1. General Model Information

Name: SPACTEACH - soil/plant water dynamics


Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: hydrology, biogeochemistry
Organization level: ecosystem
Type of model: compartment model
Main application: education
Keywords: soil, plant, water, dynamic, teaching, water transport


L P Simmonds
Dept of Soil Science
University of Reading
London Road
PO Box 236

Tel: 0734 875123


L P Simmonds


Developed out of frustration with teaching soil/plant water dynamics using traditional methods. SPACTEACH is menu-driven with context sensitive help, and is designed for computer novices. Water flow within a 12-layer profile is described by Darcy's Law Contact source.

Author of the abstract:

Centre for Computer-based Learning in Land Use and Environmental Sciences (CLUES)

II. Technical Information

II.1 Executables:

Operating System(s): IBM-PC

II.2 Source-code:

Programming Language(s): II.4

II.3 Manuals:

II.4 Data:

III. Mathematical Information

III.1 Mathematics

III.2 Quantities

III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output

IV. References

V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web

VI. Additional remarks

Last review of this document by: 12.6.1997 -
Status of the document:
last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:50 CEST 2002

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