Parameter: sigma_t

Dataset: 
Parameter: 
Master parameters information
Short Name:
 sigma_t
Short Description:
 sigma-t
Official Name:
 sigma-t
No Data Value:
 nd
Description:
 

Sigma-t density, in kg/m^3 - 1000. 'Sigma-t' is density minus 1000 (without the effect of pressure). It is normally calculated from observations of temperature and salinity. (See How do we measure the density of sea water?)

Dataset-parameters information
Supplied Name: 
sigma_t
Supplied Units: 
kilograms/meter<sup>3</sup>
Conversion Necessary: 
no
No Data Value: 
nd
Description: 

density