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The gml:quantityType property indicates the phenomenon to which the units apply. This element contains an informal description of the phenomenon or type of physical quantity that is measured or observed. When the physical quantity is the result of an observation or measurement, this term is known as observable type or measurand.
The use of gml:quantityType for references to remote values is deprecated.

Element information

Type: gml:StringOrRefType

Properties: Global, Qualified


  • xsd:string
  • Attributes

    xlink:type [0..1]xsd:stringFixed value is "simple". from group xlink:simpleLink
    xlink:href [0..1]xsd:anyURIfrom group xlink:simpleLink
    xlink:role [0..1]xsd:anyURIfrom group xlink:simpleLink
    xlink:arcrole [0..1]xsd:anyURIfrom group xlink:simpleLink
    xlink:title [0..1]xsd:stringfrom group xlink:simpleLink
    xlink:show [0..1]Anonymousfrom group xlink:simpleLink
    xlink:actuate [0..1]Anonymousfrom group xlink:simpleLink
    nilReason [0..1]gml:NilReasonTypefrom group gml:AssociationAttributeGroup
    gml:remoteSchema [0..1]xsd:anyURIfrom group gml:AssociationAttributeGroup

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