BAG uncertainty NoData value should be 1000000, not 0
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The NODATA value for the uncertainty in BAG files is being reported as 0. However, I think it should be set to 1000000.
There's some inconsistency in the documentation: From OpenNavSurf (http://www.opennavsurf.org/papers/BAG_FSD_Release_1.5.1.pdf, page 11): "The *unknown* state for uncertainty is defined to be 0.0"
From IHO S-102 Format Standard (http://www.iho.int/iho_pubs/standard/S-102/S-102_Ed1.0.0_Apr12.pdf, page 34): "The *undetermined* state for uncertainty is defined to be 1,000,000.0 (1.0e6)."
I've checked a sampling of BAGs that we archive here at NOAA/NGDC. All of them have 1000000 in the uncertainty band in areas with no data.
Thanks to Mike Wilburn from Esri for pointing out this issue.