Ecological Archives E089-196-A5

Bernat Hereu, Mikel Zabala, and Enric Sala. 2008. Multiple controls of community structure and dynamics in a sublittoral marine environment. Ecology 89:3423–3435.

Appendix E. Monthly average data of nutrient concentration and temperature, and estimated irradiance at 5 m depth at Medes Islands Marine Reserve during the study period.

TABLE E1. Monthly average data of nutrient concentration (μmols/l) and temperature (ºC), and estimated irradiance at 5 m depth (cal g/cm2 day) at Medes Islands Marine Reserve during the study period (courtesy of J. Pascual).


 

Month

NO3

NO2

PO4

Temp

Irr


1998

Jan

0.934

0.536

0.04

12.5

5.32

 

Feb

1.065

0.465

0.058

12.35

7.77

 

Mar

0.311

0.189

0.144

13.11

15.65

 

Apr

0.685

0.284

0.141

13.52

17.64

 

May

1.565

0.135

0.131

16.74

27.83

 

Jun

0.803

0.147

0.097

20.17

26.89

 

Jul

0.198

0.102

0.15

22.22

29.94

 

Aug

0.483

0.087

0.144

23.75

29.73

 

Sep

0.416

0.134

0.147

19.41

21.97

 

Oct

0.14

0.37

0.088

17.87

11.56

 

Nov

0.452

0.378

0.265

15.97

4.4

 

Dec

2.634

0.466

0.1

13.83

4.29


1999

Jan

1.126

0.273

0.123

12.81

8.51

 

Feb

1.554

0.436

0.063

12.23

11.38

 

Mar

1.052

0.324

0.074

12.69

13.43

 

Apr

0.559

0.158

0.101

13.54

20.52

 

May

0.25

0.243

0.125

16.99

25.38

 

Jun

0.051

0.311

0.093

19.37

26.15

 

Jul

0.189

0.15

0.084

21.99

28.62

 

Aug

0.124

0.013

0.095

23.26

28.01

 

Sep

0.343

0.128

0.102

22.90

17.41

 

Oct

0.377

0.113

0.16

20.06

6.51

 

Nov

0.411

0.222

0.369

17.13

3.57

 

Dec

1.125

0.306

0.231

14.22

3.53


2000

Jan

     

12.88

7.45

 

Feb

0.82

0.305

0.065

12.66

9.59

 

Mar

     

12.80

14.24

 

Apr

     

13.48

18.43

 

May

0.928

0.236

0.133

16.77

27.98

 

Jun

     

19.62

28.14

 

Jul

     

21.19

26.98

 

Aug

0.426

0.069

0.114

21.88

28.28

 

Sep

     

22.08

21.42

 

Oct

     

18.34

8.30

 

Nov

1.02

0.252

0.133

16.92

3.74

 

Dec

     

14.64

3.93



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