Conductivity refers to the ability of seawater to conduct electricity. The presence of ions in the seawater, such as salt, increases the electrical conducting ability of seawater. As such, conductivity can be used as a proxy for determining the quantity of salt in a sample of seawater.
The following instrument classes include this data product:
- CTD (CTDAV, CTDPB, CTDGV, CTDMO, and CTDPF)