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Table 2 Correlation comparison of physicochemical factors in Buk (BC) and Hangae (HG) streams of Gangwon-do, Korea, from May to November 2011

From: A study of low-temperature and mountain epilithic diatom community in mountain stream at the Han River system, Korea

  WT DO pH EC Tur. Chl.a BOD5 TN TP Altitude Velocity
WT 1.00 −0.29** 0.57** 0.15 0.51** 0.44** 0.44** 0.03 0.49** −0.64** −0.51**
DO   1.00 0.20 0.19 0.14 0.07 0.04 0.07 0.00 −0.28* −.024*
pH    1.00 0.46** 0.44** 0.43** 0.35** 0.15 0.41** −0.66** −0.62**
Con.     1.00 0.07 0.00 0.09 0.40** 0.03 −0.40** −0.36**
Tur.      1.00 0.82** 0.57** 0.35** 0.55** −0.39** −0.41**
Chl.a       1.00 0.45** 0.21 0.56** −0.38** −0.44**
BOD5        1.00 0.09 0.40** −0.38** −0.30**
TN         1.00 −0.02 −0.02 −0.16
TP          1.00 −0.55** −0.60**
Altitude           1.00 0.73**
Velocity            1.00
  1. WT water temperature, DO dissolved oxygen, EC electric conductivity, Tur. turbidity, TN total nitrogen, TP total phosphorus
  2. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, n = 80