Field summaries

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Field summaries refer to large-scale weather observations that are used to give a general overview of the weather conditions in an area. This type of observation is described in OGRS (2014) section 1.6 and is primarily used by recreational backcountry operations.

Fig. 1: Default format of field summaries observation entry form

Mandatory fields

Mandatory field are highlighted with a red outline and label. Incorrectly completed mandatory field will result in a validation error on submission.

NOTE If you cannot see the highlighted field in the favourite section of your observation entry form, open all of the sections at the bottom to find the field that is causing the issue.
Name Mandatory Comment
Locations Always Location(s) of observation; needs to be single or combinations of operation area, forecast areas or operating zones.
Date Always Date of observation
HST Cleared Date Conditional Only mandatory is HST or HSTW is included in submission
HST Cleared Time Conditional Only mandatory is HST or HSTW is included in submission

All supported fields

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Special functionality

General values for HST Cleared Date and HST Cleared Time values stored to prefill these fields whenever you open this form. This functionality aims to assist users in tracking the date and time when they cleared the HST board last. These default values are updated whenever new values are submitted for a field observation.

Related documents

Other observation types

Related functionality

Functionality tested by

  • Jan. 2, 2014: Pascal Haegeli