Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO Weather
AlphaCode : SURVIS
FeatureName: Surface Visibility
Alias : SURVIS
CamelCase : SurfaceVisibility
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : Greatest distance at which a black object of suitable dimensions can be seen and recognized against the horizon sky during daylight or could be seen and recognized during the night if the general illumination were raised to the normal daylight level.
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Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : New feature for addition to WXO.
Justification : Feature is a critical component of meteorology and identification is essential for short and long term forecasting and maritime safety.
Proposed : 2015-05-20
Accepted : 2016-04-18
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