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Table 2 Ratios of element accumulations between Ps, Sp and Hc

From: Moss species-specific accumulation of atmospheric deposition?

  MMD 1990 MMD 1995 MMD 2000 Averages
Ps/Sp Ps/Hc Sp/Hc Ps/Sp Ps/Hc Sp/Hc Ps/Sp Ps/Hc Sp/Hc Ps/Sp Ps/Hc Sp/Hc
Standard elements  
 As 0.89 0.76 0.85 0.87 0.65 0.74 1.07 0.65 0.61 0.94 0.69 0.73
 Cd 0.81 0.70 0.86 0.88 0.81 0.93 0.86 0.75 0.86 0.85 0.75 0.88
 Cr 0.98 1.14 1.17 0.95 0.75 0.79 1.01 0.79 0.78 0.98 0.90 0.91
 Cu 1.03 0.93 0.90 0.84 1.05 1.25 0.90 0.91 1.01 0.92 0.96 1.05
 Fe 0.75 1.07 1.43 0.87 0.71 0.82 0.96 0.68 0.71 0.86 0.82 0.98
 Ni 0.91 0.75 0.82 1.01 0.61 0.60 1.02 0.55 0.54 0.98 0.63 0.65
 Pb 1.15 0.89 0.78 1.19 0.68 0.57 1.21 0.65 0.53 1.19 0.74 0.63
 Ti 1.00 1.33 1.33 0.86 0.72 0.84 1.05 0.65 0.62 0.97 0.90 0.93
 V 1.04 1.04 1.00 1.11 0.74 0.67 1.12 0.69 0.62 1.09 0.82 0.76
 Zn 0.80 0.97 1.22 0.75 1.10 1.47 0.77 0.98 1.28 0.77 1.02 1.32
 Hg     0.89 0.80 0.90 0.95 0.67 0.70 0.92 0.73 0.80
 Sb     1.30 0.99 0.76 1.55 1.00 0.65 1.42 0.99 0.70
Additional elements  
 Al     0.89 0.65 0.72 1.06 0.65 0.61 0.98 0.65 0.67
 Ba     0.85 0.52 0.61 0.75 0.42 0.56 0.80 0.47 0.58
 Ca     0.77 0.66 0.85 0.79 0.62 0.78 0.78 0.64 0.82
 K     0.71 1.37 1.92 0.72 1.16 1.61 0.71 1.26 1.77
 Mg     0.75 0.96 1.28 0.76 0.82 1.08 0.75 0.89 1.18
 Mn     0.98 1.27 1.30 1.06 1.21 1.14 1.02 1.24 1.22
 Well     0.56 1.58 2.81 0.47 1.29 2.73 0.52 1.43 2.77
 Sr     0.72 0.63 0.88 0.76 0.61 0.80 0.74 0.62 0.84
  1. This table shows the ratios of the nationwide medians of Ps, Sp and Hc from all three monitoring campaigns. The quotients marked in red are not based on any significant differences between the moss species at the 5 % level. The Mann–Whitney U-test was used for significance testing