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Data Series 739

Bathymetry and Acoustic Backscatter Data Collected in 2010 from Cat Island, Mississippi

ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
Ala.
Alabama
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
BASE
Bathymetry Based on Statistical Error
BIM
Barrier Island Monitoring
Calif.
California
CD-ROM
Compact Disc Read-Only Memory
cm
Centimeter
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
Fla.
Florida
FRAWG
Framework Group
ft
Foot
GIS
Geographic Information System
GUIS
Gulf Islands National Seashore
GPS
Global Positioning System
GRS80
Geodetic Reference System of 1980
GIPSY
GPS-Inferred Positioning System
HIPS
Hydrographic Information Processing System
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
in.
Inch
ID
Identification
Inc.
Incorporated
IMU
Internal Measurement Unit
JPEG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB
Kilobyte
kHz
Kilohertz
km
Kilometer
Lidar
Light Detection and Ranging
Ltd.
Limited
m
Meter
Mass.
Massachusetts
Md.
Maryland
Miss.
Mississippi
MLLW
Mean Lower Low Water
ms
Millisecond
MSL
Mean Sea Level
MsCIP
Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program
N
North
NAD83
North American Datum 1983
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NAVD29
North American Vertical Datum 1929
NAVD88
North American Vertical Datum 1988
NAVSTAR
Navigation Signal Timing and Ranging
NGS
National Geodetic Survey
NGOM
Northern Gulf of Mexico
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
OPUS
On-Line Positioning User Service
PDF
Portable Document Format
PDOP
Percent Dilution of Position
PID
Permanent Identifier
RTK
Real Time Kinematic
PPS
Pulse Per Second
RMS
Root Mean Square
RV
Research Vessel
s
Second
SANDS
System for Accurate Nearshore Depth Surveying
SEA
Systems Engineering and Assessment
SCOUT
Scripps Coordinate Update Tool
SIPS
Sonar Information Processing System
SOS
Speed of Sound
SVP
Sound Velocity Profile
SVS
Sound Velocity Sensor
SXP
SEA Ltd. Swath Processor Processed File
SXR
SEA Ltd. Swath Processor Raw File
SXS
SEA Ltd. Swath Processor Session File
TIFF
Tagged Image File Format
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey
UTM
Universal Transverse Mercator
WGS84
World Geodetic System 1984
XML
Extensible Markup Language

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