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In it's original place. From the Latin word ''situs'' meaning place. In oceanography this term is mostly used with [[oceanographic instrument|instruments]] that measure properties directly in the sea: In situ measurement, in situ [[sensor]], in situ [[oceanographic instrument|instrument]]. The term is also used to describe the temperature that a water volume has at the depth it is located: In 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 [[oceanographic instrument|instruments]] that measure properties directly in the sea: in situ measurement, in situ [[sensor]], and in situ [[oceanographic instrument|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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Revision as of 11:13, 28 October 2009

Definition of In situ:
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.
This is the common definition for In situ, other definitions can be discussed in the article

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The main authors of this article are Schroeder, Friedhelm and Prien, Ralf
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