1. General Model Information

Name: McCaskill & Blair's CNSP Pasture model

Acronym: CNSP_PASTURE


Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: compartment model
Main application:
Keywords: soil, decomposition, plant debris, animal debris, organic mattCNSP PastureCNSP Pastureer, P and S content

Contact:

Prof Graeme Blair; Dr. Ian Johnson, Dr Rod Lefroy

Dept. Agronomy & Soil Science,
University of New England
Phone: 61 67 73 2687
Fax : 61 67 73 3465
email:gblair@metz.une.edu.au
ijohnson@metz.une.edu.au

Author(s):

Abstract:

The model simulates the decomposition of soil organic matter.


II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): DOS 3, Unix, Fortran compiler

II.2 Source-code:

Programming Language(s):

II.3 Manuals:



II.4 Data:

see input/output table for GCTE models

III. Mathematical Information


III.1 Mathematics


III.2 Quantities

View data requirements of CNSP in comparison to other Soil Organic Matter models:

III.2.1 Input

View Input data requirements of CNSP in comparison to other Soil Organic Matter models:
These seven tables can be downloaded in Postscript Format

III.2.2 Output

View output data of CNSP in comparison to other SOM - Models:

IV. References

McCaskill, M. & Blair, G.J. (1988) Development of a simulation model of sulphur cycling in grazed pastures. Biogeochemistry 5: 165-181.

McCaskill, M. & Blair, G.J. (1990) A model of S, P, and N uptake by a perennial pasture I. Model Construction. Fert. Res. 22: 161-72.

McCaskill, M. & Blair, G.J. (1990) A model of S, P, and N uptake by a perennial pasture II. Calibration and prediction. Fert. Res. 22: 173-79.

McCaskill, M. (1987) Modelling S, P, and N cycling in grazed pastures. PhD Thesis, University of New England, Australia.



V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web



VI. Additional remarks


Last review of this document by: T. Gabele: 3. 9. 1997 -
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:41 CEST 2002

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