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In original place. From the Latin word ''situs'' meaning place. In oceanographythis term is mostly used with [[oceanographic instrument|instruments]] that measure properties directly in the sea: situ measurement, in situ [[sensor]], in situ [[oceanographic instrument|instrument]]. The term used to describe the temperature that a water volume has at the depth is located situ temperature.
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In its original place. From the Latin word situs meaning place. In oceanography, this term is mostly used with instruments that measure properties directly in the sea: in situ measurement, in situ sensor, and in situ instrument. The term used to describe the temperature that a water volume has at the specific depth the instrument is located is known as in situ temperature.
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