Articles | Volume 18, issue 3
Technical note
06 May 2022
Technical note |  | 06 May 2022

Technical note: TEOS-10 Excel – implementation of the Thermodynamic Equation Of Seawater – 2010 in Excel

Carlos Gil Martins and Jaimie Cross

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Short summary
Current oceanographic standards require the use of the TEOS-10 GSW toolbox for the estimation of Absolute Salinity and of other seawater properties (e.g. density, sound speed). This requires a working understanding of high-level programming languages and thus may not be readily accessible to all practitioners. This paper presents an Excel implementation of TEOS-10, thus allowing the estimation of a relevant set of seawater parameters within a well-known and friendly environment.