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Table 3

Summary statistics for temperature, salinity, and carbonate system variables for samples collected (n = 136) at the six stations in Puget Sound during 2014–2015 (Figure 1). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.270.t3

Variable (units)MeanStandard deviationCoefficient of variation (%)MinimumMaximumRange of averagesa in Feely et al. (2010)

 
Temperature (°C) 12.3 2.6 21 8.7 19.1 NAb 
Salinity 25.8 3.1 12 17.3 30.4 NA 
TA (µmol kg–11910 130 6.6 1510 2101 2018–2171 
DIC (µmol kg–11795 130 7.4 1431 2038 1913–2085 
EDIC (µmol kg–1)c 5.63 76 1400 –206 156 NA 
pH (total scale) 7.95 0.24 3.0 7.51 8.50 7.72–7.95 
pCO2 (µatm) 532 300 56 99.9 1417 NA 
pCO2,Tmean (µatm)d 534 300 57 103.7 1279 NA 
Ωarag 1.51 0.75 50 0.47 3.65 0.75–1.56 
Variable (units)MeanStandard deviationCoefficient of variation (%)MinimumMaximumRange of averagesa in Feely et al. (2010)

 
Temperature (°C) 12.3 2.6 21 8.7 19.1 NAb 
Salinity 25.8 3.1 12 17.3 30.4 NA 
TA (µmol kg–11910 130 6.6 1510 2101 2018–2171 
DIC (µmol kg–11795 130 7.4 1431 2038 1913–2085 
EDIC (µmol kg–1)c 5.63 76 1400 –206 156 NA 
pH (total scale) 7.95 0.24 3.0 7.51 8.50 7.72–7.95 
pCO2 (µatm) 532 300 56 99.9 1417 NA 
pCO2,Tmean (µatm)d 534 300 57 103.7 1279 NA 
Ωarag 1.51 0.75 50 0.47 3.65 0.75–1.56 

a For Feb 2008 and Aug 2008.

b Indicates not available.

c Excess DIC relative to equilibrium with atmospheric CO2, an indicator of the net effect of biological activity (primary production and respiration).

d pCO2 normalized to the mean temperature of the observations.

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