### A data frame with values of water filled pore space (wfps) and effects of soil water content on decomposition rates. Both vectors are unitless. 
  }
  ,
  ex=function(){
     swc=seq(0,0.8,by=0.01)  # A sequence of values of soil water content
     fine=fW.Daycent1(swc)
     coarse=fW.Daycent1(swc,a=0.55,b=1.7,c=-0.007,d=3.22)

     #This plot reproduces Figure 2b in Kelly et al. (2000)
     plot(fine,type="l",xlim=c(0,1))
     lines(coarse,lwd=2)
     legend("topleft",c("coarse","fine"),lty=c(1,1),lwd=c(2,1),bty="n")
  }
)

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