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Descriptor English: Isobar
Descriptor Spanish: Isobara
Descriptor Portuguese: Isóbara
Descriptor French: Isobar
Entry term(s): Contour Line of Pressure
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.587.607.503
Scope note: A line represented on a map or chart, connecting points on the surface that have equal barometric pressure over a given time or period (OFDA, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance). (Internationally agreed glossary of basic terms related to Disaster Management - IDNDR, 1992: http://cidbimena.desastres.hn/pdf/spa/doc3341/doc3341.htm)
DeCS ID: 34697
Unique ID: DDCS034697
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Isobar - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060587
Scope note A line represented on a map or chart, connecting points on the surface that have equal barometric pressure over a given time or period (OFDA, Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance). (Internationally agreed glossary of basic terms related to Disaster Management - IDNDR, 1992: http://cidbimena.desastres.hn/pdf/spa/doc3341/doc3341.htm)
Preferred term Isobar
Entry term(s) Contour Line of Pressure



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