Compute seawater conservative temperature, according to the GSW/TEOS-10 formulation.
either practical salinity (in which case
in-situ temperature [degC], defined
on the ITS-90 scale; see “Temperature units” in the documentation for
longitude of observation.
latitude of observation.
If the first argument is an
oce object, then values for salinity,
etc., are extracted from it, and used for the calculation, and the
corresponding arguments to the present function are ignored.
The conservative temperature is calculated using the TEOS-10 function
gsw_CT_from_t from the
Conservative temperature in degrees Celcius.
McDougall, T.J. and P.M. Barker, 2011: Getting started with TEOS-10 and the Gibbs Seawater (GSW) Oceanographic Toolbox, 28pp., SCOR/IAPSO WG127, ISBN 978-0-646-55621-5.
The related TEOS-10 quantity “absolute salinity” may be computed
swAbsoluteSalinity. For a ctd object, conservative
temperature may also be recovered by indexing as e.g.
Other functions that calculate seawater properties:
swConservativeTemperature(35,10,1000,188,4) # 9.86883
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