EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY
The total amount of dissolved material in water and its effect on
water's mass-to-volume ratio. Scientific measurements related to either
salinity or density are included under this Term.
Adapted from: Black, J.A., 1986, Oceans and Coasts, An Introduction to
Oceanography, Wm. C. Brown Publishers, p. 280.