Publisher : Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology
DOI : 10.4217/OPR.2002.24.3.207
Title & Authors
Thermosalinograph Measurements in the Western Pacific Ocean in May and June, 2001 Lee, Jae-Hak; Chung, Byoung-Chul; Hwang, Keun-Choon; Jeon, Dong-Chull; Hwang, Sang-Chul; Lee, Ha-Woong;
We have analyzed sea surface temperature and salinity data collected in the western Pacific Ocean by using an automated Thermosalinograph (TSG) installed on the RV Onnuri during May - June of 2001. The TSG data exhibit characteristics of water masses distributed in the near surface layer of the cruise area very well. Especially, they reveal the diurnal surface temperature cycle and the effect of rainfall on temperature and salinity in the equatorial region, showing the effectiveness of the use of TSG. Problems to be improved for the better TSG operation are the method of water sampling and calibration of TSG sensors. Installation of a pressure gauge in the TSG system and periodical sensor calibration are strongly recommended to ensure reliability of data.
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