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DATA ELEMENT WITH QUANTITATIVE VALUES

Identifier LAT
Short name LAT
Dataset CDDA
Table Sites
Reference URL http://dd.eionet.europa.eu/datasets/latest/CDDA/tables/sites/elements/LAT
Name Latitude
Definition Geographical Co-ordinate in decimal degrees.
Methodology for obtaining data Degrees south should be indicated with a minus sign.

EEA will calculate coordinates where a country requests this service by using code "02" in the field 'CDDA_Coordinates_code'. It however requires that the site digital boundaries have been provided by the country.
Datatype decimal
Maximum size 10
Decimal precision 7
Minimum inclusive value -90
Maximum inclusive value 90
Public or Internal Public attribute
Responsible
Reporting obligation
Is language used No