water.density: Estimate Water Density

Description Usage Arguments Value References Examples

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Description

Density of water from temperature and salinity

Usage

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water.density(wtr, sal = wtr * 0)

Arguments

wtr

a numeric vector of water temperature in degrees Celsius

sal

a numeric vector of salinity in Practical Salinity Scale units

Value

A numeric vector of water densities in kg/m^3.

References

Martin, J.L., McCutcheon, S.C., 1999. Hydrodynamics and Transport for Water Quality Modeling. Lewis Publications, Boca Raton, FL, 794pp.

Millero, F.J., Poisson, A., 1981. International one-atmosphere equation of state of seawater. UNESCO Technical Papers in Marine Science. No. 36.

Examples

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#Plot water density for water between 1 and 30 deg C
dens = water.density(1:30)
plot(1:30, dens, xlab="Temp(deg C)", ylab="Density(kg/m^3)")

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