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Coastal Blue Carbon (CBC) model units
I wonder why the units for the carbon pool initial values are different in the Coastal Blue Carbon model (Megatonnes of CO2 e/ha) than the regular Carbon Storage Model (Mg/Ha)
In the model documentation we have:
Carbon pool initial values by LULC class: A collection of values of carbon storage in biomass (Megatonnes of CO2 e/ha), soil (Megatonnes of CO2 e/ha), and litter (tonnes of CO2/ha) for each LULC class
Why tonnes of litter, and Megatonnes of biomass and soil?
Plus, in the example's documentation, the lulc_lookup.csv table, is filled with values of 200, 300, that are very likely to be tonnes, not Megatonnes (I can't imagine a soil with 81000000 MgC/Ha). Futhermore, also in the documentation, the file BlueCarbon_GlobalDB.xls, we have a lot of examples in (T_CO2e_ha)
Is it ok if we use Mg/ha in the tables we fill? does it affect of how the model works?
Thank you very much