Sensing deep-ocean temperatures

Citation:
Sabra, KG, Cornuelle B, Kuperman WA.  2016.  Sensing deep-ocean temperatures. Physics Today. 69:32-38.

Date Published:

2016/02

Keywords:

1990s, acoustic ambient noise, heat

Abstract:

Though not yet widely implemented, the technique of monitoring the ocean's warming via changes in the speed of sound through the water is a powerful complement to the more common tools available: free-floating thermometers and altimetry satellites.

Notes:

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