Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO ICE
AlphaCode : BRGARE
FeatureName: Iceberg Area
Alias : BRGARE
CamelCase : areaBerg
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : An Iceberg Area is an area at sea in which icebergs, bergy bits, or growlers are present
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Remarks : Since a "Floeberg" is, by WMO definition, composed of sea ice and not glacial ice, floebergs have been excluded from the above definition of "Iceberg Area". Floebergs are not included in the associated IIP or CIS area product.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : New Object
Justification : To conform to Ie Objects 4.0
Proposed : 2008-03-12
Accepted : 2008-03-12
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Successor : BRGARE
Predecessor : -