Table 2

Factor loadings of Principal Components.

PC1

PC2

PC3


Eigenvalue

2.37

1.44

1.09

Variance explained

33.88

20.51

15.50

cumulative Variance

33.88

54.39

69.89


Canopy cover

-0.11

-0.09

0.96

Canopy height

-0.69

0.02

0.24

Vegetation density 0 – 0.5 m

0.80

-0.23

-0.05

Vegetation density 0.5 – 1.5 m

0.87

0.12

-0.03

Vegetation density 1.5 – 3 m

0.69

0.42

0.17

Amount of Bamboo

0.03

0.75

0.08

Amount of horizontal structures

-0.02

0.78

-0.28


Eigenvalues, variance explained and correlations (factor loadings) between the three principal components and vegetation characteristics.

Püttker et al. BMC Ecology 2008 8:9   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-8-9

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