Ecological Archives A017-049-A2

Daniel M. Kashian, William H. Romme, and Claudia M. Regan. 2007. Reconciling divergent interpretations of quaking aspen decline on the northern Colorado Front Range. Ecological Applications 17:1296–1311.

Appendix B (Table B1). Standardized canonical coefficients of the first three canonical variates using five independent variables of quaking aspen stand structure.

 

CV 1

CV 2

CV 3

Eigenvalue

3.113

1.333

0.313

% variance explained

63.4

27.1

6.4

 

 

 

 

 

Correlation coefficients

 

 

 

 

Elevation (m)

0.872

0.271

0.171

Conifer regeneration (stems/ ha )

-0.083

0.360

-0.683

Aspen regeneration (stems/ha )

0.518

0.772

-0.359

Bark browse (% of trees)

-0.522

-0.452

0.236

Regeneration browse (% of trees)

-0.631

-0.200

0.413



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