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South Carolina Coastal Erosion Study, Data Report for Observations, October 2003 - April 2004


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Abbreviation Definition
ABS Acoustic Backscatter Sensor
ADCP Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
ADP Acoustic Doppler Profiler
ADV Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter
AP Acoustic Profiler
COAMPS® Coupled Ocean/Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System (see www.nrlmry.navy.mil/coamps-web/web/home)
CT Conductivity, Temperature Sensor
EPIC Data storage, retrieval, and management formats and tool maintained by NOAA (see www.pmel.noaa.gov/epic/). Initially began as Equatorial Pacific Information Collection.
FLASH RAM Flash memory for data storage
GT Georgia Institute of Technology Savannah Campus (see www.gtrep.gatech.edu)
mab Meters above bottom
mbs Meters below surface
Matlab® Software marketed by The Math Works, Inc., Natick, MA (see www.mathworks.com)
MicroCAT Instrument made by Sea-Bird for time-series measurements of temperature and salinity (see www.seabird.com)
NDBC National Data Buoy Center; part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (see www.ndbc.noaa.gov)
NetCDF Network Common Data Form -- A data format and library of data access subroutines maintained by Unidata (see www.unidata.ucar.edu/packages/netcdf)
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (see www.noaa.gov)
NOS National Ocean Service (see www.nos.noaa.gov)
OBS Optical Backscatter Sensor
Paros Paroscientific, Inc. (see www.paroscientific.com)
PCADP Pulse-Coherent Acoustic Doppler Profiler
PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Card International Association - A credit card sized memory card for laptop computers
PMEL Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (see www.pmel.noaa.gov)
RDI RD Instruments (see www.rdinstruments.com)
R/V Research Vessel
SEACAT Instrument made by Sea-Bird for time-series measurements of temperature and salinity (see www.seabird.com)
SEASOFT Software created by Sea-Bird Electronics, Inc. for processing conductivity and temperature (see www.seabird.com)
TRBM Trawl-Resistant Bottom Mount
UCAR University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (see www.ucar.edu/ucar)
USC University of South Carolina (see www.sc.edu)
USCG United States Coast Guard (see www.uscg.mil)
USGS United States Geological Survey (see www.usgs.gov)
WHOI Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (see www.whoi.edu)
WWW World Wide Web

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