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Acronyms and Abbreviations


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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
2-D Two-Dimensional
AGC Automatic Gain Control
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
CDP Common Depth Point
CMGP Coastal and Marine Geology
CTI Chesapeake Technology, Inc.
cos Cosine
DOS Disk Operating System
DOY Day of Year
DVD Digital Versatile Disc
EBCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
ELICS Electronics, Informatics and Computer Science
ESRI Environmental Systems Research Institute
FACS Field Activity Collection System
FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee
FGS Florida Geological Survey
FID Feature Identification
GIF Graphics Interchange Format
GIS Geographic Information Systems
GMT Greenwich Mean Time
GPS Global Positioning System
HR Hour
HTML Hypertext Markup Language
Hz Hertz
ID Identification
IE Internet Explorer
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ITI Innovative Transducers, Inc.
Inc Incorporated
J Joule(s)
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB Kilobyte(s)
kHz Kilohertz
km Kilometer(s)
m Meter(s)
Mac Macintosh
MB Megabyte(s)
MIN Minute
MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
ms Millisecond(s)
N North
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NAD83 North American Datum 1983
OS Operating System
PC Personal Computer
PDF Portable Document Format
R/V Research Vessel
rev Revision
s, SEC Second(s)
SEG Society of Exploration Geophysicists
SJRWMD St. Johns River Water Management District
SPCMSC St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
SU Seismic Unix
tar Tape Archive (UNIX)
UNIX Uniplexed Information and Computing System
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
UTC Coordinated Universal Time
UTM Universal Transverse Mercator
W West
WGS84 World Geodetic System 1984
XML Extensible Markup Language

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