Appendix C
Acronyms


AIS

Automatic Identification System

ALACE

Airborne LIDAR Assessment of Coastal Erosion

AtN

Aids to Navigation

AUV

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

AVHRR

Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer


BLM

Bureau of Land Management


CASI

Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager

CHARTS

Compact Hydrographic Airborne Raid Total Survey

CMW

Counter Mine Warfare

CSC

Coastal Services Center

CSO

Coastal States Organization

CTM

Coastal Terrain Model


DDM

Digital Depth Model

DEM

Digital Elevation Model

DGPS

Differential Global Positioning System

DMS

Digital Mapping Server


ECDIS

Electronic Chart Display and Information System

EEZ

Exclusive Economic Zone

ENC

Electronic Nautical Chart

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency



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A Geospatial Framework for the Coastal Zone: National Needs for Coastal Mapping and Charting Appendix C Acronyms AIS Automatic Identification System ALACE Airborne LIDAR Assessment of Coastal Erosion AtN Aids to Navigation AUV Autonomous Underwater Vehicle AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer BLM Bureau of Land Management CASI Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager CHARTS Compact Hydrographic Airborne Raid Total Survey CMW Counter Mine Warfare CSC Coastal Services Center CSO Coastal States Organization CTM Coastal Terrain Model DDM Digital Depth Model DEM Digital Elevation Model DGPS Differential Global Positioning System DMS Digital Mapping Server ECDIS Electronic Chart Display and Information System EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone ENC Electronic Nautical Chart EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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A Geospatial Framework for the Coastal Zone: National Needs for Coastal Mapping and Charting FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee FIRMS Flood Insurance Rate Maps FTE Full-time Equivalent FWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service GEODAS Geophysical Data System GIDB Geospatial Information Database GIS Geographic Information System(s) GPS Global Positioning System HAB Harmful Algal Bloom HYSAS Hydrographic Source and Assessment System IMO International Maritime Organization IMU Inertial Measurement Unit ISO International Organization for Standardization LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging LNM Local Notice to Mariners MHHW Mean Higher High Water MHW Mean High Water MLLW Mean Lower Low Water MLW Mean Low Water MMS Minerals Management Service MSL Mean Sea Level NAD North American Datum NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NAVD North American Vertical Datum NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service NGA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (formerly National Imagery and Mapping Agency) NGDC National Geophysical Data Center NGS National Geodetic Survey NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOPP National Ocean Partnership Program NOS National Ocean Service NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NPS National Park Service NRC National Research Council

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A Geospatial Framework for the Coastal Zone: National Needs for Coastal Mapping and Charting NRL Naval Research Laboratory NSDI National Spatial Data Infrastructure NSF National Science Foundation NTDE National Tidal Data Epoch OAR Office of Ocean and Atmospheric Research OCS Office of Coast Survey OGC Open GIS Consortium OMB Office of Management and Budget ONR Office of Naval Research OPIS Ocean Planning Information System ORCA Oceanographic Remotely Controlled Automaton ROV Remotely Operated Vehicle SAUV Solar Autonomous Underwater Vehicle SAV Submerged Aquatic Vegetation SHOALS Scanning Hydrographic Operational Airborne LIDAR Survey SOLAS Safety of Life at Sea SPAWAR Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command SRTM Shuttle Radar Topography Mission UML Unified Modeling Language UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USCG U.S. Coast Guard USGS U.S. Geological Survey UUV Unmanned Underwater Vehicle WAAS Wide Area Augmentation System WWNWS World Wide Navigational Warning System XML Extensible Markup Language