Open-File Report 2006-1374

Open-File Report 2006-1374

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Conversion Factors, Datums, and Abbreviations and Acronyms

Conversion Factors

Multiply By To obtain
acre 4,047 square meter
acre 0.4047 hectare
foot (ft) 0.3048 meter
inch (in) 2.54 centimeter
mile (mi) 1.609 kilometer

Temperature in degrees Celsius (°C) may be converted to degrees Fahrenheit (°F) as follows:


Temperature in degrees Fahrenheit (°F) may be converted to degrees Celsius (°C) as follows:



Vertical coordinate information is referenced to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88).

Horizontal coordinate information is referenced to North American Datum of 1927 (NAD 27).

Altitude, as used in this report, refers to distance above the vertical datum.

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Abbreviations and Acronyms Meaning
1,1-DCA 1,1-dichloroethane
1,2-DCA 1,2-dichloroethane
1,1-DCE 1,1-dichloroethene
CA chloroethane
cis-DCE cis-1,2-dichloroethene
CVOC chlorinated volatile organic compound
DO dissolved oxygen
ml mililiter
NUWC Naval Undersea Warfare Center
NWQL USGS National Water Quality Laboratory
ORP oxidation-reduction potential
OU-1 Operable Unit 1
STL Severn Trent Laboratories
TCA 1,1,1,-trichloroethane
TCE trichloroethene
USEPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
VC vinyl chloride
VOC volatile organic compound

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