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CONSTANT-HEIGHT CHART [1 record]

Record 1 2015-03-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Meteorology
  • Air Transport
DEF

Chart which shows the distribution of one or more meteorological elements on a horizontal surface or on a surface of constant geopotential.

DEF

A chart showing variables, such as pressure, temperature, and wind, at a specific altitude above sea level. Variation in horizontal pressure is depicted by isobars.

OBS

constant level chart: term officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Key term(s)
  • constant height chart
  • constant-level chart
  • fixed level chart

French

Domaine(s)
  • Météorologie
  • Transport aérien
DEF

Carte qui donne la répartition d'un ou de plusieurs éléments météorologiques sur une surface horizontale ou sur une surface d'égal géopotentiel.

OBS

carte à niveau constant : terme uniformisé par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Meteorología
  • Transporte aéreo
DEF

Mapa donde aparece la distribución de uno o más elementos meteorológicos sobre una superficie horizontal o de geopotencial constante.

OBS

mapa de nivel constante : término aceptado oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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