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Table 1 Spearman rank order correlations of environmental parameters

From: Spatiotemporal variation of the bacterioplankton community in the German Bight: from estuarine to offshore regions

  Temperature Salinity DO Chl a Turbidity cDOM
Salinity −0.06      
DO 0.92 −0.14     
Chla 0.47 0.69 0.26    
Turbidity −0.12 0.82 0.23 0.50   
cDOM −0.14 0.95 0.33 0.54 0.88  
DOC 0.14 0.97 0.04 0.71 0.81 0.92
  1. Significant correlations (p < 0.05) are indicated in italics
  2. DO dissolved oxygen, Chl a Chlorophyll a, cDOM colored dissolved organic matter, DOC dissolved organic carbon