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Acronyms and Abbreviations

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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION

DEFINITION

~

Approximately

2-D

Two-Dimensional

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

cm

Centimeter(s)

CMG

Coastal and Marine Geology

CSC

Computer Sciences Corporation

CTI

Chesapeake Technology, Inc.

DGPS

Differential Global Positioning System

DOS

Disk Operating System

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 Systems

GPS

Global Positioning System

HTML

Hypertext Markup Language

Hz

Hertz

ID

Identification

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

J

Joules

JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

KB

Kilobyte(s)

kHz

Kilohertz

km

Kilometer(s)

m

Meter(s)

MB

Megabyte(s)

MESH

Multi-Element Streamer Hydrophone

ms

Millisecond(s)

N

North

NAD83

North American Datum 1983

PC

Personal Computer

PDF

Portable Document Format

s

Second(s)

SEG

Society of Exploration Geophysicists

SGI

Surface Groundwater Interactions

SU

Seismic Unix

TEI

Triton Elics International, Inc.

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

UTC

Coordinated Universal Time

UTM

Universal Transverse Mercator

WAAS

Wide Area Augmentation System

W

West

WGS84

World Geodetic System 1984

XML

Extensible Markup Language


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