Remineralization

Aquatic Ecosystems, HIPM Processes

Overview

Remineralization is the process wherein detritus and nutrients turn into (biologically inaccessible) minerals.

Relations

Data Structures

:type    ""

:relates {
  :D { :generic_entities     [ de        ] }  ;; Detritus

  :N { :generic_entities     [ fe no3    ]    ;; Nutrients
       :max                  3             }
}

:sub-processses {
  :nutrient_remineralization {
     parameters              [ :D  :N ]
  }
}

:id      "remineralization"

:differential_eqs {
  :D.conc      "-1.0 * D.remin_rate * D.conc"
}

The nutrient_remineralization sub-process deals with ...

:type    ""

:relates {
  :D { :generic_entities     [ de        ] }  ;; Detritus

  :N { :generic_entities     [ fe no3    ] }  ;; Nutrients
}

:id      "nutrient_remineralization"

:differential_eqs {
  :N.conc      "(1.0 / (N.toCratio * 12.0107))
                * D.remin_rate * D.conc"

  ; 12.0107 is the mol weight of C (g C/mol).
}

See Data Structures for details.


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