Table 1. Empirical Coefficients for Calculation of the Practical Salinity from Temperature (degreeC), Conductivity (mS cm-1), and Pressure (dbar) for Lake Van Water Using the UNESCO Equations for Calculation of Salinity from the Conductivity Ratio [UNESCO, SCOR, IAPSO, 1981]a
a0 = 1.3462 x 10-2 b0 = 5.1365 x 10-4 c0 = 5.9452 x 10-1
a1 = -1.9957 x 10-1 b1 = -7.5714 x 10-3 c1 = 1.7393 x 10-2
a2 = 20.653 b2 = -4.1192 x 10-3 c2 = 1.2858 x 10-4
a3 = 21.179 b3 = -5.1267 x 10-2 c3 = -1.1638 x 10-6
a4 = -6.3472 b4 = 5.0995 x 10-2 c4 = 8.3937 x 10-10
a5 = 1.2805 b5 = -2.7942 x 10-3
aThe absolute salinity of Lake Van water was assumed to be 21 g kg-1.