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 : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO Secretariat
Proposed Change : Standardize Item Name. Add INT1 and S-4 references.
Justification : Standardization of Register content.
Proposed : 2019-12-03
Accepted :
Amended : 2019-12-04
Successor : -
Predecessor : surfaceCurrentSpeed