U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 311

Acronyms and Abbreviations


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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
2-D
Two-Dimensional
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
BICM
Barrier Island Coastal Monitoring project
cm
Centimeter(s)
CTI
Chesapeake Technology, Inc.
db
Decibel
DGPS
Differential Global Positioning System
DOS
Disk Operating System
DOY
Day of Year
DVD
Digital Versatile Disc
EBCDIC
Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
ESRI
Environmental Systems Research Institute
FACS
Field Activity Collection System
FGDC
Federal Geographic Data Committee
FISC
Florida Integrated Science Center
GIF
Graphics Interchange Format
GIS
Geographic Information System
GPS
Global Positioning System
HR
Hour(s)
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
Hz
Hertz
ID
Identification
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
JPEG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB
Kilobyte(s)
kHz
Kilohertz
LOSCO
Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office
m
Meter(s)
MB
Megabyte(s)
MIN
Minute(s)
ms
Millisecond(s)
N
North
NAD83
North American Datum 1983
PC
Personal Computer
PDF
Portable Document Format
s, SEC
Second(s)
R/V
Research Vessel
SCC
Subsidence and Coastal Change
SEG
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
SU
Seismic Unix
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey
UTC
Coordinated Universal Time
UTM
Universal Transverse Mercator
W
West
WGS84
World Geodetic System 1984
XML
Extensible Markup Language

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