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AQUATIC SCIENCES (193) Parameter Definition
aquaculture , fisheries ...
OCEAN OPTICS (17) Parameter Definition
absorption , aphotic/photic zone , attenuation/transmission , bioluminescence , extinction coefficients ...
BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY (3265) Parameter Definition
abyssal hills/plains , bathymetry , continental margins , fracture zones , ocean plateaus/ridges ...
OCEAN PRESSURE (38) Parameter Definition
sea level pressure , water pressure ...
COASTAL PROCESSES (544) Parameter Definition
barrier islands , beaches , coastal elevation , coral reefs , deltas ...
OCEAN TEMPERATURE (331) Parameter Definition
ocean mixed layer , potential temperature , sea surface temperature , thermocline , water temperature ...
MARINE ENVIRONMENT MONITORING (27) Parameter Definition
marine obstructions ...
OCEAN WAVES (307) Parameter Definition
gravity waves , sea state , seiches , significant wave height , surf beat ...
MARINE GEOPHYSICS (49) Parameter Definition
magnetic anomalies , marine gravity field , marine magnetics , plate tectonics ...
OCEAN WINDS (99) Parameter Definition
surface winds , vertical wind motion , wind chill , wind stress ...
MARINE SEDIMENTS (443) Parameter Definition
bioturbation , geotechnical properties , particle flux , sediment chemistry , sediment composition ...
SALINITY/DENSITY (103) 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 (152) Parameter Definition
heat flux , ice deformation , ice depth/thickness , ice edges , ice extent ...
OCEAN ACOUSTICS (280) Parameter Definition
acoustic attenuation/transmission , acoustic frequency , acoustic reflectivity , acoustic scattering , acoustic velocity ...
SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY (31) Parameter Definition
sea surface height , sea surface slope ...
OCEAN CHEMISTRY (63) Parameter Definition
alkalinity , ammonia , biogeochemical cycles , carbon , carbon dioxide ...
TIDES (279) Parameter Definition
storm surge , tidal components , tidal currents , tidal height , tidal range ...
OCEAN CIRCULATION (143) Parameter Definition
advection , buoy position , eddies , fresh water flux , fronts ...
WATER QUALITY (17) Parameter Definition
ocean contaminants ...
OCEAN HEAT BUDGET (21) Parameter Definition
evaporation , heat flux , heating rate ...

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