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EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY
Definition:
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.  
Reference:
Adapted from: Black, J.A., 1986, Oceans and Coasts, An Introduction to
Oceanography, Wm. C. Brown Publishers, p. 280.
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