U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 671

Acronyms and Abbreviations


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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
Ala
Alabama
AL
Alabama
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
AVG
Angle Varying Gain
BASE
Bathymetry Based on Statistical Error
CCT
Coastal Change and Transport
cm
Centimeter(s)
CORS
Continuously Operating Reference Station
DGPS
Differential Global Positioning System
DVD
Digital Versatile Disc
EAARL
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research Lidar
ESRI
Environmental Systems Research Institute
FACS
Field Activity Collection System
FGDC
Federal Geographic Data Committee
FL
Florida
FRAWG
Frame Work Group
GeoBar
Georeferenced Backscatter Raster
GIS
Geographic Information System
GUIS
Gulf Islands National Seashore
GPS
Global Positioning System
HIPS
Hydrographic Information Processing System
HS2
HYSWEEP Editor (MBMAX) Binary Data Format
HSX
HYSWEEP Survey Raw Data Format
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
ID
Identification
Inc
Incorporated
IMU
Internal Measurement Unit
JPEG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB
Kilobyte(s)
kHz
Kilohertz
km
Kilometer(s)
Lidar
Light Detection and Ranging
Ltd
Limited
m
Meter(s)
MB
Megabyte(s)
MBMAX
HYSWEEP Multibeam Editor
Miss
Mississippi
MLLW
Mean Lower Low Water
MsCIP
Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program
NAD83
North American Datum 1983
NAVD88
North American Vertical Datum 1988
NGOM
Northern Gulf of Mexico
NGS
National Geodetic Survey
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
PDF
Portable Document Format
POS MV
Positioning and Orientation Solutions for Marine Vessels
PPS
Pulse Per Second
RV
Research Vessel
s
Second(s)
SEA
Systems Engineering and Assessment
SIPS
Sonar Information Processing System
SOS
Speed of Sound
SSS
Side Scan Sonar
SV
Survey Vessel
SVP
Sound Velocity Probe
SVS
Sound Velocity Sensor
TIFF
Tagged Image File Format
TVG
Time Varying Gain
USACE
United States Army Corps of Engineers
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey
UTM
Universal Transverse Mercator
WGS84
World Geodetic System 1984
XML
Extensible Markup Language
XTF
Extended Triton Format

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