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Acronyms and Abbreviations


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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
2-D
Two-Dimensional
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
CM
Centimeter
CMGP
Coastal and Marine Geology Program
DEM
Digital Elevation Model
DGPS
Differential Global Positioning System
DOS
Disk Operating System
DOY
Day of Year
DVD
Digital Versatile Disc
EAARL
Experimental Advanced Airborne Research Lidar
EBCDIC
Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
ESRI
Environmental Systems Research Institute
FACS
Field Activity Collection System
FGDC
Federal Geographic Data Committee
GIF
Graphics Interchange Format
GIS
Geographic Information System
GPS
Global Positioning System
HP DGPS
High Performance Differential Global Positioning System
HR
Hour
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
Hz
Hertz
IEEE
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ID
Identification
IMU
Inertial Measurement Unit
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
JPEG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB
Kilobyte
kHz
Kilohertz
m
Meter
MB
Megabyte
MIN
Minute
MODIS
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
ms
Millisecond
N
North
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
PC
Personal Computer
PDF
Portable Document Format
POS MV
Position and Orientation Systems for Marine Vessels
s, SEC
Second
SEG
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
SPCMSC
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
SU
Seismic Unix
TAR
Tape Archive (File format)
TWT
Two-Way Travel Time
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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