Oceanographic instrument

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Definition of Oceanographic instrument:
An oceanographic instrument is a device that allows to measure one or more properties of seawater in situ. It generally consists of one or more sensors and a signal processing unit that converts the sensor signal and carries out scaling and conversion to engineering units and the output data protocol.
This is the common definition for Oceanographic instrument, other definitions can be discussed in the article

Overview

An oceanographic instrument

Important properties