SpeedOfSoundSeaWaterLovett3: Calculation of speed of sound in sea water from Lovett 1978c

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Source Examples

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Description

Returns the speed of sound in sea water from Lovett 1978c Check value: at T=2C, S=34.7; P=6000 dbar; C = 1559.499 m/s.

Usage

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SpeedOfSoundSeaWaterLovett3(temperatureC, S, P)

Arguments

temperatureC,

temperature in degrees C T48

S,

salinity in %

P,

pressure in decibars (0 at surface)

Value

the speed of sound (m/s)

Author(s)

Jose Gama

Source

Lovett, J.R. 1978 Merged seawater sound-speed equations J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 63, 1713-18.

Examples

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