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Table 2.

Snow and slush (when present) properties, averaged ± 1 standard deviation, over the entire thickness at the stations sampled. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2021.00004.t2

SampleStationSalinityTotal Alkalinity (µmol kg–1)Dissolved Inorganic Carbon (µmol kg–1)δ18O (‰)
Snow FYI-1 0.1 ± 0.3 (n = 8) NAa NAa –26.7 ± 3.1 (n = 8) 
FYI-2 0.0 ± 0.0 (n = 5) 71 ± 5 (n = 5) 46 ± 5 (n = 5) –26.6 ± 2.7 (n = 5) 
MYI-1 0.0 ± 0.0 (n = 9) 73 ± 8 (n = 9) 46 ± 3 (n = 9) –24.5 ± 2.9 (n = 9) 
Slush FYI-1 30.9 2,259 2,167 –15.0 
FYI-2 12 799 746 –14.5 
FYI-6 15.5 1,095 1,053 –18.3 
FYI-8 15.5 1,137 1,082 –15.3 
MYI-1 6.6 561 542 –14.6 
SampleStationSalinityTotal Alkalinity (µmol kg–1)Dissolved Inorganic Carbon (µmol kg–1)δ18O (‰)
Snow FYI-1 0.1 ± 0.3 (n = 8) NAa NAa –26.7 ± 3.1 (n = 8) 
FYI-2 0.0 ± 0.0 (n = 5) 71 ± 5 (n = 5) 46 ± 5 (n = 5) –26.6 ± 2.7 (n = 5) 
MYI-1 0.0 ± 0.0 (n = 9) 73 ± 8 (n = 9) 46 ± 3 (n = 9) –24.5 ± 2.9 (n = 9) 
Slush FYI-1 30.9 2,259 2,167 –15.0 
FYI-2 12 799 746 –14.5 
FYI-6 15.5 1,095 1,053 –18.3 
FYI-8 15.5 1,137 1,082 –15.3 
MYI-1 6.6 561 542 –14.6 

FYI = first-year sea ice; MYI = multiyear sea ice.

aParameters are not analyzed.

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