Ecological Archives A022-037-A1

Janne Soininen and Miska Luoto. 2012. Is catchment productivity a useful predictor of taxa richness in lake plankton communities? Ecological Applications 22:624–633.

Appendix A (TABLE A1). Means and ranges for the main environmental variables of lakes for each drainage basin.

  Depth
(m)
Water
temp. (ºC)
Lake area
(km2)
Chl a
(µg L-1)
Color mg
(Pt L-1)
Conductivity
µS (cm-1)
Total N
(µg L-1)
Total P
(µg L-1)
Vantaanjoki 4.6
(0.3–15.0)
16.9
(14.5–18)
0.056
(0.006–0.40)
13.0
(0.4–72.0)
106.8
(40.0–300.0)
56.4
(16.0–226.0)
695.5
(363.0–1460.0)
28.5
(7.0–98.9)
Karjaanjoki 3.7
(1.0–8.5)
23.2
(21.2–25.1)
0.067
(0.01–0.31)
11.3
(0.8–58.9)
96.3
(15.0–225.0)
51.0
(21.8–80.8)
746.8
(364.0–1940.0)
27.2
(10.0–146.0)
Kokemäenjoki 6.0
(2.0–11.0)
19.5
(17.5–21.3)
0.048
(0.002–0.14)
19.3
(1.7–120.0)
139.8
(5.0–200.0)
32.1
(9.8–50.7)
458.4
(146.0–887.0)
23.8
(7.5–89.1)
Upper Kymijoki 4.2
(2.0–13.0)
19.2
(16.5–22)
0.035
(0.001- 0.106)
12.6
(1.0–43.0)
109.3
(20.0–200.0)
33.6
(16.0–58.0)
504.8
(266.0–786.0)
22.2
(6.8–53.4)
Koutajoki 6.5
(0.4–22.0)
13.9
(12.3–15.5)
0.048
(0.002- 0.289)
1.7
(0.1–9.8)
32.5
(5.0–170.0)
61.0
(5.3–137.6)
469.7
(209.0–944.0)
8.6
(5.6–15.0)

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