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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 423

Concept definition: The geopotential altitude H of a <LOCATION> is its geopotential with respect to mean sea level (assumed at zero potential), expressed in geopotential metres, as shown in the equation
H = (1/g0') · ∫0z g · dZ
where g0' is equal to 9,80665 m2/(s2 · gpm).
Attribute value type: REAL
Unit equivalence class label: GEOPOTENTIAL_ENERGY_LENGTH
Reference type: IR
Reference: [US_STDATM]
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