Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO ICE
AlphaCode : BRGARE
FeatureName: Iceberg Area
Alias : BRGARE
CamelCase : IcebergArea
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : An area at sea in which icebergs, bergy bits, or growlers are present.
Reference :
Definition Source : WMO/IOC JCOMM ETSI
Similarity to Source : Identical
Int1 :
S4 :
Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
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 : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Amend camelCase (consistency). Amend definition. Add definition source and similarity. Amend remark.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-08-06
Accepted :
Amended : 2019-08-07
Successor : -
Predecessor : BRGARE