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Table 3 Correlation coefficients (Spearman) for the relationship between nitrogen content in moss samples and the selected descriptor set

From: Correlating elements content in mosses collected in 2015 across Germany with spatially associated characteristics of sampling sites and their surroundings

Descriptors N
N_15 0.11*
N_dry_ox15 − 0.19**
N_wet_ox15 0.27**
N_tot_ox15 0.13*
N_wet_red15 0.17**
N_tot_red15 0.11*
LE_all_NH4 0.21**
LE_all_N 0.28**
LE_all_NH4 0.30**
LE_dryall_N 0.24**
LE_dryall_NH4 0.26**
LE_occultall_N − 0.22**
LE_occultall_NH4 − 0.21**
LE_occultall_NO3 − 0.24**
LE_wet_N 0.31**
LE_wet_NH4 0.32**
LE_wet_NO3 0.20**
pre1315_gk − 0.13*
pre90 days − 0.17**
SlopeGradient − 0.19**
elev_eu_gk − 0.34**
DistTreeCrownsAverage − 0.40**
DistTreeCrownsMin − 0.38**
DistTreeCrownsMax − 0.39**
DistShrubsAverage − 0.18**
DistShrubsMax − 0.24**
TsLayerHeightAverage 0.30**
TsLayerHeightMin 0.20**
TsLayerHeightMax 0.17**
ShrubCoverage − 0.12*
LAI 0.16**
agr1 0.22**
agr5 0.26**
agr10 0.26**
agr25 0.24**
agr50 0.24**
agr75 0.20**
agr100 0.18**
agr150 0.15**
for1 − 0.17**
for5 − 0.26**
for10 − 0.29**
for25 − 0.31**
for50 − 0.35**
for75 − 0.34**
for100 − 0.34**
for150 − 0.37**
for200 − 0.41**
For250 − 0.40**
for300 − 0.39**
SDistPloughedAgriculturalFields − 0.13*
SDistUnsealedRoads 0.18**
SDistFederalRoads 0.16*
SDistRailroadTracks − 0.17*
SDistConstructionSites − 0.94*
CDistSea − 0.28**
pegwind_1 0.34**
pegwind_2 0.34**
pegwind_5 0.35**
  1. Significance codes: * = 0.05; ** = 0.01