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AQUATIC SCIENCES (30) Parameter Definition
aquaculture , fisheries ...
OCEAN OPTICS (35) Parameter Definition
absorption , aphotic/photic zone , attenuation/transmission , bioluminescence , extinction coefficients ...
BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY (139) Parameter Definition
abyssal hills/plains , bathymetry , continental margins , fracture zones , ocean plateaus/ridges ...
OCEAN PRESSURE (77) Parameter Definition
sea level pressure , water pressure ...
COASTAL PROCESSES (156) Parameter Definition
barrier islands , beaches , coastal elevation , coral reefs , deltas ...
OCEAN TEMPERATURE (389) Parameter Definition
ocean mixed layer , potential temperature , sea surface temperature , thermocline , water temperature ...
MARINE ENVIRONMENT MONITORING (13) Parameter Definition
marine obstructions ...
OCEAN WAVES (116) Parameter Definition
gravity waves , sea state , significant wave height , storm surge , surf beat ...
MARINE GEOPHYSICS (8) Parameter Definition
marine gravity field , marine magnetics , plate tectonics ...
OCEAN WINDS (157) Parameter Definition
surface winds , turbulence , vertical wind motion , wind chill , wind shear ...
MARINE SEDIMENTS (31) Parameter Definition
biogenic sediments , bioturbation , geotechnical properties , particle flux , sediment chemistry ...
SALINITY/DENSITY (132) Parameter Definition
conductivity , density , halocline , potential density , pycnocline ...
MARINE VOLCANISM (6) Parameter Definition
benthic heat flow , hydrothermal vents ...
SEA ICE (211) Parameter Definition
heat flux , ice deformation , ice depth/thickness , ice edges , ice extent ...
OCEAN ACOUSTICS (10) Parameter Definition
acoustic attenuation/transmission , acoustic frequency , acoustic scattering , acoustic velocity , ambient noise ...
SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY (39) Parameter Definition
sea surface height , sea surface slope ...
OCEAN CHEMISTRY (84) Parameter Definition
alkalinity , ammonia , biogeochemical cycles , carbon , carbon dioxide ...
TIDES (40) Parameter Definition
storm surge , tidal components , tidal currents , tidal height , tidal range ...
OCEAN CIRCULATION (131) Parameter Definition
advection , buoy position , diffusion , eddies , fresh water flux ...
WATER QUALITY (18) Parameter Definition
ocean contaminants ...
OCEAN HEAT BUDGET (40) Parameter Definition
conduction , evaporation , heat flux , heating rate , longwave radiation ...

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