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Table 2 Inter-flume comparison

From: A multi-disciplinarily designed mesocosm to address the complex flow-sediment-ecology tripartite relationship on the microscale

Flume Carbohydrates (μg gDW −1 ) Proteins (μg gDW −1 ) Chlorophyll a (μg gDW −1 ) Bacterial cells (10 7 gDW −1 ) Surface adhesiveness (mA)
1 23.1 ± 9.9 2.0 ± 1.7 1.1 ± 1.0 2.2 ± 1.7 630 ± 107
2 26.5 ± 11.2 2.7 ± 1.2 1.0 ± 1.0 1.9 ± 1.7 600 ± 96
3 25.5 ± 8.2 3.1 ± 1.6 1.4 ± 1.5 1.9 ± 1.0 558 ± 91
4 31.0 ± 16.5 2.5 ± 2.0 1.6 ± 2.1 2.0 ± 1.4 623 ± 132
5 32.7 ± 18.0 3.4 ± 3.0 2.1 ± 2.5 1.5 ± 0.9 623 ± 88
  1. Mean values of EPS (carbohydrates and protein) and chlorophyll a contents (n = 120), bacterial cell counts (n = 40) and surface adhesiveness (n = 135) over all measuring dates of the experiment within all five flumes (with STDev).