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Table 2 Model parameter values for the literature-based (M1) with references (ref.), calibrated (M2) and filter-based (M3) model version

From: Estimating the carbon fluxes of forests with an individual-based forest model

Parameter M1 Ref. M2 M3
Productivity
p max max. photoproducitvity of leaf (µmol(CO2)  s− 1 m− 2) 8.9014 (Sonntag 1998; Bohn et al. 2014) 5.67 10.98
α slope of light response curve (µmol(CO2)  µmol(photons)− 1) 0.0402 (Sonntag 1998; Bohn et al. 2014) 0.15 0.08
Temperature
\( {T}_{{\mathrm{CO}}_2, l} \) min. temperature for photosynthesis (°C) −2.0 (Sitch et al. 2003; Bohn et al. 2014) −7.82
\( {T}_{{\mathrm{CO}}_2, h} \) max. temperature for photosynthesis (°C) 38.0 (Sitch et al. 2003; Bohn et al. 2014) 31.59
T hot mean temperature of warmest month (°C) 18.9 (Sitch et al. 2003; Bohn et al. 2014) 12.0
T cold mean temperature of coldest month (°C) 10.0 (Sitch et al. 2003; Bohn et al. 2014) 8.47
T opt optimal temperature for photosynthesis (°C) 14.22
T sig width of new temperature curve (°C) 12.83
Q 10 constant for temperature-dependent respiration 2.3 (Piao et al. 2010; Bohn et al. 2014) 1.52 1.52
T ref Reference temperature (°C) 10.1 (Bohn et al. 2014) 12.61 15.06
Water
SW pwp permanent wilting point (vol-%) 19.7 (Maidment 1993) 14.0 9.5
SW fc field capacity (vol-%) 31.8 (Maidment 1993) 40.0 20.7