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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
Ca2+
Concentration of Calcium
CD
Compact Disc
CDIAC
Carbon Dioxide Information and Analysis Center
cm
Centimeter(s)
CO2
Carbon Dioxide
CO32-
Concentration of Carbonate
CRM
Certified Reference Material
CSV
Comma-Separated Values
CTD
Conductivity-Temperature-Depth Profiler
DIC
Dissolved Inorganic Carbon
ESRI
Environmental Systems Research Institute
FACS
Field Activity Collection System
fCO2
Fugacity of Carbon Dioxide
FGDC
Federal Geographic Data Committee
GIS
Geographic Information System
GPS
Geographic Positioning System
h
Hour(s)
HTML
HyperText Markup Language
ID
Identification
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
JPEG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
K*sp
Solubility Product of Aragonite
KB
Kilobyte(s)
KHSO4
potassium bisulfate
kg
kilograms
km
kilometers
LCW
Liquid Core Waveguide
MICA
Multiparameter Inorganic Carbon Analyzer
m
Meter(s)
MB
Megabyte(s)
min
Minute(s)
ml
Milliliter(s)
N
North
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NAD83
North American Datum 1983
Ωa
Saturation State of Seawater for Aragonite (omega)
PC
Personal Computer
pCO2
Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide
PDF
Portable Document Format
PEEK
Polyetheretherketone
pH
Measurement of Acidity or Basicity
pHT
pH at Total Seawater Scale
PI
Principal Investigator
r-ratio
wavelength ratio
RTD
Resistance Temperature Dectector
s
Second(s)
SPCMSC
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
SRI
Stanford Research Institute
SST
Sea Surface Temperature
SW
Sea Water
TA
Total Alkalinity
TC
Total Carbon
TCO2
Total Carbon Dioxide
μatm
Microatmospheres
μL
Microliter(s)
μmol
Micromolar
μmol/kg
Micromole per kilogram
UM
University of Miami
USF
University of South Florida
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
XML
Extensible Markup Language

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