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Table C1

Statistics on certain ratios of floe properties. In the table, A, P, d, dmax and dmin is floe area, perimeter, mean caliper diameter, maximum and minimum caliper diameters, respectively. R is the correlation coefficient. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.232.c1

Aa/d2Pb/d cA/P2dmaxd/dmineData source

 
π/4 = 0.785 π = 3.14 (4π)–1 = 0.080 Disc 
0.0625 Squaref 
0.66 ± 0.05 3.17 ± 0.04 0.080 ± 0.065 1g Rothrock and Thorndike, 1984, Aerial photographs, August, 1978, Beaufort Sea 
– 3.60* ± 0.002 – 1.78 ± 0.4 Toyota et al., 2006, Landsat and aerial photographs, Feb 2003, Sea of Okhotsk 
– 4.05h   Toyota and Enomoto, 2002, ADEOS/AVNIR, Feb 1997, Sea of Okhotsk 
– – – 1.5 – 1.6 Hudson, 1987, Aerial photographs, April, 1982, Canadian Arctic Archipelago 
0.61 ± 0.10
R = 0.98 
3.57 ± 0.27
R = 0.99 
0.049 ± 0.012
R = 0.95 
1.64 ± 0.48
R = 0.96 
This study, TerraSAR-X StripMap, July–August, 2014, Beaufort Sea 
Aa/d2Pb/d cA/P2dmaxd/dmineData source

 
π/4 = 0.785 π = 3.14 (4π)–1 = 0.080 Disc 
0.0625 Squaref 
0.66 ± 0.05 3.17 ± 0.04 0.080 ± 0.065 1g Rothrock and Thorndike, 1984, Aerial photographs, August, 1978, Beaufort Sea 
– 3.60* ± 0.002 – 1.78 ± 0.4 Toyota et al., 2006, Landsat and aerial photographs, Feb 2003, Sea of Okhotsk 
– 4.05h   Toyota and Enomoto, 2002, ADEOS/AVNIR, Feb 1997, Sea of Okhotsk 
– – – 1.5 – 1.6 Hudson, 1987, Aerial photographs, April, 1982, Canadian Arctic Archipelago 
0.61 ± 0.10
R = 0.98 
3.57 ± 0.27
R = 0.99 
0.049 ± 0.012
R = 0.95 
1.64 ± 0.48
R = 0.96 
This study, TerraSAR-X StripMap, July–August, 2014, Beaufort Sea 

a floe area.

b floe perimeter.

c mean floe caliper diameter.

d maximum floe caliper diameter.

e minimum floe caliper diameter.

f d = a side of the square.

g estimated from A/P2.

h used circle diameter instead.

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