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Literature-Derived Parameters for the BIOME-BGC Terrestrial Ecosystem Model

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Data setLiterature-Derived Parameters for the BIOME-BGC Terrestrial Ecosystem Model
Release date2002-12-19
ProjectVegetation Collections
Time Period1947-06-15 to 2000-06-21


Various aspects of primary production of a variety of plant species found in natural temperate biomes were compiled from literature and presented for use with process-based ecosystem simulation models or ecosystem studies. Information was selected according to the input parameter needs of the BIOME-BGC process-based simulation model.


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White, M.A., P.E. Thornton, S.W. Running, and R.R. Nemani. 2002. Literature-Derived Parameters for the BIOME-BGC Terrestrial Ecosystem Model. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
White_spreadsheet1.csv 154.5 KB 1947-06-15 - 2000-06-21
White_spreadsheet2.csv 10.6 KB 1947-06-15 - 2000-06-21
White_spreadsheet3.csv 3.4 KB 1947-06-15 - 2000-06-21
White_spreadsheet4.csv 3.8 KB 1947-06-15 - 2000-06-21
White_spreadsheet5.csv 3.5 KB 1947-06-15 - 2000-06-21


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