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AQUATIC SCIENCES (27) Parameter Definition
fisheries ...
OCEAN OPTICS (367) Parameter Definition
absorption , aphotic/photic zone , attenuation/transmission , bioluminescence , extinction coefficients ...
BATHYMETRY/SEAFLOOR TOPOGRAPHY (377) Parameter Definition
bathymetry , continental margins , fracture zones , ocean plateaus/ridges , seafloor topography ...
OCEAN PRESSURE (151) Parameter Definition
sea level pressure , water pressure ...
COASTAL PROCESSES (28) Parameter Definition
coastal elevation , coral reefs , fjords , rocky coasts , sea level rise ...
OCEAN TEMPERATURE (487) Parameter Definition
ocean mixed layer , potential temperature , sea surface temperature , thermocline , water temperature ...
MARINE ENVIRONMENT MONITORING (2) Parameter Definition
OCEAN WAVES (5) Parameter Definition
gravity waves , sea state , significant wave height , surf beat , swells ...
MARINE GEOPHYSICS (438) Parameter Definition
magnetic anomalies , marine gravity field , marine magnetics , plate tectonics ...
OCEAN WINDS (66) Parameter Definition
surface winds , turbulence , wind shear , wind stress ...
MARINE SEDIMENTS (141) Parameter Definition
biogenic sediments , bioturbation , diagenesis , geotechnical properties , hydrogenous sediments ...
SALINITY/DENSITY (353) Parameter Definition
conductivity , density , halocline , potential density , salinity ...
MARINE VOLCANISM (6) Parameter Definition
benthic heat flow , hydrothermal vents , mid-ocean ridges ...
SEA ICE (66) Parameter Definition
ice deformation , ice depth/thickness , ice edges , ice extent , ice floes ...
OCEAN ACOUSTICS (151) Parameter Definition
acoustic reflectivity , acoustic scattering , acoustic velocity , ambient noise ...
SEA SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY (14) Parameter Definition
sea surface height ...
OCEAN CHEMISTRY (394) Parameter Definition
alkalinity , ammonia , biogeochemical cycles , carbon , carbon dioxide ...
TIDES (5) Parameter Definition
tidal currents , tidal height ...
OCEAN CIRCULATION (269) Parameter Definition
advection , buoy position , convection , diffusion , eddies ...
WATER QUALITY (2) Parameter Definition
ocean contaminants ...
OCEAN HEAT BUDGET (23) Parameter Definition
evaporation , heat flux , heating rate , longwave radiation , shortwave radiation ...

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