Calculate salinity, density, sound,

velocity, and other parameters of

interest with an Oceanographic CTD


Simply fill out the form and receive an overview of CTDs. You will learn:

  • Why density is an important variable in oceanography
  • How measurements are taken
  • What can we do with data from a CTD
  • Two Types of CTDs - Profiling and Moored
  • Water Sampling Terminology
  • Thermosalinographs
  • Links to on-line resources to learn more