Statistical Studies of World-Wide Secchi Data.
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An investigation was made to determine possible correlations between Secchi depths and other simultaneously measured oceanographic parameters which were on file at the National Oceanographic Data Center as of March 1972. Sixty-three one-degree sub-squares occurring in Japanese and Korean waters and eleven Atlantic and Pacific open ocean areas were chosen for linear correlation analysis using both sea surface data and mean values of some fourteen different oceanographic parameters averaged over the Secchi depth. In particular, oxygen measurements exhibited trends toward an inverse proportionality with Secchi depth while temperature indicated a possible direct proportionality. Modified author abstract
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography