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U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 428

Acronyms and Abbreviations


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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
2-D
Two-Dimensional
ANS
Annotated Navigation Shot
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
CWST
Coastal and Watershed Studies Team
C/C
Change Course
CHRSRP
Continuous High-Resolution Seismic Reflection Profile
CS
Creative Suite
DOY
Day of Year
DOS
Disk Operating System
dpi
Dots Per Inch
DVD
Digital Versatile Disc
EOL
End of Line
EPC
Edward P. Curley Lab
ESRI
Environmental Systems Research Institute
FGDC
Federal Geographic Data Committee
FISC
Florida Integrated Science Center
FIXT
Fix Type
ft
Feet
GIF
Graphics Interchange Format
GIS
Geographic Information System
GMT
Greenwich Mean Time (also referred to as Z)
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
kHz
Kilohertz
LAT
Latitude
LONG
Longitude
LORAN
LOng RAnge Navigation
LZW
Lossless
m
Meters
MASH
Mississippi-Alabama Shelf
MB
Megabyte(s)
M
Minute(s)
MMS
Minerals Management Service
ms
Millisecond(s)
N
North
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
PDF
Portable Document Format
R/V
Research Vessel
s
Seconds
SOL
Start of Line
TIFF
Tagged Image File Format
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey
UTC
Coordinated Universal Time
W
West
WGS84
World Geodetic System 1984
XML
Extensible Markup Language
Z
Zulu Time Zone, Greenwich Mean Time

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