1. General Model Information

Name: Model of humus balance

Acronym: MHB


Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: compartment model
Main application:
Keywords: soil, carbon, nitrogen, organic matter, decomposition, year, plant debris, animal debris

Contact:

Lyudmila K. Shevtsova, Vladimir A. Romanenkov, Irina V. Volodarskaya

All-Russian Institute of Fertilizers and Agricultural Soil Science

Phone: 095 9764623
Fax : 095 9762374
email:

Shevtsova, L.K., Mikhailov, B.G. et al.

Author(s):

Shevtsova, L.K., Mikhailov, B.G. et al.

Abstract:

Decomposition of plant and animal debris described by a single pool Plant debris input needs to be calculated only in the plough layer because of the one-layer nature of the model. Plant debris input was estimated based on the yield of the specific arable crop according to the method of F.I. Levin (1977) Agrochemistry, no.8, p.36 (in Russian) Decomposition of soil organic matter described by a single pool obtained by fitting


II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): DOS 3

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 MHB in comparison to other Soil Organic Matter models:

III.2.1 Input

View Input data requirements of MHB 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 MHB in comparison to other SOM - Models:

IV. References

Shevtsova, L.K., Mikhailov, B.G. et al. (1992) Control of soil humus balance based on statistical analysis of long-term field experimentsdatabase M. (Manuscript from All Russian Institute for Fertilizers andAgricultural Soil Science, in Russian).
Shevtsova, L.K. & Volodarskaya, I.V.(1991) Long-term fertilizationinfluence on humus balance and it's quality parameters in Chemicalizationin agriculture, 1991, N11. (Manuscript from All Russian Institute forFertilizers and Agricultural Soil Science, in Russian).



V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web



VI. Additional remarks


Last review of this document by: T. Gabele: 21. 07. 1997 -
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:45 CEST 2002

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