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AQUATIC SCIENCES (19) Parameter Definition
fisheries ...
OCEAN OPTICS (177) Parameter Definition
absorption , aphotic/photic zone , attenuation/transmission , bioluminescence , extinction coefficients ...
BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY (84) Parameter Definition
abyssal hills/plains , bathymetry , continental margins , fracture zones , ocean plateaus/ridges ...
OCEAN PRESSURE (167) Parameter Definition
sea level pressure , water pressure ...
COASTAL PROCESSES (113) Parameter Definition
barrier islands , beaches , coastal elevation , coral reefs , erosion ...
OCEAN TEMPERATURE (622) Parameter Definition
ocean mixed layer , potential temperature , sea surface temperature , thermocline , water temperature ...
MARINE ENVIRONMENT MONITORING (5) Parameter Definition
marine obstructions ...
OCEAN WAVES (160) Parameter Definition
gravity waves , sea state , significant wave height , storm surge , surf beat ...
MARINE GEOPHYSICS (10) Parameter Definition
magnetic anomalies , marine gravity field , marine magnetics , plate tectonics ...
OCEAN WINDS (343) Parameter Definition
convergence/divergence , surface winds , turbulence , vertical wind motion , vorticity ...
MARINE SEDIMENTS (45) Parameter Definition
biogenic sediments , bioturbation , geotechnical properties , particle flux , sediment chemistry ...
SALINITY/DENSITY (186) Parameter Definition
conductivity , density , halocline , potential density , pycnocline ...
MARINE VOLCANISM (3) Parameter Definition
benthic heat flow , hydrothermal vents , mid-ocean ridges ...
SEA ICE (179) Parameter Definition
heat flux , ice deformation , ice depth/thickness , ice edges , ice extent ...
OCEAN ACOUSTICS (12) Parameter Definition
acoustic attenuation/transmission , acoustic reflectivity , acoustic scattering , acoustic tomography , acoustic velocity ...
SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY (71) Parameter Definition
sea surface height , sea surface slope ...
OCEAN CHEMISTRY (241) Parameter Definition
alkalinity , ammonia , biogeochemical cycles , biomedical chemicals , carbon ...
TIDES (35) Parameter Definition
storm surge , tidal components , tidal currents , tidal height , tidal range ...
OCEAN CIRCULATION (181) Parameter Definition
advection , buoy position , convection , diffusion , eddies ...
WATER QUALITY (17) Parameter Definition
ocean contaminants ...
OCEAN HEAT BUDGET (103) Parameter Definition
advection , conduction , convection , diffusion , evaporation ...

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