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ACRONYM
OR
ABBREVIATION

DEFINITION

2D

2-Dimensional

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

CDP

Common Depth Point

CMGP

Coastal and Marine Geology Program

db

Decibel

DGPS

Differential Global Positioning System

DVD

Digital Versatile Disc

EBCDIC

Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code

ESRI

Environmental Systems Research Institute

FACS

Field Activity Collection System

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

GDT

Geographic Data Technology, Inc.

GIF

Graphics Interchange Format

GIS

Geographic Information Systems

GMT

Greenwich Mean Time

HTML

Hyper Text Markup Language

Hz

Hertz

ID

Identification

JD

Julian Day

JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

KB

Kilobyte(s)

kHz

Kilohertz

km

Kilometer

LOSCO

Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office

m

Meter(s)

MB

Megabyte(s)

ms

Millisecond(s)

PDF

Portable Document Format

SCC

Subsidence and Coastal Change

RTF

Rich Text Format

R/V

Research Vessel

s

Second(s)

SEG

Society of Exploration Geophysicists

SU

Seismic Unix

TIGER

Topologically Integrated Geographic
Encoding and Referencing System

UDF

Universal Disc Format

USGS

United States Geological Survey

UTM

Universal Transverse Mercator

WAAS

Wide Area Augmentation System

WGS84

World Geodetic System 1984

WWW

World Wide Web


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