actual elevation

actual elevation

[′ak·chə·wəl ‚el·ə′vā·shən]
(meteorology)
The vertical distance above mean sea level of the ground at the meteorological station.
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Accuracy of a DEM can be evaluated by comparing DEM derived elevation values with actual elevation values, called as refrence data that can be acquired with high precision field survey or a secondary source (Castrignano et al.
We want our altimeters to read the actual elevation, so at that airport we want the altimeter to read 1000 feet.
Also, there are numbers on some of the lines showing the actual elevation.
By using his barometer and sextant he calculated the elevation of Roche Miette at 7,300 feet, just 300 feet short of its actual elevation.
While arguably acceptable for windstorm or earthquake risk analyses, such variances can result in substantial differences between the property's assumed and actual elevation, making reliable flood risk assessment impossible.
Let r be the actual elevation of the dish with respect to the earth's horizon and let c be the desired elevation of the dish as it follows the star.
Scientists can determine the actual elevation within 4.
An option is a laser receipt sensor that informs the driller, in real time, the actual elevation of the hole, allowing drilling to stop at a predetermined depth.
Hub Elevation: Actual elevation of the top of a hub in feet, tenths and hundredths of feet.
The bidder will be held responsible for comparing the project site with the bid documents and satisfactorily determining any/all existing conditions, existing construction, actual elevations, or other items affecting the performance and completion of the project scope of work.