Sea Ice Melt Ponds: Core Temp, Salinity, and Isotope Data
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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Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -156.54417, Maximum (East) Longitude: -156.507
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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 01 Oct 2023.
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