Characterization of the status of the oceans has a particular significance from an environmental point of view, particularly in relation to climate change.
Many physical and chemical parameters (essential climate variables) are monitored worldwide, and their long-term determination is of utmost importance to support climate change modeling. The reliability of such measurements is an essential feature to discriminate between natural variations or systematic trends. In this framework, there is a growing need to build a strong metrological infrastructure for marine measurements to support the worlds of marine observation and data management. The strengthening of the cooperation among different communities (metrological, oceanographic, instrument producers) is the key starting point.
The aim of this Special Issue is to collect valuable contributions on the developments and achievements in the fields of marine metrology and oceanographic observations, including method development, sensors characterization, and data quality and management
This Special Issue will host selected papers from the “2020 IMEKO TC-19 International Workshop on Metrology for the Sea”, but other contributions are also welcome.
Dr. Francesca Rolle
Dr. Michela Sega
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