1. General Model Information


Acronym: OLEARY

Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: ordinary differential equations
Main application:
Keywords: soil, decomposition, organic matter, frest organic matter, microbial biomass, stable humus


Dr. Garry O'Leary

address: Department of Agriculture, P.B. 260, Horsham, Victoria
phone: +61 53 622111
fax: +61 53 622187



The model simulates the decomposition of soil organic matter.

II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): DOS

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

III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output

IV. References

O'Leary, G.J. (1994) Soil water and nitrogen dynamics of dryland wheatin the Victorian Wimmera and Malle. PhD Thesis, University ofMelbourne, 332pp.

O'Leary, G.J., Connor, D.J. & White, D.H.(1985) A simulation modelof the development, growth and yield of the wheat crop. Agric. Systems17: 1-26.

V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web

GCTE SOMNET Soil Organic Matter Network Database

VI. Additional remarks

Last review of this document by: 24.6.96
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:46 CEST 2002

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