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Open-File Report 20151219

A Seasonal Comparison of Surface Sediment Characteristics in Chincoteague Bay, Maryland and Virginia, USA

Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Symbols


 

ACRONYM OR
ABBREVIATION
DEFINITION
°C
Degree Celsius
ρ
Density of Seawater
ρb
Dry Bulk Density
ρs
Sediment Density
g
Gravity
>
Greater Than
d50
Median Grain-Size
D*
Dimensionless Sediment Parameter
%
Percent
Φ
Phi Particle Size Scale
±
Plus or Minus
φ
Porosity
θ
Water Content
θcr
Critical Shields Parameter
τc
Current Induced Bottom Shear Stress
τcr
Critical Stress Threshold or Critical Shear Stress
τtbs
Total Bottom Shear Stress
τw
Wave Induced Bottom Shear Stress
ν
Kinematic Viscosity
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials
CTB
Chincoteague Bay
cm
Centimeter
cm3
Cubic Centimeter
CMGP
Coastal and Marine Geology Program
CSV
Comma Separated Values
COAWST
Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Wave-Sediment Transport
DE
Delaware
Delmarva
Delaware Maryland Virginia
DO
Dissolved Oxygen
ENE
East-Northeast
EPR
Estuarine Physical Response
FAN
Field Activity Number
FL
Florida
g
Gram
g/cm3
Grams per Cubic Centimeter
GPS
Global Positioning System
H2O2
Hydrogen Peroxide
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
ID
Identification
JPEG
Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB
Kilobyte
kg/m2
Kilograms per Meter Squared
kg/m3
Kilograms per Cubic Meter
km
Kilometer
km/h
Kilometers per Hour
km2
Square Kilometers
LOI
Loss On Ignition
MD
Maryland
MB
Megabyte
m
Meter
m/s2
Meters per Second Squared
m2/s
Square Meters per Second
m3/yr
Cubic Meters per Year
m
Micron
mL
Milliliter
mm
Millimeter
mV
Millivolt
NOS
National Ocean Service
NJ
New Jersey
N/m2
Newtons per Meter Squared
NAD83
North American Datum of 1983
NE
Northeast
OM
Organic Matter
ORP
Oxidation-Reduction Potential
Pa
Pascals
PDF
Portable Document Format
SSIEES
Sea-level and Storm Impacts on Estuarine Environments and Shorelines
SPCMSC
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey
UTC
Universal Time Coordinated
UTM
Universal Transverse Mercator
VA
Virginia

 

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