Item Type : Simple Attribute
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : Unspecified
Simple AttributeName: Surface current speed
Alias : Unspecified
CamelCase : surfaceCurrentSpeed
Data Type : real
Definition : Rate of motion. The terms speed and VELOCITY are often used interchangeably, but speed is a scalar, having magnitude only, while VELOCITY is a vector quantity, having both magnitude and direction. Speed may either be the ship's speed through water, or the SPEED MADE GOOD over ground.
Reference :
Definition Source : IHO Hydrographic Dictionary, English
Similarity to Source : Context Added
Int1 :
S4 :
Remarks : Unspecified
Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : NOAA
Proposed Change : Attribute is from the S-111 Project Team for the Surface Current Product Specification
Justification : this has been vetted by the S-111PT
Proposed : 2016-10-13
Accepted : 2016-11-02
Amended :
Successor : surfaceCurrentSpeed
Predecessor : -