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MBL MEL Download Page

This page contains the latest version of the Marine Biological Laboratory’s Multiple Element Limitation Model (MBL MEL).  The model is written in Borland Delphi for IBM PC compatibles.

The files located on this page are self-extracting compressed files for IBM compatible computers.  To uncompress the files, download the file into an empty directory and double click on the downloaded file.  All files will be extracted to the current directory.

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, parameter files created in one version of the model are not compatible with another version.

 

Acceptable Use Policy

The software provided on this page has been tested under the Windows operating system.  However, its stability under all conditions cannot be guaranteed.  The user assumes all risk for its use.

Downloading and using the software requires that:

  • The Principal Investigator is sent a notice stating the model version downloaded.
  • The user regularly checks this web site for updated software.
  • The Principal Investigator of the model be sent a copy of the report or manuscript prior to submission and be adequately cited in any resultant publications.
  • A copy of any resultant publications should be sent to:

Edward Rastetter
Ecosystems Center
Marine Biological Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA 02543

 

Versions Available for Download

MBL MEL Version III

Multiple species version with N fixation and DON fluxes

Contains:

MBL MEL program, source code, sample parameter and driver files

Created in:

Delphi 5, update 1. Uses TMS Softwares TAdvstringgrid

File:

MELIII5sp.exe

Relevant Citations:

Original multiple species version – Herbert et al., 1999

N fixaton – Rastetter et al., 2001

DON losses – Rastetter et al., 2005

 

MBL MEL Version 3.5

Daily MBL MEL with single soil layer

Contains:

MBL MEL program, source code, sample parameter and driver files

Created in:

Delphi 5, update 1. Uses TMS Softwares TAdvstringgrid version v3.4.8.6

File:

MBL MEL v3.5.zip (single soil layer)

Relevant Citations: None

 

MBL MEL Version 4.2

Daily MBL MEL with eight resources

Contains:

MBL MEL program, source code, sample parameter and driver files

Created in:

Delphi 2007. Uses TMS Softwares TAdvstringgrid version 4.5.0.5.

File:

MBL MEL 4.2.zip

Relevant Citations: None

Contains:

MBL MEL program, source code, sample parameter and driver files with new Uws.

Created in:

Delphi 2007. Uses TMS Softwares TAdvstringgrid version 4.5.0.5.

File:

MBL MEL 4.2.new Uws.zip

Relevant Citations: None

 

MBL MEL Version 4.3

Daily MBL MEL with eight resources written in Lazarus

Contains:

MBL MEL program,  sample parameter and driver files.

Created in:

Delphi 2007. Uses TMS Softwares TAdvstringgrid version 4.5.0.5.

File:

MBL MEL 4.3 Delphi.zip

Relevant Citations: Rastetter et. al., 2013






This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants #OPP-9318529, OPP-9732281, DEB-9509613, DEB 0716067 (OPUS),  DEB-0108960, ARC-0806329, EF-1065587, ARC-0856853, and DEB-0949420 and the Environmental Protection Agency under grants RFQ-RT-00-00107 and QT-RT-00-001667.  Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Environmental Protection Agency.

 

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2014 BK