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Sea Ice Melt Ponds: Core Temp, Salinity, and Isotope Data

Summary

Cores used for salinity and isotope measurements were cut into 5 cm or 10 cm sections (indicated in data profiles) with a handsaw and bagged immediately after extraction to minimize brine drainage. Temperatures were measured out of direct sunlight at the center of a second adjacent core by inserting a temperature probe into holes drilled into the core within a few minutes of extraction. Samples collected for salinity and isotope measurement were melted in double sealed bags at room temperature.

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  • 1.0 (2012-12-23)
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Language English
Grant Code 1020841
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  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-06-09 00:00:00
End datetime 2010-06-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 71.37114, Minimum (South) Latitude: 71.37078
Minimum (West) Longitude: -156.54417, Maximum (East) Longitude: -156.507

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Chris Polashenski <chris.polashenski@gmail.com>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Polashenski, C., et al. 2012. Sea Ice Melt Ponds: Core Temp, Salinity, and Isotope Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6PC30GB. Accessed 21 Nov 2019.

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