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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 Program
cos Cosine
CSS Cascading Style Sheets
DGPS Differential Global Positioning System
DOS Disk Operating System
DVD Digital Versatile Disc
EG&G Edgerton, Germeshausen, and Grier
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
FID Feature Identification
GIF Graphics Interchange Format
GIS Geographic Information Systems
GMT Greenwich Mean Time
GPS Global Positioning System
HTML Hypertext Markup Language
Hz Hertz
ID Identification
IE Internet Explorer
Inc Incorporated
ISO International Organization for Standardization
ITI Innovative Transducers, Inc.
J Joule(s)
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB Kilobyte(s)
kHz Kilohertz
km Kilometer(s)
m Meter(s)
Mac Macintosh
MB Megabyte(s)
ms Millisecond(s)
MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
N North
NAD83 North American Datum 1983
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
OS Operating System
ORE Ocean Research Equipment
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
SPCMSC St. Petersburg Coastal & Marine Science Center
SU Seismic Unix
TEI Triton Elics International, Inc.
UNIX Uniplexed Information and Computing System
USA United States of America
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
UTM Universal Transverse Mercator
WGS84 World Geodetic System 1984
XML Extensible Markup Language


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