Articles | Volume 19, issue 4
Biogeosciences, 19, 1021–1045, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1021-2022
Biogeosciences, 19, 1021–1045, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1021-2022

Research article 17 Feb 2022

Research article | 17 Feb 2022

Sea ice concentration impacts dissolved organic gases in the Canadian Arctic

Charel Wohl et al.

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Shipborne Dissolved Organic Gas Measurements in Depth Profiles and Underway Seawater (Methanol, Acetone, Acetaldehyde, DMS, Isoprene) Amundsen 2017 Charel Wohl, Anna E. Jones, William T. Sturges, Philip D. Nightingale, Brent Else, Brian J. Butterworth, Mingxi Yang1 https://doi.org/10.21963/13249

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We measured concentrations of five different organic gases in seawater in the high Arctic during summer. We found higher concentrations near the surface of the water column (top 5–10 m) and in areas of partial ice cover. This suggests that sea ice influences the concentrations of these gases. These gases indirectly exert a slight cooling effect on the climate, and it is therefore important to measure the levels accurately for future climate predictions.
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