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Entries from July 2009

Enrichment of microorganisms into sea ice brine

July 20th, 2009 1 Comment

As seawater freezes into sea ice, all of the dissolved constituents of the water become concentrated within the solid ice matrix that forms. Because it is more dense than seawater due to the high salt content, a lot of this ‘brine’ will drain from the ice by gravity. However, some brine remains in the ice […]

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