Model Characteristics

Id 13
Last update 2003-02-17
Name CA1
Year 2003
Author François Courbet
Email Contact
Organisation INRA
Country France
Category Growth
Model type Empirical growth & Yield models
Sub-type Distance independent tree model
Level Stand/plot
Time step
Time scale
Range of applicabiilty (region, ...) French mediterranean region
Stand composition
Forest structure
Species Cedrus atlantica
Sylvicultural system
Tree range
Stand range
State variables - Growth
State variables - Initialization
State variables - Prediction
State variables - Stochastic for
Distribution diameter variables - growth
Distribution diameter variables - initialization
Distribution diameter variables - prediction
Distribution diameter variables - stochasticity for
Tree variables - growth
Tree variables - Initialisation
Tree variables - prediction
Tree variables - stochasticity for
Growth processes
Regeneration processes at stand level
Regeneration processes at sapling level
Submodule : Sylvicultural practicies Silviculture: initial density and thinnings
Submodel : Climate parameters Bark profile; Branching functions; Crown ratio; Heartwood/sapwood profile; Mortality model; ring width profile; Taper functions
Input state variables Distribution of diameters; [Age, Dominant height] or Site index
Human inputs
Climate inputs
Output state variable Dominant diameter; Dominant height; Individual tree characteristics: diameter, height; Stand characteristics
Quantity products
Quality pulp
Quality construction
Quality cork
Simulator name Capsis
Stand Simulator version
Stand Simulator hardware
Stand Simulator memory
Stand Simulator OS
Stand Simulator language
Stand Simulator characteristics
Stand Simulator indicators
Stand Simulator visualization
Landscape Simulator name
Landscape Simulator version
Landscape Simulator hardware
Landscape Simulator memory
Landscape Simulator OS
Landscape Simulator language
Landscape Simulator characteristics
Landscape Simulator indicators
Landscape Simulator visualization
Bibliography Courbet F. 1999. A three-segmented model for the vertical distribution of annual ring area. Applicaton to Cedrus atlantica (Manetti), For. Ecol. Manag. 119 (1999) 177-194
Courbet F., Houllier F. 2002. Modelling the profile and internal structure of tree stem. Application to Cedrus atlantica (Manetti), Ann. For. Sci. 59 (2002) 63-80
URL http://www.avignon.inra.fr/internet/unites/rfm/croissance_et_production/version_index_html
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