- (oceanography) The process whereby two water masses of differing temperatures and/or salinities mix and produce a water mass of higher density which subsequently sinks.
- Present participle of cabal.
- McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth Science:2003
- Tom S. Garrison, Oceanography, an invitation to marine science. 2007, p 251
- McDougall, T.J. 1987. Thermobaricity, cabelling and water mass conversion. J Geophys Res. 92, 5448-5464.
- http://swiss-cave-diver.org/Lexica/glossary_02_C.pdf viewed March 20, 2010
- http://sparce.evac.ou.edu/q_and_a/ocean_circulations.htm viewed March 20, 2010