# Source code for pyseaflux.auxiliary_equations

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"""
Additional equations
--------------------
Not necessarily linked to the marine carbonate system, but are
useful.
"""
import numpy as np
[docs]def pressure_height_correction(pres_hPa, tempSW_C, sensor_height=10.0, checks=True):
"""Returns exact sea level pressure if the sensor is measuring at height
Args:
pres_hPa (array): Pressure in kiloPascal measured at height
tempSW_C (array): Temperature of the seawater in deg C
sensor_height (float, optional): the height of the sensor above sea
level. Can be negative if you want to convert SLP to sensor height
pressure. Defaults to 10.0.
Returns:
array: height corrected pressure
"""
from numpy import nanmedian
if checks:
if nanmedian(tempSW_C) > 270:
raise ValueError("Temperature is not in Celsius")
if nanmedian(pres_hPa) < 10:
raise ValueError("Pressure is not in hPa")
T = tempSW_C + 273.15 # temperature in Kelvin
P = pres_hPa * 100 # pressure in Pascal
# Correction for pressure based on sensor height
R = 8.314 # universal gas constant (J/mol/K)
M = 0.02897 # molar mass of air in (kg/mol) - Wikipedia
# Density of air at a given temperature. Here we assume
# that the air temp is the same as the intake temperature
d = P / (R / M * T)
g = 9.8 # gravity in (m/s2)
h = -sensor_height # height in (m)
# correction for atmospheric
press_height_corr_hpa = (P - (d * g * h)) / 100.0
return press_height_corr_hpa
[docs]def temperature_correction(temp_in, temp_out):
"""pCO2 correction factor for temperature changes
Calculate a correction factor for the temperature difference between the
intake and equilibrator. This is based on the empirical relationship used
in Takahashi et al. 1993.
.. math::
pCO_2^{Tout} = pCO_2^{Tin} * T^{factor}
Args:
temp_in (array): temperature at which original pCO2 is measured (degK or degC)
temp_out (array): temperature for which pCO2 should be represented
Returns:
array: a correction factor to be multiplied to pCO2 (unitless)
References:
Takahashi, Taro et al. (1993). Seasonal variation of CO2 and nutrients in
the high-latitude surface oceans: A comparative study. Global
Biogeochemical Cycles, 7(4), 843–878. https://doi.org/10.1029/93GB02263
"""
# see the Takahashi 1993 paper for full description
Ti = temp_in
To = temp_out
factor = np.exp(0.0433 * (To - Ti) - 4.35e-05 * (To ** 2 - Ti ** 2))
return factor
```