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OTHER WORDS FROM salinityhy·per·sa·lin·i·ty, nounnon·sa·lin·i·ty, nounsub·sa·lin·i·ty, noun
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Gliding about 50 meters above the seafloor, the AUV collected the first direct measurements of temperature, salinity and oxygen levels in the water.A trek under Thwaites Glacier’s ice shelf reveals specific risks of warm water|Carolyn Gramling|April 9, 2021|Science News
The subtropical convergence is an area of the ocean where temperature and salinity can change rapidly, and this can aggregate whale prey.The secret to helping this resilient whale species lies in its genes|By Emma Carroll/The Conversation|November 2, 2020|Popular Science
Mussels do provide a bit of their own salinity, so I usually add just a pinch of salt.Mussels are simple to prepare, and add tasty drama to the table|Martha Holmberg|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Without this barrier, the transport of heat and freshwater between the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean basins is disrupted, changing the salinity of the Atlantic waters and ultimately delivering more heat to the ice there.Large-scale changes in Earth’s climate may originate in the Pacific|Gloria Dickie|October 8, 2020|Science News
However, young seeds of woody vegetation—like trees—can be damaged by excessive salinity.As seawater moves inland, ‘ghost forests’ are spreading. Why that’s so scary|kdunn6|September 29, 2020|Fortune
They exist in both fresh and salt water, and some species seem capable of thriving in brackish water of any degree of salinity.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
Below the surface water is a zone in which temperature decreases and density and salinity increase with depth.
Knowledge of temperature, density, and salinity is important to understanding what happens to radionuclides in the ocean.
Its salinity is comparable to that of the eastern basin of the Mediterranean, which is greater than that of the Black Sea, viz.
Moreover, when they freeze a certain amount of salt leaves the ice and thereby increases the salinity of the surrounding water.Climatic Changes|Ellsworth Huntington