Table 1.

Concentration of all elements in the three size fractions. Highlighted are maximum P concentrations per site (bold) and corresponding maximum concentrations of the other elements (italic).

Stream pointFirst fraction (1 kDa [0.66 nm]–20 nm)Second fraction (>20–60 nm)Third fraction (>60 nm)
OCAlSiPMnFeOCAlSiPMnFeOCAlSiPMnFe
mg L−1μg L−1mg L−1μg L−1mg L−1μg L−1
Wüstebach
10.570.240.030.530.0626.320.410.690.192.310.1064.381.440.955.324.550.1379.45
21.580.860.561.240.0895.001.853.195.118.850.21291.793.562.259.548.640.19213.16
31.281.110.731.330.0685.240.600.851.012.730.1777.830.810.828.063.250.2595.64
40.991.080.470.900.0842.960.381.480.842.840.3375.560.731.6310.274.110.6291.39
54.425.142.285.010.24138.930.941.813.736.301.20148.800.961.1617.306.341.39107.92
60.040.020.100.390.010.140.000.020.000.790.010.150.090.130.002.350.021.35
70.690.670.200.560.0413.980.240.970.301.900.1733.900.471.6819.243.380.5750.43
Vessertal
10.000.000.400.440.010.000.000.000.210.480.000.000.070.020.941.350.000.13
20.030.000.500.460.010.000.000.000.290.490.000.000.050.010.900.810.000.04
30.000.010.450.510.010.020.000.000.180.530.000.020.040.041.460.800.000.20
40.130.050.450.710.010.260.000.020.230.820.010.140.060.041.061.750.010.30
50.130.070.230.740.010.580.000.040.260.780.020.580.070.061.991.310.040.83
Mitterfels
14.982.991.611.620.2028.450.752.092.992.560.1923.790.300.467.192.390.088.37
24.172.941.021.490.1326.470.531.901.572.150.1520.270.220.446.312.530.098.17
310.386.733.594.450.6293.901.215.1212.206.230.9590.600.612.9623.585.740.4172.21
43.193.042.411.350.1923.070.451.993.602.590.2321.660.302.4248.672.590.2223.02
54.494.572.591.860.2432.900.553.285.523.490.3432.970.322.2639.303.010.2527.55
63.355.362.551.690.1232.510.533.465.602.950.3832.820.361.5614.862.230.6528.99
73.284.432.081.350.0527.790.482.373.742.250.1322.140.352.0130.382.160.2521.58
81.852.741.060.970.0617.780.291.941.771.830.2518.460.251.7119.892.450.5328.30
Conventwald
10.050.377.500.540.091.980.000.000.000.610.080.610.2315.77346.4313.555.63102.26
20.220.090.310.740.010.510.000.030.050.820.010.270.050.113.242.250.020.77
30.060.010.500.260.010.100.000.010.230.260.000.030.040.041.370.190.010.29
40.070.030.450.450.010.160.000.010.170.530.000.050.050.061.941.370.020.37
50.050.030.390.230.000.390.000.080.351.000.042.110.050.214.082.040.093.61
Leirelva
10.700.040.190.390.062.340.090.040.000.570.051.430.350.000.750.770.061.00
21.240.050.000.580.063.870.110.030.000.810.053.040.310.024.881.160.103.06
30.680.040.070.230.072.910.070.040.020.360.062.160.310.010.040.470.051.28
40.610.030.500.370.072.840.050.020.050.410.061.820.270.010.530.740.061.26
Sum49.2342.7433.2231.392.61701.409.5331.4850.2158.245.19967.3812.7238.84629.5284.2811.74972.93
Avg.§1.701.471.151.080.0924.190.331.091.732.010.1833.360.441.3421.712.910.4033.55
  • OC, organic carbon.

  • Sum indicates the concentration sum of the corresponding column.

  • § Average is the sum concentration divided by 29 samples.