Object Class: Current - non-gravitational


Acronym: CURENT (P)

Code: 36

Set Attribute_A: *CURVEL; DATEND; DATSTA; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; *ORIENT; PEREND; PERSTA;

Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; SCAMAX; SCAMIN;

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

Currents (non-gravitational) include either singly or in combination: ocean currents (wind and/or density driven), inter-oceanic equalising currents, currents of navigable rivers, river outflow effects offshore and other non-tidal flows.

References:

INT 1: IH 42-43;

M-4: 408.2-3;

Remarks:

Distinction: tidal stream - harmonic prediction; tidal stream - non-harmonic prediction; tidal stream panel data; tidal stream - time series;