1. General Model Information

Name: Biosphere Energy-Transfer Hydrology scheme

Acronym: BETHY

Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level: Ecosystem
Type of model: difference equations
Main application: research, simulation/optimisation tool,
Keywords: CO2 uptake, vegetation, energy transfer, photosynthesis, primary production, carbon balance, water balance


Wolfgang Knorr
Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie,

Phone: +49.3641.576225
email: wknorr@bgc-jena.mpg.de
Homepage: http://www.bgc-jena.mpg.de


Wolfgang Knorr


II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s):

II.2 Source-code:

Programming Language(s):

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II.4 Data:

III. Mathematical Information

III.1 Mathematics

III.2 Quantities

III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output

IV. References

Knorr, W. and M. Heimann, 2001a. Uncertainties in global terrestrial biosphere modeling,
Part I: a comprehensive sensitivity analysis with a new photosynthesis and energy balance scheme.
Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Vol. 15(1), 207-225.

Knorr, W. and M. Heimann, 2001b. Uncertainties in Global Terrestrial Biosphere Modeling,
Part II: Global Constraints for a Process-Based Vegetation Model.
Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Vol. 15(1), 227-246.

Knorr, W., 2000. Annual and interannual CO2 exchanges of the terrestrial biosphere: process-based simulations and uncertainties.
Global Ecology & Biogeography, 9: 225-252.

V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web

VI. Additional remarks

Last review of this document by: : Thu Dec 4 13:59:16 2003
Status of the document: Contributed by Silvia Huber
last modified by Joachim Benz Fri Dec 5 14:41:41 CET 2003

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