[CF-metadata] Fwd: Re: hydrosphere

John Graybeal graybeal at mbari.org
Tue Feb 5 08:54:01 MST 2008

Why not 'surface_water' ?


At 12:59 PM +0000 2/5/08, Jonathan Gregory wrote:
>Dear Luis
>> If the names could be expressed in a hierarchy some of them could be 
>> specialized ( different form creating an alias ). This will allow 
>> preserving the current name and allowing to be more specific when 
>> necessary.
>I think the crucial question is: what word describes "sea", "lake" and
>"river" in general? The general name is the problem, not the specific one.
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