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Table 1

Physical and biogeochemical characteristics of the Arctic and Atlantic domains. Domains determined by the clustering as described in the text (see also Figure 8; thresholds for the membership function <0.1 and >0.9, respectively). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.357.t1

ParameterArcticAtlantic

 
TC max. (°C) 2.1 3.3   
Depth of winter overturning (m) 34 50   
NO3 at winter overturning depth (μM) 6.5 8* 
SA at winter overturning depth (g kg–133.0 33.7   
Ice concentration (%) 75 35   
Depth of SA 33.5 g kg–1 isohaline (m) 81 24   
ParameterArcticAtlantic

 
TC max. (°C) 2.1 3.3   
Depth of winter overturning (m) 34 50   
NO3 at winter overturning depth (μM) 6.5 8* 
SA at winter overturning depth (g kg–133.0 33.7   
Ice concentration (%) 75 35   
Depth of SA 33.5 g kg–1 isohaline (m) 81 24   

* Likely reduced by nitracline deepening (see text).

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