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Table 2 Surface mineral soil carbon and nitrogen content from unburned (CBI = 0) and severely burned (CBI > 2) forest sites in 2015 near Tanana Alaska

From: Ecosystem carbon emissions from 2015 forest fires in interior Alaska

  C (% sample dry weight) N (% sample dry weight) C/N ratio
Mean CBI = 0 12.56 0.64 19.21
Mean CBI > 2 4.38 0.27 15.39
2SE CBI = 0 4.76 0.25 1.85
2SE CBI > 2 1.88 0.11 1.15
Min CBI = 0 1.14 0.15 7.60
Min CBI > 2 0.90 0.09 10.00
Max CBI = 0 37.74 1.93 25.06
Max CBI > 2 18.45 1.08 18.38
K–S test p < 0.01 < 0.05 < 0.01
  1. 2SE indicate two standard errors of the mean