dynamic-height anomaly

dynamic-height anomaly

[dī¦nam·ik ¦hīt ə′näm·ə·lē]
(oceanography)
The excess of the actual geopotential difference, between two given isobaric surfaces, over the geopotential difference in a homogeneous water column of salinity 35 per mille and temperature 0°C. Also known as anomaly of geopotential difference.
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