June 17, Salinity Intrusion – An example

Since it is the Salinity Intrusion Experiment, it is a good time to show what the intrusion looks like.

Here is an example of a salinity intrusion from our Chief Scientist Glen Gawarkiewicz, WHOI. This is what an intrusion looks like in a vertical profile.

Vertical profile of Salinity. The intrusion delta_S is expressed by the excess of maximum salinity from its threshold values above and below which determines its thickness.


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