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Data Series 1039

Coastal Single-Beam Bathymetry Data Collected in 2015 from the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana

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ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
BASE bathymetry based on statistical error
BICM Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring
BNWR Breton National Wildlife Refuge
cm centimeter
CPRA Coastal Protection Restoration Authority
CRMS Coastwide Reference Monitoring System
CTD conductivity, temperature, pressure
DEM Digital Elevation Model
DGPS Differential Global Positioning System
Esri Environmental Systems Research Institute
FACS Field Activity Collection System
FAN Field Activity Number
FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee
ft foot
GIS Geographic Information System
GNSS Global Navigation Satellite System
GPS Global Positioning System
Hz hertz
HIPS Hydrographic Information Processing System
ITRF00 International Terrestrial Reference Frame 2000
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB kilobyte
km kilometer
km2 kilometer squared
LCA S&T Louisiana Coastal Area Science and Technology
LDNR Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging
Ltd. Limited
m meter
mm millimeter
ms millisecond
m/s meters per second
N north
NAD83 North American Datum of 1983
NAVD88 North American Vertical Datum of 1988
NGS National Geodetic Survey
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
OPUS On-Line Positioning User Service
PDF portable document format
RMS root mean square
R/V research vessel
s second
SBB single-beam bathymetry
SIPS Sonar Information Processing System
SOS speed of sound
SPCMSC Saint Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
SVP sound velocity profile
SWAMP System Wide Assessment and Monitoring Program
TIFF tagged image file format
TIN triangulated irregular network
USGS United States Geological Survey
UTC Coordinated Universal Time
UTM Universal Transverse Mercator
WGS84 World Geodetic System of 1984
X (or x) easting
Y (or y) northing
Z (or z) elevation

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