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Salinity is the saltiness or dissolved salt content (such as sodium chloride, magnesium and calcium sulfates, and bicarbonates) of a body of water or in soil. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

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Chemicophysical properties
N/ABrackish water
Oceanographic geographical features
Osmotic stress
Saline water
Sea water
Sodium chloride
Soil salinity

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