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U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 741

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ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
3D
Three Dimensional
BGA
Blue-Green Algae
BOD
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
°C
Degrees Celsius
CCGS
Canadian Coast Guard Ship
CD
Compact Disc
CGS
Canada Geological Survey
CO
Colorado
CO2
Carbon Dioxide
CO32-
Concentration of Carbonate
CSV
Comma-Separated Values
CTD
Conductivity-Temperature-Depth Profiler
DI
Distilled
DIC
Dissolved Inorganic Carbon
°F
Degrees Fahrenheit
FL
Florida
GPS
Geographic Positioning System
h
Hour
HCl
Hydrochloric Acid
HgCl2
Mercuric Chloride Solution
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
ICP
Inductively Coupled Plasma
ICP-MS
Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectroscopy
ICP-OES
Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy
IPCC
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
keV
Kiloelectron Volt
kg
kilogram
km
kilometer
L
Liter
MICA
Multiparameter Inorganic Carbon Analyzer
m
Meter
min
Minute
mL
Milliliter
mM
Millimolar
pCO2
Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide
PDF
Portable Document Format
pH
Measurement of Acidity or Basicity
pHT
pH at Total Seawater Scale
PNG
Portable Network Graphics
ppm
Parts per Million
QA/QC
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
SCF
Seapoint Chlorophyll Fluorometer
SST
Sea Surface Temperature
TA
Total Alkalinity
TCO2
Total Carbon Dioxide
TOC
Total Organic Carbon
TSG
Thermosalinograph
μL
Microliter
μm
Micrometer
μmol
Micromole
U.S.
United States
USB
Universal Serial Bus
USCGC
United States Coast Guard Cutter
USF
University of South Florida
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey
UTC
Coordinated Universal Time
VPDB
Vienna Pee Dee Belemnite
VSMOW
Vienna Standard Mean Ocean Water
WHOI
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
XML
Extensible Markup Language
YSI
Yellow Springs Instruments Company

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