gsw_specvol

specific volume (75-term equation)

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USAGE:

specvol = gsw_specvol(SA,CT,p)

DESCRIPTION:

Calculates specific volume from Absolute Salinity, Conservative
Temperature and pressure, using the computationally-efficient 75-term
expression for specific volume in terms of SA, CT and p (Roquet et al.,
2015).
Note that the 75-term equation has been fitted in a restricted range of 
parameter space, and is most accurate inside the "oceanographic funnel" 
described in McDougall et al. (2003).  The GSW library function 
"gsw_infunnel(SA,CT,p)" is avaialble to be used if one wants to test if 
some of one's data lies outside this "funnel". 
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INPUT:

SA  =  Absolute Salinity                                        [ g/kg ]
CT  =  Conservative Temperature                                [ deg C ]
p   =  sea pressure                                             [ dbar ]
       (ie. absolute pressure - 10.1325 dbar)
SA & CT need to have the same dimensions.
p may have dimensions 1x1 or Mx1 or 1xN or MxN, where SA and CT are MxN.

OUTPUT:

specvol  =  specific volume                                   [ kg/m^3 ]

EXAMPLE:

SA = [34.7118; 34.8915; 35.0256; 34.8472; 34.7366; 34.7324;]
CT = [28.8099; 28.4392; 22.7862; 10.2262;  6.8272;  4.3236;]
p =  [     10;      50;     125;     250;     600;    1000;]
specvol = gsw_specvol(SA,CT,p)
specvol =
 1.0e-003 *
   0.978626852431313
   0.978222365701325
   0.976155264597929
   0.972961258011157
   0.971026719344908
   0.968989944622149

AUTHOR:

Trevor McDougall and Paul Barker       [ help@teos-10.org ]

VERSION NUMBER:

3.05 (16th February, 2015)

REFERENCES:

IOC, SCOR and IAPSO, 2010: The international thermodynamic equation of
 seawater - 2010: Calculation and use of thermodynamic properties.
 Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Manuals and Guides No. 56,
 UNESCO (English), 196 pp.  Available from the TEOS-10 web site.
  See Eqn. (2.7.2) of this TEOS-10 Manual.
McDougall, T.J., D.R. Jackett, D.G. Wright and R. Feistel, 2003: 
 Accurate and computationally efficient algorithms for potential 
 temperature and density of seawater.  J. Atmosph. Ocean. Tech., 20,
 pp. 730-741.
Roquet, F., G. Madec, T.J. McDougall and P.M. Barker, 2015: Accurate
 polynomial expressions for the density and specific volume of seawater 
 using the TEOS-10 standard.  Ocean Modelling, 90, pp. 29-43. 
 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.04.002
The software is available from http://www.TEOS-10.org