Journal of Marine Sciences / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Spatial Distributions of Picoplankton and Viruses in the Changjiang Estuary and Its Adjacent Sea Area during Summer

Table 1

List of the measured environmental parameters in the Changjiang estuary and its adjacent sea area in June 2006.

ParameterSection ISection IISection IIITotal station

Number of sample39451596
Salinity (psu)
 Range0.00–33.9214.86–34.4229.79–34.130.00–34.42
 Mean ± SD 2 0 . 4 9 ± 1 4 . 0 9 3 0 . 1 3 ± 4 . 4 1 3 2 . 4 1 ± 1 . 5 8 2 6 . 6 2 ± 1 0 . 6 9
 CV69%15%5%40%
Turbidity (FTU)
 Range0.07–122.130.45–122.130.00–32.430.00–122.13
 Mean ± SD 5 7 . 8 4 ± 5 7 . 0 9 2 2 . 7 7 ± 2 7 . 9 7 3 . 6 8 ± 8 . 2 9 3 1 . 7 8 ± 4 4 . 7 7
 CV99%123%225%141%
Nitrate (μg L−1)
 Range11.89–1645.3619.47–342.0411.41–128.9311.41–1645.36
 Mean ± SD 4 9 3 . 4 3 ± 5 0 3 . 6 5 1 6 2 . 7 3 ± 8 4 . 1 0 4 5 . 6 5 ± 3 8 . 1 8 2 7 5 . 0 6 ± 3 7 2 . 3 5
 CV103%52%84%135%
Nitrite (μg L−1)
 Range0.11–34.440.95–12.690.11–11.550.11–34.44
 Mean ± SD 5 . 7 0 ± 6 . 8 6 4 . 9 0 ± 2 . 6 4 3 . 3 1 ± 3 . 2 1 5 . 1 1 ± 5 . 4 8
 CV120%54%97%107%
Ammonia (μg L−1)
 Range3.62–63.9326.31–130.2217.97–123.743.62–130.22
 Mean ± SD 3 9 . 2 3 ± 1 7 . 2 8 5 5 . 0 9 ± 1 7 . 8 3 5 6 . 2 0 ± 2 5 . 6 9 5 0 . 0 1 ± 2 0 . 3 7
 CV44%32%46%41%
Phosphate (μg L−1)
 Range2.53–43.572.21–30.960.98–12.450.98–43.57
 Mean ± SD 1 7 . 9 0 ± 1 1 . 9 1 1 3 . 2 8 ± 7 . 0 6 5 . 3 4 ± 3 . 1 4 1 3 . 6 3 ± 1 0 . 2 0
 CV67%53%59%75%
Silicate (μg L−1)
 Range55.22–3027.20157.57–1144.3733.43–243.7633.43–3027.20
 Mean ± SD 9 3 6 . 8 3 ± 8 9 8 . 1 2 4 0 5 . 3 6 ± 1 9 5 . 5 3 1 5 1 . 6 9 ± 6 9 . 8 3 5 7 6 . 2 9 ± 6 5 9 . 6 6
 CV96%48%46%114%

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