Anjuman behera Asked a Question
October 31, 2020 9:17 pmpts 30 pts
Can somebody explain salinity variation with the depth? Latitudinal variation is not required.
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  • Sajan sarthak sahoo
    Salinity at the surface increases by the loss of water to ice or evaporation, or decreased by the input of fresh waters, such as from the rivers. 2)Salinity, generally, incre...
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  • Rahul pandey Best Answer
    In general, salinity decreases with depth and becomes minimum at around 700m (shown in attached graph). Below 700m, there is a slight increase in salinity and becomes nearly consta...
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    Anjuman behera
    why there is a slight increase in salinity below 700m? why is it not constant below that level?