Item Type : Feature
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : CURENT
FeatureName: Current - Non-Gravitational
Alias : CURENT; Non-Tidal Current
CamelCase : CurrentNonGravitational
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : Any current that is caused by other than tide producing forces.
Reference : Nontidal Current
Definition Source : IHO Hydrographic Dictionary, English
Similarity to Source : Identical
Int1 :
S4 :
Recommended Attributes :
Distinguishing Features :
Remarks : Non-gravitational currents include either singly or in combination: ocean currents (wind and/or density driven), inter-oceanic equalizing currents, currents of navigable rivers, river outflow effects offshore and other non-tidal flows.
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Standardize Item Name. Amend definition. Add definition source, reference and similarity. Add INT1 and S-4 references. Add distinctions. Add remark.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-05-28
Accepted :
Amended : 2019-05-31
Successor : -
Predecessor : CURENT