speed of sound (m/s) in sea water from Coppens 1981

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Description

Returns the speed of sound (m/s) Range of validity: temperature 0 to 35 C salinity 0 to 45 parts per thousand and depth 0 to 4000 m

Usage

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SpeedOfSoundSeaWaterCoppens(D, S, temperatureC)

Arguments

D,

depth in meters

S,

salinity in parts per thousand

temperatureC,

temperature in degrees Celsius

Value

the speed of sound (m/s)

Author(s)

Jose Gama

Source

A.B. Coppens, 1981 Underwater Acoustics Technical Guides - Speed of Sound in Sea Water http://resource.npl.co.uk/acoustics/techguides/soundseawater/

References

A.B. Coppens, 1981 Simple equations for the speed of sound in Neptunian waters J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 69(3), pp 862-863

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