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Correlation between lake trout growth and air temperature

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Spearman correlations between the lake trout master chronology and monthly mean air temperature and degree days from Bettles, AK. Degree days were calculated only for the months of April through October. Asterisk denotes significance at the p \ 0.01 level. Inset The relationship between the lake trout master chronology and mean August air temperature at Bettles, AK. r 2 = 0.32 (p = 0.005). There was no significant autocorrelation in the residuals; DW = 2.39 (p = 0.19). b Lake trout master chronology and August air temperature. Both time series are normalized to a mean of 0 and standard deviation of 1


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