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Sea Ice Brine Dynamics Validated with Field Observation Simulations

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Simulated ice salinity contours over 180 days.

Validating simulations of sea ice brine dynamics with field observations

A model of brine dynamics that reproduce field observations of sea ice paves the way for biogeochemical ice modeling in coupled climate model applications.

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