Geog595 Ecological Modeling
Spring 2010
Due: 5pm Jan 26, 2010
Lab 1 Calculating Incoming Solar Radiation with C
1. Objectives
(1) Learning programming in ecological modeling in C.
(2) Development a module that calculates solar radiation arriving at the Ea
Geog595 Ecological Modeling
Spring, 2010
Due: Feb 3, 2010
Lab 2 Radiation Transfer Through Plant Canopies
1. Objectives
(1) Implement the theory of radiation transfer through plant canopies in Chapter 15
of Campbell and Norman (1998) in a C program.
(2) U
Geog 595 Ecological modeling
Spring 2010
Due: Feb 17, 2010
Lab 3 Modeling Net Radiation for Vegetation Canopies
Objectives:
(1)
(2)
Implement the models for canopy radiation interception for both
shortwave and longwave radiation.
Gain skills in C programm
Geog595 Ecological Modeling
Spring 2010
Due: March 3, 2010
Lab 4 Modeling ET with Penman-Monteith Equation
1. Objectives
(1) To implement the Penman-Monteith equation with C to model ET for leave
surface.
(2) To understand the important interactions of bi
Geog595 Ecological Modeling
Spring 2010
Due: March 24, 2010
Lab 6 Integrative Modeling of Energy, Water and Carbon Fluxes of Terrestrial
Ecosystems
1. Objectives
(1) Understanding how energy, water and carbon fluxes are simulated
simultaneous in a compute
Solar Radiation on the Ground
Global Radiation, Shortwave Radiation: (300-3000nm)
UVR: 300-400 nm
PAR: 400-700 nm (plants use for photosynthesis)
NIR : 700-3000nm
Measurement Units: w/m2, cal/cm2/min, mol/m2/s
1 w/m2 =4.55 mol/m2/s for PAR
1 w =1 J/s
1 ca