U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 722

Acronyms and Abbreviations


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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
CCT
Coastal Change and Transport
CD-ROM
Compact Disc Read-Only Memory
cm
Centimeter
CORS
Continuously Operating Reference Station
DGPS
Differential Global Positioning System
EAARL
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research Lidar
ESRI
Environmental Systems Research Institute
FACS
Field Activity Collection System
FGDC
Federal Geographic Data Committee
Fla
Florida
FRAWG
Frame Work Group
ft
Foot
GIS
Geographic Information System
GIPSY
GPS-Inferred Positioning System
GUIS
Gulf Islands National Seashore
GPS
Global Positioning System
GRS80
Geodetic Reference System of 1980
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
Inc
Incorporated
JPEG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB
Kilobyte
kHz
Kilohertz
km
Kilometer
LiDAR
Light Detection and Ranging
m
Meter
MB
Megabyte
Miss
Mississippi
MLLW
Mean Lower Low Water
ms
Millisecond
MSL
Mean Sea Level
NAD83
North American Datum 1983
NASA
National Aeronautic and Space Administration
NAVD88
North American Vertical Datum 1988
NAVSTAR
Navigation Signal Timing and Ranging
NGOM
Northern Gulf of Mexico
NGS
National Geodetic Survey
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NPS
National Park Service
OPUS
On-Line Positioning User Service
PID
Permanent Identifiers
PDF
Portable Document Format
PDOP
Percent Dilution of Position
RMS
Root Mean Square
RTK
Real Time Kinematic
RV
Research Vessel
s
Second
SANDS
System for Accurate Nearshore Depth Surveying
SCOUT
Scripps Coordinate Update Tool
TIFF
Tagged Image File Format
TVG
Time Varying Gain
US
United States
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

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