Terrain observations

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The terrain observation type provides a free-form field for the description of the terrain you are comfortable travelling in or the terrain that you are trying to avoid under the current conditions.

NOTE This observation type was included into the system at the request of the InfoEx Advisory Group with the goal to encourage the exchange of terrain information. The detailed specifications for this observation type are currently still being developed.
Fig. 1: Default format of terrain 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
Location Always Location of observation; needs to be single or combinations of operation area, forecast areas or operating zones.
Date Always Date of observation

All supported fields

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Special functionalities


Related documents

Other observation types

Related functionality

Functionality tested by

  • Jan. 2, 2014: Pascal Haegeli