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AQUATIC SCIENCES (61) Parameter Definition
aquaculture , fisheries ...
OCEAN OPTICS (27) Parameter Definition
absorption , aphotic/photic zone , attenuation/transmission , bioluminescence , extinction coefficients ...
BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY (2600) Parameter Definition
abyssal hills/plains , bathymetry , continental margins , fracture zones , ocean plateaus/ridges ...
OCEAN PRESSURE (45) Parameter Definition
sea level pressure , water pressure ...
COASTAL PROCESSES (582) Parameter Definition
barrier islands , beaches , coastal elevation , coral reefs , deltas ...
OCEAN TEMPERATURE (302) Parameter Definition
ocean mixed layer , potential temperature , sea surface temperature , thermocline , water temperature ...
MARINE ENVIRONMENT MONITORING (27) Parameter Definition
marine obstructions ...
OCEAN WAVES (269) Parameter Definition
gravity waves , sea state , seiches , significant wave height , surf beat ...
MARINE GEOPHYSICS (42) Parameter Definition
magnetic anomalies , marine gravity field , marine magnetics , plate tectonics ...
OCEAN WINDS (81) Parameter Definition
surface winds , vertical wind motion , wind chill , wind stress ...
MARINE SEDIMENTS (76) Parameter Definition
bioturbation , geotechnical properties , particle flux , sediment chemistry , sediment composition ...
SALINITY/DENSITY (108) 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 (168) Parameter Definition
heat flux , ice deformation , ice depth/thickness , ice edges , ice extent ...
OCEAN ACOUSTICS (117) Parameter Definition
acoustic attenuation/transmission , acoustic frequency , acoustic reflectivity , acoustic scattering , acoustic velocity ...
SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY (35) Parameter Definition
sea surface height , sea surface slope ...
OCEAN CHEMISTRY (72) Parameter Definition
alkalinity , ammonia , biogeochemical cycles , carbon , carbon dioxide ...
TIDES (238) Parameter Definition
tidal components , tidal currents , tidal height , tidal range ...
OCEAN CIRCULATION (100) Parameter Definition
advection , buoy position , eddies , fresh water flux , fronts ...
WATER QUALITY (17) Parameter Definition
ocean contaminants ...
OCEAN HEAT BUDGET (19) Parameter Definition
evaporation , heat flux , heating rate , longwave radiation , shortwave radiation ...

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