1. General Model Information

Name: SOCRATES

Acronym: SOCRATES


Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: compartment model
Main application:
Keywords: soil, decomposition, plant debris, animal debris, decomposable plant material, resistant plant material, humus, microbial biomass

Contact:

Peter Grace

Cooperative Research Centre for Soil and Land
Phone: 61 8 3038520
Fax : 61 8 3038556
email: Peter.Grace@adl.soils.csiro.au

Author(s):

Abstract:

The model simulates the decomposition of soil organic matter.


II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): windows Availability of the model: There is a charge for the model and documentation: Contact the developer, no problem if using forresearch purposes

II.2 Source-code:

Programming Language(s):

II.3 Manuals:



II.4 Data:



III. Mathematical Information


III.1 Mathematics


III.2 Quantities

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

III.2.1 Input

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

IV. References

Oades, J.M. (1995) Klasmozems - Organic Matter. Aust. J. Soil Res.33: 43-57.

V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web



VI. Additional remarks


Last review of this document by: T. Gabele: 08. 07. 1997 -
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:49 CEST 2002

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