EPSG:5100

Mean Sea Level

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WGS84 bounds:
179.9 -85.0
-179.9 85.0

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Data source: OGP

Information source: IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 3156.

Revision date: 2017-07-14

Scope: Hydrography.

Remarks: Approximates geoid. Users are advised to not use this generic vertical datum but to define explicit realizations of MSL by specifying location and epoch, for instance "MSL at xxx during yyyy-yyyy".

Area of use: World.

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Definition: OGP XML

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:VerticalDatum xmlns:epsg="urn:x-ogp:spec:schema-xsd:EPSG:1.0:dataset" xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" gml:id="iogp-datum-5100">
  <gml:metaDataProperty>
    <epsg:CommonMetaData>
      <epsg:type>vertical</epsg:type>
      <epsg:alias alias="MSL" code="244" codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:naming-system:EPSG::7302" />
      <epsg:informationSource>IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 3156.</epsg:informationSource>
      <epsg:revisionDate>2017-07-14</epsg:revisionDate>
      <epsg:changes>
        <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2011.047" />
        <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2017.029" />
      </epsg:changes>
      <epsg:show>true</epsg:show>
      <epsg:isDeprecated>false</epsg:isDeprecated>
    </epsg:CommonMetaData>
  </gml:metaDataProperty>
  <gml:identifier codeSpace="IOGP">urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::5100</gml:identifier>
  <gml:name>Mean Sea Level</gml:name>
  <gml:remarks>Approximates geoid. Users are advised to not use this generic vertical datum but to define explicit realizations of MSL by specifying location and epoch, for instance "MSL at xxx during yyyy-yyyy".</gml:remarks>
  <gml:domainOfValidity xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:area:EPSG::1262" />
  <gml:scope>Hydrography.</gml:scope>
  <gml:anchorDefinition>The average height of the surface of the sea at a tide station for all stages of the tide over a 19-year period, usually determined from hourly height readings measured from a fixed predetermined reference level.</gml:anchorDefinition>
</gml:VerticalDatum>
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <gml:VerticalDatum xmlns:epsg="urn:x-ogp:spec:schema-xsd:EPSG:1.0:dataset" xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml/3.2" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" gml:id="iogp-datum-5100">
  <gml:metaDataProperty>
    <epsg:CommonMetaData>
      <epsg:type>vertical</epsg:type>
      <epsg:alias alias="MSL" code="244" codeSpace="urn:ogc:def:naming-system:EPSG::7302" />
      <epsg:informationSource>IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 3156.</epsg:informationSource>
      <epsg:revisionDate>2017-07-14</epsg:revisionDate>
      <epsg:changes>
        <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2011.047" />
        <epsg:changeID xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:change-request:EPSG::2017.029" />
      </epsg:changes>
      <epsg:show>true</epsg:show>
      <epsg:isDeprecated>false</epsg:isDeprecated>
    </epsg:CommonMetaData>
  </gml:metaDataProperty>
  <gml:identifier codeSpace="IOGP">urn:ogc:def:datum:EPSG::5100</gml:identifier>
  <gml:name>Mean Sea Level</gml:name>
  <gml:remarks>Approximates geoid. Users are advised to not use this generic vertical datum but to define explicit realizations of MSL by specifying location and epoch, for instance "MSL at xxx during yyyy-yyyy".</gml:remarks>
  <gml:domainOfValidity xlink:href="urn:ogc:def:area:EPSG::1262" />
  <gml:scope>Hydrography.</gml:scope>
  <gml:anchorDefinition>The average height of the surface of the sea at a tide station for all stages of the tide over a 19-year period, usually determined from hourly height readings measured from a fixed predetermined reference level.</gml:anchorDefinition>
</gml:VerticalDatum>