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Sea ice formation, glacial melt and the solubility pump boundary conditions in the Ross Sea
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  • Brice Loose,
  • Sharon Stammerjohn,
  • Peter Sedwick,
  • Stephen Ackley
Brice Loose
University of Rhode Island

Corresponding Author:bloose@uri.edu

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Sharon Stammerjohn
University of Colorado
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Peter Sedwick
Old Dominion University
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Stephen Ackley
University of Texas at San Antonio
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1. Noble gas tracers can infer the rate of sea ice production in polynyas. 2. Frazil ice in polynyas appears to block air-sea gas exchange mechanisms. 3. The solubility pump is influenced by glacial ice melt and sea ice formation.