Maximum stem conductance to avoid overestimation of stem conductance in small shrubs
Bug correction in summary.forest
Allows filling missing Z50/Z95 values from SpParams when creating model inputs
Reducing unused parameters for Sperry model
Reducing computational time for Sperry model
Function fireHazard now accepts objects spwb_day and growth_day
Cleaning for CRAN
New article to prepare model inputs
SpParamsMED include the results of parameter estimation exercises
RGRsapwoodmax and RGRcambiummax regulate sapwood formation for shrubs/trees, respectively
Simplified sapwood growth (no ring of cells)
Revision of recruitment model, with the addition of a recruitment probability (ProbRecr) within the bioclimatic limits
Temperature effects on sapwood conversion to heartwood
Correction of estimation of Psi_Extract from turgor loss point
Estimation of RSSG from shade tolerance
Minimum DBH parameter in stand metrics
Basic water balance model with relative water content
‘pRootDisc’ eliminated from species parameters
Plant water balance and cuticular transpiration added to the basic water balance model
Water pools revised for the basic and water balance models
Shared water pools is now controlled via parameter ‘rhizosphereOverlap’
New species-specific parameter ‘MortalityBaselineRate’
Live fuel moisture content now included in simulation results
New species-specific parameter ‘RSSG’ (minimum relative starch for sapwood growth)
Control parameter ‘modifyInput’ is no longer available. Functions ‘spwb’, ‘pwb’ and ‘growth’ do not modify input objects and return an element ‘spwbOutput’ or ‘growthOutput’ with a copy of the final state.
Tree cover (open grown assumption)
Parameters ‘ShrubCover’ and ‘CanopyCover’ no longer required in function fuel_FCCS
Input weather stored in output from functions ‘spwb’, ‘pwb’ and ‘growth’
New function ‘fireHazard’.
Relative bias and relative MAE as evaluation metrics
Drought-related leaf senescence only occurring if ‘StemPLC’ increases
Embolized sapwood proportion discounted from sapwood maintenance respiration
Evaluation of diameter increment (DI), DBH and Height series
Output growth rates not relative to sapwood area
Nitrogen content for leaves, sapwood and fine roots added. ‘Nleaf’ replaces ‘Narea’ as the latter can be calculated from ‘Nleaf’ using ‘SLA’.
Maintenance respiration rates based on N concentration of tissues
spwb model with Granier transpiration now extracts water from soil layer according to unsaturated conductivity.
shinyplot generic function.
Update parameters fHDmin and fHDmax.
New vignette ‘IFNEvaluation’
New parameter ‘WUE_decay’ for reduction of relative WUE in Granier’s model
Tissue construction costs are now species-specific parameters.
Fine root growth and senescence made equal between Granier and Sperry models, inducing a new parameter ‘Ar2Al’ for Granier’s model.
Functions ‘spwb_stress’, ‘spwb_resistances’ and ‘spwb_waterUseEfficiency’ renamed to ‘droughtStress’, ‘resistances’ and ‘waterUseEfficiency’, respectively, since they can now be applied to the output of several simulation function.
Plant biomass balance in growth. Structural changes are now daily in growth simulations.
Bug correction in shrub structural update. Shrub dynamics default set to TRUE.
DBH/Height plots from growth output.
IMPORTANT: New species parameter table.
Summary functions revised, including new function ‘summary.fordyn’
Collating intra-annual ‘fordyn’ results for plotting.
Forest management enabled in function ‘fordyn’ and default management actions defined in ‘defaultManagementFunction’ and ‘defaultManagementArguments’
DOY, Photoperiod and JulianDay can be taken from weather input in functions ‘spwb’, ‘pwb’ and ‘growth’.
CO2 made an daily input weather variable, in addition to the default control parameter ‘Catm’
New function ‘shinyplot’ to create interactive graphics
New function ‘plot.fordyn’ to display annual (step) summaries of forest dynamics
New example vignette ‘FontBlanche’
Modification of evaluation functions to separate the evaluation of total evapotranspiration (‘ETR’) from the evaluation of soil evaporation + plant transpiration (‘SE+TR’)