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EAARL Coastal Topography–Central Wetlands, Louisiana, 2010


Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
ALPS
Airborne Lidar Processing System
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASPRS
American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
BA
Bathymetry
BE
Bare Earth
CIR
Color Infrared
cm
Centimeter(s)
CMGP
Coastal and Marine Geology Program
CT
Coastal Topography
DEM
Digital Elevation Model
DVD
Digital Versatile Disc
EAARL
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research Lidar
ESRI
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.
FGDC
Federal Geographic Data Committee
FS
First Surface
GB
Gigabyte(s)
GeoTIFF
Georeferenced Tagged Image File Format
GIS
Geographic Information System
GPS
Global Positioning System
GRASS
Geographic Resources Analysis Support System
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
IDL
Interactive Data Language
kHz
Kilohertz
LAS
Log ASCII Standard
lidar
Light Detection and Ranging
m
Meter(s)
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NAD83
North American Datum 1983
NAVD88
North American Vertical Datum 1988
nm
Nanometer(s)
RCF
Random Consensus Filter
RGB
Red-Green-Blue
TIF
Tagged Image File
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey
UTM
Universal Transverse Mercator
WGS84
World Geodetic System 1984
XML
Extensible Markup Language

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