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Research Article

Assessment of Near-Bottom Water Quality of Southwestern Coast of Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia: A Multivariate Statistical Approach

Table 3

Correlation matrix (p value ≤ 0.05) of the in situ and ex situ parameters collected from the 11 sampling stations. Chl-a was excluded from the table as it was not significantly correlated (p value > 0.05) with other parameters.

ParameterSalinityTemp.pHDOTurbidityTransparencyTSSBOD5TPIPOPTN-N-N-NON

Salinity−.839−.634−.733+.603−.778−.607−.655−.609−.741−.675
Temp.+.652+.684+.844+.606
pH−.839+.652+.778+.749+.798+.849+.799+.611+.854+.823+.697
DO−.634+.778+.887+.790+.678+.629+.702+.698
Turbidity−.733+.684+.749+.931+.729
Transparency+.603−.678
TSS−.778+.844+.798+.931+.740
BOD5+.606+.849+.887+.729+.740+.795+.629+.677+.796
TP+.984
IP−.607−.678+.684+.670+.735+.617
OP+.984
TN−.655+.799+.790+.795+.684+.843+.725+.939+.929
−N−.609+.611+.678+.629+.843+.775+.691
−N−.741+.854+.629+.670+.725+.833
−N−.675+.823+.702+.677+.735+.939+.775+.833+.784
ON+.697+.698+.796+.617+.929+.691+.784