TABLE 1

Biodiversity measurements for each full-scale wastewater treatment plant community

Biodiversity measurementaValue for full-scale wastewater treatment plant
DOM1DOM2DOM3DOM4DOM5IND1IND2IND3IND4IND5
Observed taxonomic richness9068211,0575351,014474592680481230
Chao1 extrapolated taxonomic richness2,0201,7292,7031,1352,6301,0641,3441,5961,185487
ACE extrapolated taxonomic richness1,3521,2091,7597741,6806708571,058754327
Shannon taxonomic diversity (H1)b4013495291374211081471087522
Shannon taxonomic evenness (H1/H0)b0.4420.4260.5010.2560.4150.2280.2480.1590.1560.097
Observed functional richness9849921,005883957909939914908904
Chao1 extrapolated functional richness1,0101,0441,0479351,006952986981961953
ACE extrapolated functional richness9941,0101,019900973923954932923920
  • a All biodiversity measurements are the average values from 1,000 independently rarefied 16S rRNA or mRNA sequence read data sets.

  • b Shannon taxonomic diversity and Shannon taxonomic evenness are reported in terms of the Hill numbers H1 and H0 (31).