Articles | Volume 11, issue 23
Biogeosciences, 11, 6769–6789, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-6769-2014
Biogeosciences, 11, 6769–6789, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-6769-2014

Research article 08 Dec 2014

Research article | 08 Dec 2014

Sea-ice melt CO2–carbonate chemistry in the western Arctic Ocean: meltwater contributions to air–sea CO2 gas exchange, mixed-layer properties and rates of net community production under sea ice

N. R. Bates et al.

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In a era or rapid warming and sea-ice loss in the Arctic Ocean, the paper describes the variability of seawater carbon dioxide (CO2) in summertime sea-ice melt pond water in the Pacific Arctic region, and the impact of melt pond chemistry upon the underlying upper ocean.
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