## Contents

## USAGE:

specvol_anom = gsw_specvol_anom_standard(SA,CT,p)

## DESCRIPTION:

Calculates standard specific volume anomaly from Absolute Salinity,
Conservative Temperature and pressure. It uses the computationally
efficient 75-term expression for specific volume in terms of SA, CT
and p (Roquet et al., 2015). The reference value of Absolute
Salinity is SSO and the reference value of Conservative Temperature
is equal to 0 degress C.

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".

## INPUT:

SA = Absolute Salinity [ g/kg ]
CT = Conservative Temperature [ deg C ]
p = sea pressure [ dbar ]
( i.e. 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 & CT are MxN.

## OUTPUT:

specvol_anom = specific volume anomaly [ m^3/kg ]

## 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_anom = gsw_specvol_anom_standard(SA,CT,p)

specvol_anom =

1.0e-005 *

0.601051894897400
0.578609769250563
0.405600538950092
0.142190453761838
0.104335535578967
0.076383389577725

## AUTHOR:

Paul Barker and Trevor McDougall [ 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. (3.7.3) 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, P.M. Barker, 2015: Accurate
polynomial expressions for the density and specifc volume of seawater
using the TEOS-10 standard. Ocean Modelling.

The software is available from http://www.TEOS-10.org