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U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 553

Acronyms and Abbreviations


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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
BICM
Barrier Island Comprehensive Monitoring
CTI
Chesapeake Technology, Inc.
CMGP
Coastal and Marine Geology Program
UTC
Coordinated Universal Time
DOY
Day of Year
DGPS
Differential Global Positioning System
DLG
Digital Line Graph
DVD
Digital Versatile Disc
DOS
Disk Operating System
ESRI
Environmental Systems Research Institute
EBCDIC
Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
XML
Extensible Markup Language
FGDC
Federal Geographic Data Committee
FACS
Field Activity Collection System
GIS
Geographic Information System
GPS
Global Positioning System
GIF
Graphics Interchange Format
Hz
Hertz
HR
Hour(s)
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
ID
Identification
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
JPEG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB
Kilobyte(s)
kHz
Kilohertz
LDNR
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
LOSCO
Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office
MB
Megabyte(s)
m
Meter(s)
ms
Millisecond(s)
MIN
Minute(s)
MODIS
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
N
North
NAD83
North American Datum 1983
PC
Personal Computer
PDF
Portable Document Format
R/V
Research Vessel
s, SEC
Second(s)
SU
Seismic Unix
SEG
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
SPCMSC
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
SCC
Subsidence and Coastal Change
TAR
Tape Archiver (Unix)
2-D
Two-Dimensional
TWT
Two-Way Travel Time
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey
UTM
Universal Transverse Mercator
W
West
WGS84
World Geodetic System 1984

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