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Acronyms and Abbreviations


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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
2-D
Two-Dimensional
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
CCT
Coastal Change and Transport
CMGP
Coastal and Marine Geology Program
CTI
Chesapeake Technology, Inc.
DGPS
Differential Global Positioning System
DLG
Digital Line Graph
DOS
Disk Operating System
DOY
Day of Year
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
GIF
Graphics Interchange Format
GIS
Geographic Information System
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(s)
MB
Megabyte(s)
MIN
Minute(s)
MODIS
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
N
North
NAD83
North American Datum 1983
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
PC
Personal Computer
PDF
Portable Document Format
R/V
Research Vessel
SEG
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
SPCMSC
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
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
WGS84
World Geodetic System 1984
WHCMSC
Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
XML
Extensible Markup Language
kHz
Kilohertz
m
Meter(s)
ms
Millisecond(s)
s, SEC
Second(s)

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