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Table 1

Pearson correlation coefficientsa between surface water (5 m) concentrations of phosphate, ammonium, nitrate plus nitrite (NO3 and NO2), and silicic acid and stratification strength, surface water (5 m) temperature, and wind direction. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.307.t1

Environmental variableStationSurface water (5 m) nutrient concentration

 
PhosphateAmmoniumNO3 + NO2Silicic acid

 
Stratification –0.67 (0.01) –0.41 (0.11)  –0.56 (0.03) 0.20 (0.46) 
–0.51 (0.22)  –0.46 (0.26)  –0.18 (0.66)  0.14 (0.72) 
Temperature –0.76 (0.00) –0.50 (0.05)  –0.72 (0.00) 0.024 (0.93) 
–0.78 (0.02) –0.81 (0.01) –0.91 (0.00) –0.64 (0.07) 
Wind directionb –0.15 (0.58)  –0.04 (0.89)  –0.10 (0.72)  –0.03 (0.91) 
–0.83 (0.01) –0.83 (0.01) –0.71 (0.04) 0.12 (0.75) 
Environmental variableStationSurface water (5 m) nutrient concentration

 
PhosphateAmmoniumNO3 + NO2Silicic acid

 
Stratification –0.67 (0.01) –0.41 (0.11)  –0.56 (0.03) 0.20 (0.46) 
–0.51 (0.22)  –0.46 (0.26)  –0.18 (0.66)  0.14 (0.72) 
Temperature –0.76 (0.00) –0.50 (0.05)  –0.72 (0.00) 0.024 (0.93) 
–0.78 (0.02) –0.81 (0.01) –0.91 (0.00) –0.64 (0.07) 
Wind directionb –0.15 (0.58)  –0.04 (0.89)  –0.10 (0.72)  –0.03 (0.91) 
–0.83 (0.01) –0.83 (0.01) –0.71 (0.04) 0.12 (0.75) 

a Asterisks indicate significant relationships; p values are shown in parentheses.

b 24-h average prior to sampling.

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