Ecological Archives A024-082-A3

Fugui Wang, David J. Mladenoff, Jodi A. Forrester, Juan A. Blanco, Robert M. Scheller, Scott D. Peckham, Cindy Keough, Melissa S. Lucash, Stith T. Gower. 2014. Multimodel simulations of forest harvesting effects on long-term productivity and CN cycling in aspen forests. Ecological Applications 24:1374–1389. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/12-0888.1

Appendix C. LANDIS-II with Century Succession extension parameters.

Parameter

Value

Source

Functional type

1

 

Nitrogen tolerance

3

 

Minimum growing degree days

196

 

Maximum growing degree days

2460

 

Minimum January temperature

-18

 

Max allowable drought

0.267

 

The lowest ratio of available water to PET at which there is no restriction on production

0.8

 

Monthly Wood Decay Rate

0.289

 

MonthlyMaxNPP

200

 

MaxBiomass

16000

 

Longevity

83

FIA

Sexual maturity

20

(Scheller et al. 2011)

Shard tolerance

1

 

Fire tolerance

1

 

Seed dispersal effective

1000

 

Dispersal maximum

5000

 

Reproduction probability

1

 

Sprout minimum age

0

 

Sprout maximum age

100

 

Post-fire Regeneration

resprout

 

 

Literature cited

Scheller, R. M., D. Hua, P. V. Bolstad, R. A. Birdsey, and D. J. Mladenoff. 2011. The effects of forest harvest intensity in combination with wind disturbance on carbon dynamics in Lake States Mesic Forests. Ecological Modelling 222:144–153.


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