surface visibility

surface visibility

[′sər·fəs ‚viz·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(meteorology)
The visibility determined from a point on the ground, as opposed to control-tower visibility.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

surface visibility

Visibility observed from eye-level above the ground. It is the distance at which prominent objects are clearly visible during the day and at night with lights of specified luminosity.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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* a measure of surface visibility or tower visibility
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