Useful Links

Here’s a few of our favourite places on the interweb.

Societies & Forums

Marine Measurement Forum (MMF) –

The Challenger Society for Marine Science –


Tide tables:

Met Office –


A Sea Water Equation of State Calculator
A calculator that allows you to compute the UNESCO International Equation of State (IES 80)

Physical properties of sea water
The properties of sea water are a function of temperature, salinity and pressure.

Introduction to Physical Oceanography
A textbook for students and new graduates in oceanography, meteorology, and ocean engineering.

A Dictionary of Units of Measurement
Includes definitions and conversion factors

British Oceanographic Data Centre
The UK National Tide Gauge Network

The International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO).

Ocean Science
An Interactive Open Access Journal of the European Geosciences Union.


Hydro International

International Ocean Systems

Oil sheen analysis