1. General Model Information

Name: Nutrient Cycling Model

Acronym: NUCM


Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: forestry,biogeochemistry,hydrology
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: compartment model
Main application:
Keywords: forest ecosystem, nutrient cycling, water cycling, acid deposition

Contact:

Dr. Ron Munson (rkmun@aol.com)
EPRI
Martin Kennel (ken@lwf.uni-muenchen.de)

Author(s):

Abstract:

As part of the Integrated Forest Study (IFS), which was initiated 1986 by Electrical Power Research Institute (EPRI) to evaluate the effects of atmospheric deposition on nutrient cycling in forest ecosystems, the Nutrient Cycling Model (NuCM) has been developped to simulate the processes which influence nutrient cycling in forest ecosystems. These include atmospheric, hydrologic vegetation and soil processes.


II. Technical Information

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III. Mathematical Information


III.1 Mathematics


III.2 Quantities


III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output


IV. References

NuCM Code Version 2.0: An IBM PC Code for Simulating Nutrient Cycling in Forest Ecosystems, Final Report 1992;
Electrical Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, Ca, USA.


V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web

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NuCm (Tetratech)

VI. Additional remarks


Last review of this document by: 10.7.97
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last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:46 CEST 2002

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