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Record number 398006
Title Grassland simulation with the LPJmL model : version 3.4.018
Author(s) Boons-Prins, E.R.
Source Wageningen : Wettelijke Onderzoekstaken Natuur & Milieu (WOt-werkdocument 172) - 174
Department(s) WOT Natuur & Milieu
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) graslanden - graslandbeheer - gewassen - groeimodellen - landgebruik - simulatiemodellen - gewasgroeimodellen - grasslands - grassland management - crops - growth models - land use - simulation models - crop growth models
Categories Grasslands
Abstract One third of the land surface is covered with natural and cultivated grasslands. Most of these grasslands are intensively or extensively exploited by humans to feed animals. With growing wealth, causing an increase of meat consumption, there is a need to better understand the processes that influence the grass production of these ecosystems. The project aims to improve the knowledge basis regarding grassland productivity and the relationship between management of grasslands and productivity. The research will led to modification of the Dynamic global vegetation model with natural and managed land (LPJmL, version 3.4.018, 2010) for the simulation of grassland and grassland management. Crop growth models such as LPJmL can help to clarify and understand grass production processes. A checked and calibrated model gives useful insights in the carrying capacity of grasslands and enables us to estimate the risk for environmental damage with increase of grass and/or meat production.
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