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Jon D. Witman, Robert W. Lamb, Jarrett E. K. Byrnes. 2015. Towards an integration of scale and complexity in marine ecology. Ecological Monographs 85:475–504. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-2265.1

Appendix H. Results of factorial significance tests between habitat types and journal of publication for all metrics analyzed.

Table H1. Chi-square likelihood ratio test results using type-II model regression for comparisons of seven metrics of experimental complexity between different habitat types (coral reefs, rocky intertidal, mangrove roots, and rocky subtidal) and journals (ESA and JEMBE). p < 0.05 considered significant.

LR Chisq.

df

Pr. Chisq.

Duration

GLM family:  gamma; link:  log

Habitat

14.782

3

0.002

Journal

2.152

1

0.142

Habitat × Journal

3.806

3

0.283

Spatial Grain

GLM family:  gamma; link:  log

Habitat

4.425

3

0.219

Journal

4.785

1

0.029

Habitat × Journal

6.283

3

0.099

Spatial Extent

GLM family:  gamma; link:  log

Habitat

8.955

3

0.030

Journal

1.245

1

0.265

Habitat × Journal

12.881

3

0.005

Global Spatial Extent

GLM family:  gamma; link:  log

Habitat

7.950

3

0.050

Journal

8.830

1

0.003

Habitat × Journal

12.220

2

0.002

Species #

GLM family:  negative binomial; link:  log

Habitat

40.006

3

<.001

Journal

0.787

1

0.375

Habitat × Journal

11.009

3

0.012

 

 

 

 

Factors

GLM family: quasupoissson; link: log

 

 

Habitat

5.998

3

0.112

Journal

1.874

1

0.171

Habitat × Journal

0.787

3

0.853

Treatment Combinations

GLM family:  gamma; link:  log

Habitat

4.582

3

0.205

Journal

0.163

1

0.686

Habitat × Journal

9.236

3

0.026


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