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AQUATIC SCIENCES (61) Parameter Definition
aquaculture , fisheries ...
OCEAN OPTICS (35) Parameter Definition
absorption , aphotic/photic zone , attenuation/transmission , bioluminescence , extinction coefficients ...
BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY (750) Parameter Definition
abyssal hills/plains , bathymetry , continental margins , fracture zones , ocean plateaus/ridges ...
OCEAN PRESSURE (79) Parameter Definition
sea level pressure , water pressure ...
COASTAL PROCESSES (595) Parameter Definition
barrier islands , beaches , coastal elevation , coral reefs , deltas ...
OCEAN TEMPERATURE (393) Parameter Definition
ocean mixed layer , potential temperature , sea surface temperature , thermocline , water temperature ...
MARINE ENVIRONMENT MONITORING (27) Parameter Definition
marine obstructions ...
OCEAN WAVES (338) Parameter Definition
gravity waves , sea state , seiches , significant wave height , storm surge ...
MARINE GEOPHYSICS (43) Parameter Definition
magnetic anomalies , marine gravity field , marine magnetics , plate tectonics ...
OCEAN WINDS (160) Parameter Definition
surface winds , turbulence , vertical wind motion , wind chill , wind shear ...
MARINE SEDIMENTS (83) Parameter Definition
biogenic sediments , bioturbation , geotechnical properties , particle flux , sediment chemistry ...
SALINITY/DENSITY (132) Parameter Definition
conductivity , density , halocline , potential density , pycnocline ...
MARINE VOLCANISM (9) Parameter Definition
benthic heat flow , hydrothermal vents , island arcs , mid-ocean ridges , rift valleys ...
SEA ICE (216) Parameter Definition
heat flux , ice deformation , ice depth/thickness , ice edges , ice extent ...
OCEAN ACOUSTICS (107) Parameter Definition
acoustic attenuation/transmission , acoustic frequency , acoustic reflectivity , acoustic scattering , acoustic velocity ...
SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY (39) Parameter Definition
sea surface height , sea surface slope ...
OCEAN CHEMISTRY (88) Parameter Definition
alkalinity , ammonia , biogeochemical cycles , carbon , carbon dioxide ...
TIDES (254) Parameter Definition
storm surge , tidal components , tidal currents , tidal height , tidal range ...
OCEAN CIRCULATION (132) 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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