Ksp\_calcite

Description

PUBLIC function: calculates the solubility product for aragonite

Usage

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Ksp_calcite(S, t, p=0)

Arguments

S

salinity in practical salinity units (i.e. no unit)

t

temperature in degrees centigrade

p

gauge pressure (total pressure minus atmospheric pressure) in bars

Value

the solubility product for calcite in (mol/kg-solution)2

Author(s)

Andreas F. Hofmann. Maintained by Karline Soetaert (Karline.Soetaert@nioz.nl).

References

Mucci1983, Boudreau1996

Examples

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Ksp_calcite(35, 15)
Ksp_calcite(35, 15, 10)
plot(Ksp_aragonite(35, 1:25), xlab="temperature / degC")