Origin of saline
Examples from the Web for salinity
Farther to the south in this current the salinity decreases again, as the water is there mixed with fresher water from the South.
Temperatures and salinity of the surface waters were taken by him regularly and recorded in his private log.The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace
These various conditions give the explanation of the distribution of salinity and temperature that is seen in the chart.
In the middle section the salinity of the surface layers increases to 0.015%, though it is of course greater along the shores.
The salinity depends on the relation between evaporation and the addition of fresh water.