Interface VerticalDatum

  • All Superinterfaces:
    Datum, IdentifiedObject
    All Known Implementing Classes:

    public interface VerticalDatum
    extends Datum
    A textual description and/or a set of parameters identifying a particular reference level surface used as a zero-height surface. The description includes its position with respect to the Earth for any of the height types recognized by this standard. There are several types of Vertical Datums, and each may place constraints on the Coordinate Axis with which it is combined to create a Vertical CRS.
    GeoAPI 1.0
    Martin Desruisseaux (IRD)
    • Method Detail

      • getVerticalDatumType

        VerticalDatumType getVerticalDatumType()
        The type of this vertical datum. Default is "geoidal".
        The type of this vertical datum.