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Table 1 Covariance matrix for twenty geochemical variables plus three diversity metrics across twenty two metagenomic sample sites within Yellowstone National Park

From: Merging metagenomics and geochemistry reveals environmental controls on biological diversity and evolution

  T pH Na K Ca Al Fe Mg Cl NH4 SO4 NO3 P Si B As Zn Mn S2- O2 Genera EC Clusters
T 1.00 −0.35 0.16 0.10 −0.26 0.17 0.02 −0.23 0.25 0.16 0.08 0.27 −0.32 0.36 0.22 0.14 0.24 0.12 −0.06 −0.41 −0.59 −0.57 −0.37
pH −0.35 1.00 0.36 −0.10 −0.02 −0.61 −0.60 −0.05 −0.26 −0.01 −0.26 0.35 0.01 −0.21 −0.02 −0.03 −0.62 −0.33 0.05 0.48 0.71 0.62 0.63
Na 0.16 0.36 1.00 −0.06 −0.45 −0.31 −0.42 −0.49 0.65 −0.35 −0.69 0.47 −0.48 0.65 0.12 0.19 −0.05 −0.43 −0.51 0.18 0.18 0.35 0.50
K 0.10 −0.10 −0.06 1.00 0.30 −0.14 −0.12 0.30 0.28 0.06 0.16 −0.34 0.00 −0.19 0.75 0.55 0.04 −0.14 0.42 −0.26 −0.41 −0.29 −0.36
Ca −0.26 −0.02 −0.45 0.30 1.00 −0.12 −0.10 0.99 −0.19 −0.09 0.40 −0.29 0.55 −0.64 −0.10 0.00 −0.14 −0.14 0.63 −0.25 0.07 −0.12 −0.16
Al 0.17 −0.61 −0.31 −0.14 −0.12 1.00 0.93 −0.06 −0.21 −0.09 0.26 −0.17 −0.15 0.22 −0.13 −0.16 0.38 0.19 −0.21 −0.15 −0.38 −0.27 −0.37
Fe 0.02 −0.60 −0.42 −0.12 −0.10 0.93 1.00 −0.05 −0.32 −0.08 0.25 −0.27 0.05 0.10 −0.13 −0.16 0.33 0.31 −0.20 −0.17 −0.31 −0.21 −0.33
Mg −0.23 −0.05 −0.49 0.30 0.99 −0.06 −0.05 1.00 −0.23 −0.02 0.49 −0.27 0.52 −0.65 −0.11 −0.03 −0.13 −0.15 0.68 −0.28 0.05 −0.14 −0.18
Cl 0.25 −0.26 0.65 0.28 −0.19 −0.21 −0.32 −0.23 1.00 −0.29 −0.45 0.01 −0.40 0.65 0.25 0.30 0.40 −0.35 −0.27 −0.08 −0.33 −0.14 −0.03
NH4 0.16 −0.01 −0.35 0.06 −0.09 −0.09 −0.08 −0.02 −0.29 1.00 0.77 0.30 0.07 −0.19 0.30 0.20 −0.13 −0.08 0.57 −0.19 −0.01 −0.03 −0.01
SO4 0.08 −0.26 −0.69 0.16 0.40 0.26 0.25 0.49 −0.45 0.77 1.00 0.02 0.27 −0.44 0.09 −0.01 −0.01 −0.07 0.79 −0.36 −0.12 −0.21 −0.27
NO3 0.27 0.35 0.47 −0.34 −0.29 −0.17 −0.27 −0.27 0.01 0.30 0.02 1.00 −0.21 0.29 −0.10 −0.12 −0.36 −0.33 0.00 −0.01 0.36 0.44 0.50
P −0.32 0.01 −0.48 0.00 0.55 −0.15 0.05 0.52 −0.40 0.07 0.27 −0.21 1.00 −0.60 −0.18 −0.11 −0.20 0.12 0.41 −0.24 0.23 0.06 0.04
Si 0.36 −0.21 0.65 −0.19 −0.64 0.22 0.10 −0.65 0.65 −0.19 −0.44 0.29 −0.60 1.00 0.12 0.16 0.33 −0.23 −0.59 0.15 −0.20 0.04 0.13
B 0.22 −0.02 0.12 0.75 −0.10 −0.13 −0.13 −0.11 0.25 0.30 0.09 −0.10 −0.18 0.12 1.00 0.89 −0.06 −0.05 0.15 −0.22 −0.39 −0.21 −0.21
As 0.14 −0.03 0.19 0.55 0.00 −0.16 −0.16 −0.03 0.30 0.20 −0.01 −0.12 −0.11 0.16 0.89 1.00 −0.11 −0.06 −0.02 −0.14 −0.28 −0.15 −0.07
Zn 0.24 −0.62 −0.05 0.04 −0.14 0.38 0.33 −0.13 0.40 −0.13 −0.01 −0.36 −0.20 0.33 −0.06 −0.11 1.00 0.07 −0.16 −0.20 −0.54 −0.38 −0.36
Mn 0.12 −0.33 −0.43 −0.14 −0.14 0.19 0.31 −0.15 −0.35 −0.08 −0.07 −0.33 0.12 −0.23 −0.05 −0.06 0.07 1.00 −0.23 −0.16 −0.27 −0.36 −0.34
S2 −0.06 0.05 −0.51 0.42 0.63 −0.21 −0.20 0.68 −0.27 0.57 0.79 0.00 0.41 −0.59 0.15 −0.02 −0.16 −0.23 1.00 −0.35 0.09 −0.04 −0.10
O2 −0.41 0.48 0.18 −0.26 −0.25 −0.15 −0.17 −0.28 −0.08 −0.19 −0.36 −0.01 −0.24 0.15 −0.22 −0.14 −0.20 −0.16 −0.35 1.00 0.46 0.48 0.42
Genera −0.59 0.71 0.18 −0.41 0.07 −0.38 −0.31 0.05 −0.33 −0.01 −0.12 0.36 0.23 −0.20 −0.39 −0.28 −0.54 −0.27 0.09 0.46 1.00 0.91 0.87
EC −0.57 0.62 0.35 −0.29 −0.12 −0.27 −0.21 −0.14 −0.14 −0.03 −0.21 0.44 0.06 0.04 −0.21 −0.15 −0.38 −0.36 −0.04 0.48 0.91 1.00 0.92
Clusters −0.37 0.63 0.50 −0.36 −0.16 −0.37 −0.33 −0.18 −0.03 −0.01 −0.27 0.50 0.04 0.13 −0.21 −0.07 −0.36 −0.34 −0.10 0.42 0.87 0.92 1.00
  1. Covariance between 0.5 and 1 are shaded black and anti-covariance between −1 and −0.5 are shaded grey.