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BOREAS TE-19 Ecosystem Carbon Balance Model
Entry ID: BOREAS_TE19MODL_487_1

Abstract: The Spruce and Moss Model (SPAM) was designed to simulate the daily carbon balance of a black spruce/moss boreal forest ecosystem. It is driven by daily weather conditions and consists of four components: (1) soil climate; (2) tree photosynthesis and respiration; (3) moss photosynthesis and respiration; and (4) litter decomposition and associated heterotrophic respiration. The model can be used to generate predictions of total site net ecosystem exchange of carbon (NEE), total soil dark respiration (live roots + heterotrophs + live moss), spruce and moss net productivity, and net carbon accumulation in the soil.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: 50.0   E: -94.0   W: -111.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1
Other Citation Details: Frolking, S., J.D. Aber, and C. Li. 1999. BOREAS TE-19 Ecosystem Carbon Balance Model. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1968-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-12-31
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-15