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Table 2.

Date and sampling area, mean values with standard deviation (STD) for temperature and salinity, and ice thickness from MOSAiC ice cores collected in late August through September 2020

Temperature (°C)Salinity
DateAreaaMeanSTDMeanSTDCore Length (cm)
Main ice floe CO3 
 Aug 29 Strength area −0.40 0.34 1.28 0.96 125 
 Aug 31 Main area −0.51 0.45 2.10 1.21 148 
 Sep 7 Main area −0.82 0.42 2.07 0.98 151 
 Sep 10 Strength area −1.39 0.68 1.46 1.16 135 
 Sep 14 Main area −0.60 0.43 1.67 1.48 162 
 Sep 17 Strength area −1.35 0.54 – – 141 
Departing ice floe 
 Sep 24 Ice station, second-year ice −0.94 1.24 1.03 0.50 55 
 Sep 24 Ice station, young ice −1.48 0.31 2.28 2.54 28 
 Sep 26 Ice station, second-year ice −1.35 1.08 1.90 1.16 70 
 Sep 30 Ice station, second-year ice −2.02 1.06 3.04 1.45 50 
Temperature (°C)Salinity
DateAreaaMeanSTDMeanSTDCore Length (cm)
Main ice floe CO3 
 Aug 29 Strength area −0.40 0.34 1.28 0.96 125 
 Aug 31 Main area −0.51 0.45 2.10 1.21 148 
 Sep 7 Main area −0.82 0.42 2.07 0.98 151 
 Sep 10 Strength area −1.39 0.68 1.46 1.16 135 
 Sep 14 Main area −0.60 0.43 1.67 1.48 162 
 Sep 17 Strength area −1.35 0.54 – – 141 
Departing ice floe 
 Sep 24 Ice station, second-year ice −0.94 1.24 1.03 0.50 55 
 Sep 24 Ice station, young ice −1.48 0.31 2.28 2.54 28 
 Sep 26 Ice station, second-year ice −1.35 1.08 1.90 1.16 70 
 Sep 30 Ice station, second-year ice −2.02 1.06 3.04 1.45 50 

aMore details about the area can be found in Nicolaus et al. (2022).

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