Wood thinning in ACCESS

Some plots from my first attempt at running this.

Vegetation pools

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Litter pools

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Harvest pools

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The code seems to work.
Carbon is harvested from the vegetation pools and is put into the litter pools much like regular land use change.
The wood product pools (wood_harvest_n) decay over time except for the slowest pool with accumulates.

The problem seems to be that the thinning forcing data is not being used. The vegetation is harvested everywhere and a lot is being harvested (almost all of it).
The variable code in the restart file it’s supposed to use is 916. This is a spatially explicit fraction of harvested biomass. 0 means all wood is harvested and 1 means no wood is harvested. I suspect that this is initialized with 0s and then the UM somehow never passes the thinning data to CABLE. I’m not really familiar with the UM-CABLE interface code.

Maybe I’m injecting the thinning data into the wrong field in the restart file? I know it’s supposed to be 916 but there are several 916s in the restart file.

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