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U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 496

Acronyms and Abbreviations


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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION

DEFINITION

2D

Two-Dimensional

AGC

Automatic Gain Control

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

CDP

Common Depth Point

CMGP

Coastal and Marine Geology Program

cos

cosine

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

FGS

Florida Geological Survey

GIF

Graphics Interchange Format

GIS

Geographic Information Systems

GMT

Greenwich Mean Time

GPS

Global Positioning System

HTML

Hypertext Markup Language

Hz

Hertz

ID

Identification

Inc

Incorporated

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

ITI

Innovative Transducers, Inc.

J

Joules

JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

KB

Kilobyte(s)

kHz

Kilohertz

km

Kilometer(s)

m

Meter(s)

MB

Megabyte(s)

ms

Millisecond(s)

MODIS

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NAD83

North American Datum 1983

PC

Personal Computer

PDF

Portable Document Format

R/V

Research Vessel

s

Second(s)

SEG

Society of Exploration Geophysicists

SJRWMD

St. Johns River Water Management District

SU

Seismic Unix

TEI

Triton Elics International, Inc.

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

UTM

Universal Transverse Mercator

WGS84

World Geodetic System 1984

XML

Extensible Markup Language


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