Table 1

Standard climate parameters used in the model.

Climatic region

MAP (mm)

Ta (°C)

r(K)


arid, AR

100

20.5

± 6.5

semi-arid, SA

300

20.0

± 7.0

dry Mediterranean, DM

450

19.5

± 7.0

typical Mediterranean, TM

600

19.0

± 7.0

mesic Mediterranean, MM

800

20.5

± 7.5


MAP: mean annual precipitation, Ta: mean annual temperature, r: half-range between coldest and warmest month. Temperature parameters are rounded values of long-term records from nearby meteorological stations.

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