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Zimbabwe: Landuse in Dry Tropical Savannas

Savanna - Landscape and Regional Ecosystem Model

State variables

The following are the model's state variables:

  • slope
  • aspect
  • soil type
  • hydrology
  • plant biomass
  • plant species population
  • ungulate herbivory energy balance
  • ungulate spatial distribution
  • ungulate population
  • ungulate predation

Driving force variables

The model is driven by monthly weather data, namely;

  • light
  • water
  • temperature

Model outputs

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