Parameter: Ne

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 dissolved noble gas concentration
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Dissolved noble gas concentration in the water column. Refer to dataset for element name and units.

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Ne concentration in umol/kg determined by combining mass spectrometric Ne/Ar ratio measurements with absolute Ar concentrations by Ar isotope dilution with 38Ar. As discussed in the paper: the Ne method uses a helium balance gas but is otherwise similar to that of Hamme and Severinghaus (2007) "Trace gas disequilibria during deep-water formation" Deep Sea Research I: 54(6):939-950. Standard gases are calibrated relative to air with assumed dry mole fractions of 1.818e-5 for Ne.