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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
2-D
Two-Dimensional
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
CD
Compact Disc
cm
Centimeter(s)
CMGP
Coastal and Marine Geology Program
CHIRP
Compressed High Intensity Radar Pulse
CTI
Chesapeake Technology, Inc.
DGPS
Differential Global Positioning System
DOS
Disk Operating System
DOY
Day of Year
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
I
Interstate
ID
Identification
Inc.
Incorporated
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
J
Joules
JPEG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB
Kilobyte(s)
kHz
Kilohertz
LCA
Lakes and Coastal Aquifers
LVB
Low Voltage Boomer
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)
SEG
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
SU
Seismic Unix
TAR
Tape Archiver (UNIX)
TWT
Two-Way Travel Time
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey
UTC
Coordinated Universal Time
UTM
Universal Transverse Mercator
W
West
WAAS
Wide Area Augmentation System
WGS84
World Geodetic System 1984
WRD
Water Resources Discipline
XML
Extensible Markup Language

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