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Table 3 ANOVA results for stream nutrients and environmental variables taken in 2011 and 2012. Bold values indicate significance at α = 0.05

From: Fire and Floods: The Recovery of Headwater Stream Systems Following High-Severity Wildfire

  Burned mean Unburned mean Burned SE Unburned SE F ratio P-value
Chloride (mg L−1) 0.49 0.82 0.12 0.10 4.75 0.04
Nitrate (mg L−1) 0.08 0.16 0.03 0.02 4.94 0.04
O-Phosphate (mg L−1) 0.08 0.12 0.01 0.01 4.71 0.05
Sulfate (mg L−1) 1.68 5.37 1.59 1.30 4.91 0.04
Sodium (mg L−1) 1.77 2.00 0.14 0.11 1.70 0.20
Potassium (mg L−1) 1.33 1.85 0.15 0.12 7.13 0.01
Magnesium (mg L−1) 17.61 27.55 2.88 2.35 7.13 0.01
Calcium (mg L−1) 130.59 116.37 6.22 5.10 3.14 0.09
Chlorophyll a (µg L−1) 446.48 517.55 86.21 70.39 0.41 0.53
Canopy cover (%) 62.56 87.07 3.61 2.94 20.94 0.0007
Flow (m3 sec−1) 0.41 2.15 0.32 0.26 17.77 0.0003