A unit of measure of volume transport, used in oceanography.
Origin of sverdrup
After Harald Sverdrup (1888-1957), Norwegian oceanographer and meteorologist.
Sverdrup Sentence Examples
The time of touching bottom i studied by the Norwegian expedition on board the " VOringen " was judged by timing each loo-fathom mark and noting the in 1876-1878, and the north polar basin by Nansen and Sverdrup sudden increase in the time interval when the shot reached the in the " Fram " in 1893-1896, the Mediterranean by the Italians bottom.
Sverdrup and his party conducted explorations in 1900-1902; (3) with the more southerly part of the same archipelago by Lancaster Sound.
The Russian Government in 1914 sent the " Eclipse " under Otto Sverdrup to search for Brusilov and Rusanov.
The soundings of Nansen and Sverdrup on the " Fram " expedition indicate that northward from the Siberian Shelf the great North Polar Basin has an area of about 4,000,000 sq.
Sverdrup passed through the Kara Sea searching the coast eastward to Taimir Land where he wintered in lat.