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Table 3 Parameters used for the Maestra model in each of the five stands

From: Using a stand-level model to predict light absorption in stands with vertically and horizontally heterogeneous canopies

Parameter name and definition Stand 1 Stand 2 Stand 3 Stand 4 Stand 5
  E. nitens E. grandis / A. mangium Acacia hybrid / H. odorata C. eyrei / C. sclerophylla / C. lanceolata/ C. glauca / L. formosana A. alba / F. sylvatica / P. abies
Rhosol: soil reflectance in PAR, NIR and thermal 0.10, 0.30, 0.05 0.07, 0.27, 0.05 0.10, 0.30, 0.05 0.11, 0.28, 0.05 0.10, 0.30, 0.05
Atau: leaf transmittance in PAR, NIR and thermal 0.093, 0.34, 0.01 0.034, 0.328, 0.01 / 0.063, 0.296, 0.01 0.063, 0.296, 0.01 / 0.03, 0.32, 0.01 C.lan 0.03, 0.26, 0.01 / Others 0.046, 0.336, 0.017 0.03, 0.26, 0.00 / 0.05, 0.30, 0.05 / 0.03, 0.26, 0.00
Arho: leaf reflectance in PAR, NIR and thermal 0.082, 0.49, 0.05 0.048, 0.247, 0.05 / 0.074, 0.206, 0.05 0.074, 0.206, 0.05 / 0.05, 0.25, 0.05 0.09, 0.33, 0.05 / 0.067, 0.382, 0.05 0.09, 0.33, 0.05 / 0.06, 0.35, 0.05 / 0.09, 0.33, 0.05
Nalpha: number of leaf angle classes from 0 to 90 degrees 5 9 5 5 5
Falpha: proportion of leaf area in each angle class   0.007, 0.022, 0.041, 0.064, 0.094, 0.132, 0.176, 0.219, 0.245 / 0.053, 0.130, 0.156, 0.148, 0.129, 0.111, 0.098, 0.090, 0.086    
Avgang: mean leaf inclination angle 70 (36.7 / 31.0)* 42.2 (strip) 39.2 (circle) / 27.8 (strip) 41.5 (circle) 20/30/20/30/10/20 10/20/30
Jleaf: specification of leaf-area density distribution 1 (vertical direction) 1 or 2 (in vertical and horizontal directions) uniform 1 (vertical direction) 1 (vertical direction)
bpt: beta dist. parameters for the vertical (and horizontal if used) leaf area density 1.647, 0.791, −0.057 5.707, 1.296, 0.711, 2.280, 1.218, 1.048 / 2.825, 0.840, 0.340, 0.0, 0.0, 0.0 uniform 1.614, 0.072, 0.358 / 2.304, 1.520, −0.050 / 2.035, 1.327, −0.066 / 3.869, 0.966, 0.518 / 2.210, 0.642, 0.185 / 1.060, 0.416, −0.210 3.53, 0.58, 0.78
  1. *not entered directly into Maestra; calculated from falpha and nalpha.