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The Leaf model is used to estimate the time-dependent accumulation (in mass and concentration bases) of organic/metals in the edible part in leaves at harvest (especially for leaf crops like salads, cabbage, spinach, etc).



NameProvided byComment
Actual evapotranspirationSoil,Soil measurements
Concentration in raw waterRiver,River measurements
Concentration in soilSoil,Soil measurements
Gaseous concentration in the atmosphereAtmosphere,Atmosphere measurements
Surface dry deposition flux of contaminated aerosolsAtmosphere,Atmosphere measurements
Surface wet deposition flux of contaminated aerosolsAtmosphere,Atmosphere measurements
Temperature of airSoil,Soil measurements


NameUsed byComment
Concentration in leaf at harvestHuman intake,Population intake
Dry deposition interceptedSoil
Surface area of fieldSoil
Total diffusion downwardsAtmosphere
Total diffusion upwardsAtmosphere
Total wet deposition aerosols interceptedSoil

Working with the leaf model

See also

merlin-expo/models/leaf.txt · Last modified: 2015/08/13 14:16 (external edit)