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DICTIONARY OF ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS IN GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS, CARTOGRAPHY, AND REMOTE SENSING

By Philip Hoehn and Mary Lynette Larsgaard (Map & Imagery Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara Library). Designed by John Creaser

This dictionary decodes abbreviations and acronyms found in various publications including maps and websites. These abbreviations or acronyms, therefore, are not necessarily authoritative or standardized in format or content. Email:
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Phil Hoehn (philhoehn at juno com) Mary Lynette Larsgaard (mary at library ucsb edu)

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A IN B AA AAA AACR AACR2 AACCCM AAES AAG AAGS AAG AAPG AARLS AARS AARSE

Auto in basement Automobile Assn. Agricultural Adjustment Administration; American Automobile Assn. Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules 2d. ed. Anglo-American Cataloguing Committee for Cartographic Materials American Assn. of Engineering Societies Assn. of American Geographers American Assn. for Geodetic Surveying Assn. of American Geographers American Assn. of Petroleum Geologists Arkansas Assn. of Registered Land Surveyors Asian Assn. on Remote Sensing African Association for the Remote Sensing of the Environment

AASG AASP AB ABAG ABET ABN ABS ABSM Abzw AC A.C. A/C ACA ACACC ACAPS ACC ACC AC&C ACCDTS AccuDEM AccuDRAPE ACD ACDDS ACE ACEC ACG ACI ACIC ACIU ACLS ACM ACMGIS ACML

Assn. of American State Geologists American Assn. of Stratigraphic Palynologists Air base Assn. of Bay Area Governments (California) Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. American Bank Note Company Australian Bureau of Statistics Alberta Bureau of Surveying and Mapping Abzweigstelle Aerospace Center; Air Corps; American Cartographer (journal) Antonio Castro Aircraft American Cartographic Assn.; American Conservation Assn.; Automovil Club Argentino; Aerial Cartographics of America (Firm) Assn. des cartoth`eques et archives cartographiques du Canada = Assn. of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives Automated Chart Production System (C&GS) Assn. des cartoth`eques et archives du Canada = Assn. of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives; Academia de Ciencias de Cuba Association canadienne de cartographie Office of Aeronautical Charting and Cartography (U.S.) Advisory Committee on Canadian Digital Toponymic Services High-accuracy DEM High-accuracy DEM Draped Images Aeronautical Charting Division (C&GS) Advanced Cartographic Data Digitizing System Advanced Cartographic Equipment; Advanced Cartographic Environment (PCI Carto Inc.) American Consulting Engineers Council Association canadienne des geographes; Address Coding Guides Assn. Cartographique Internationale = International Cartographic Assn. Aeronautical Chart and Information Center (U.S.); Automated Cartographic Information Center (Univ. of Minnesota Library) Central Interpretation Unit (Royal Air Force, Great Britain) Assn. of Canadian Lands Surveyors Assn. for Computing Machinery Assn. for Computing Machinery Geographic Information Systems Assn. of Canadian Map Libraries

ACMLA ACMS ACMSIGGRAPH ACOE ACRES ACRS ACS

Assn. of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives Automated Census Mapping System Assn. for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Graphics Army Corps of Engineers (U.S.) Australian Centre for Remote Sensing Asian Conference on Remote Sensing Advanced Cartographic Systems; Agricultural Cooperative Service; Automated Cartographic Systems; Automatic chemical sprinklers; Attitude Control Subsystem (Landsat); American Community Survey (USBC) Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands Automobile Club of Southern California American Congress on Surveying and Mapping Assn. of Certified Survey Technicians and Technologists of Ontario Administration du Cadastre et de la Topographie (Luxembourg); Australian Capital Territory Administrative Division (USGS); Aeronautical data Analog to digital Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club Airborne Data Acquisition and Registration (Positive Systems, Inc.) Alexandria Drafting Company; American Digital Cartography Inc Advanced/Data Collection System American Design Drafting Assn. AutoCAD Data Extension Advanced Earth Observing Satellite Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype Application Development Facility (GeoVision Corp.) Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game Areas of Dominent Influence (USBC TIGER) Arealdatakontoret (Denmark) Alexandria Digital Library Admiral; Admiralty First-order administrative division Second-order administrative division Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources Arizona Dept. of Transportation Alaska Dept. of Transportation and Public Facilities Automated data processing Alaska Division of Policy Development and Planning

ACSAD ACSC ACSM ACSTTO ACT AD A/D ADAC ADAR ADC A-DCS ADDA ADE ADEOS ADEPT ADF ADFG ADI ADK ADL Adm. ADM1 ADM2 ADNR ADOT ADOTPF ADP ADPDP

American Forestry Assn. Abstract Data Type Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Vermessungsverwaltungen der Lander der Bundesrepublik Deutschland Agricultural drainage well Arizona Dept. Alliance for Environmental Education. Association of Engineering Geologists Aerial Exposure Index Arctic Environmental Information Data Center Atmospheric Explorer Mission Advanced Earth Resources Satellite Analysis and Evaluation Staff Association of Earth Science Editors Aestuarium = Estuary Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services. AE2S AFA AFB AFCEA AFE AFF AFFRC AFI AFLAG AFREF AfRL AFS AFT AFWA AG Aerial Data Reduction Associates Inc.ADR ADRG ADRGs ADSL Ad.. Asean Federation of Land Surveying and Geomatics African Geodetic Reference Frame Akademie fur Raumforschung und Landesplanung (Germany) Air Force station Ambiguity function technique Air Force Weather Agency (U.) Attorney General . engineering and construction Analysis and Evaluation Div. ADT AdV ADW ADWR A/E A&E AEC AED AEF AEG AEI AEIDC AEM AERS AES AESE Aest. ARC-digitized raster graphics (USDMA) Arc digitized raster graphics(USDMA) Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line Aldolf Stieler Advanced Data Technologies. Aerial FotoBank (Firm) Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Assn. Accurate Environmental Forecasting.. Automatic fire alarm Air Force base. St. Inc.S. Forestry and Fisheries Research Center (Japan) American Forest Inst. of Water Resources Architectural/engineering Architect and Engineering Architecture. Automated feature extraction American Fact Finder (DADSO) Agriculture. Inc. Inc.

of Architects American Indian/Alaska Native Area Australian Institute of Cartographers American Inst. American Inst. of Hydrology American Indian Lands Environmental Support Project Airborne Integrated Mapping System.. Agency for Health Care and Policy Research Adaptable Hydrologic Data Acquisition System Arts and Humanities Data Service Attitude and Heading Reference System Automated Highway System Artificial intelligence. Appraisal Inst. Analytical Graphics.S. for Geographic Information (London). Assn. Arizona Geographic Information Council Association of Geographic Information Laboratories Arkansas Geographic Information Office Automated Geographic Information System Agriculture and Resources Inventory Surveys through Aerospace Remote Sensing American Geographical Society. Arkansas Geological Commission Afghan Geodesy and Cartography Head Office Afghan Geodesy and Cartography Office Automated Graphics Digitizing System American Geological Inst. of Professional Geologists Ambroziak Infinite Perspective Projection American Indian reservation Alabama Inspection and Rating Bureau Atomspheric Infrared Sounder . Alberta Geological Survey American Geographical Society Library Australian Geological Survey Organisation American Geographical and Statistical Society American Geophysical Union Alaska High-altitude Aerial Photography (program) U. Automated Investigation Measurement System (Nikon) American Inst. of Certified Planners Agency for International Development. Inc. Geologique du Canada. Alabama Geographic Information Council.AGC AGCHO AGCO AGDS AGI AGIC AGILE AGIO AGIS AgRISTARS AGS AGSL AGSO AGSS AGU AHAP AHCPR AHDAS AHDS AHRS AHS AI AIA AI/ANA AIC AICP AID AIH AILESP AIMS AIPG AIPP AIR AIRB AIRS Assn. Aeronautical information data American Inst.

Australian Map Circle Inc. Atmospheric LymanAlpha Emissions Alaska Land and Resources System Advanced Land Imager Automated Land Information System (TVA) Automated Land and Mineral Record System (US BLM) Aerial Locations of hazardous Atmospheres (model) Automated Lands Project Alberta Land Surveyors Association Altitude American Land Title Assn. Automated mapping/facilities management Australian Map Grid. Attitude Measurement Sensor. Aero-Metric Engineering Inc. Automated Mapping System Adjusted Mapping Support Data .AIREA AIRS AISH AJG AK AL Ala. Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper (Optech) Airborne Laser Topographic Mapping System Automated Mapping Associacion Mexicana Automovilistica Airborne Missions and Applications Division (NASA-Ames Research Center) Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program Assn. Internationale des Sciences Hydrologiques = International Assn. Mineralogique du Canada. ALA ALAE ALARS ALI ALIS ALMRS ALOHA ALP ALSA Alt. of Real Estate Appraisers Atmospheric infrared sounder Assn. Automated machine guidance Applied Mapping Inc. American Meteorological Society. Airglow Measurements of Infrared Measurements Emissions Aviation Management Information System Active Microwave ImagerSynthetic Aperture Radar ARC Macro Language Automatic Mapping and Planning System Army Map Service. of Hydrological Sciences African Journal of Geoinformation Alaska Alabama Alabama American Library Assn. ALTA ALTM ALTMS AM AMA AMAD AMAP AMC AME AM/FM AMG AMI AMIE AMIS AMISAR AML AMPS AMS AMSD American Inst.

AMSR AMSU An. A.N.A. ANA ANAE ANARE ANGEL ANTGS ANMS ANOVA ANRC ANSI ANV ANVSA ANWR ANZLIC ANZMapS AO AOA AODC AOI AOIPS AOL AOLS AOML AOO AOSS AP APA APCA APBEL APCM APD A.P.D.R. APE APEGGA APFO

Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (JPL) Anno = year Asociacion Nacional Automovilistica (Mexico) Area Navigation Approach Atlas of North American English Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions Airborne Natural Gas Emission Lidar (ITT) Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System Automated Notice to Mariners System Analyses of variance Alaska Native Regional Corp. American National Standards Inst. Alaska Native village Alaska Native village statistical area Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Australia New Zealand Land Information Council Australian and New Zealand Map Society Area of Operations Allen Osborne Associates, Inc. Australian Oceanographic Data Centre Area of Interest Atmospheric and Oceanographic Image Processing System America On Line Assn. of Ontario Land Surveyors Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory American Oceanographic Organization Ashtech Office Suite for Survey Analytical Plotter American Planning Assn. Air Pollution Control Assn. Atlantic Provinces Board of Examiners for Land Surveyors Aerial Photography Contract Management System Automated Plat Design (ConneXt, Inc.) Avec privilege du Roi = By license of the King Allen Precision Equipment Assn. of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta Aerial Photography Field Office (USDA)

API APIS APMI Apo. APPSR APQF APR APS APSR APSRS APT APTS APWA APWWA AR ARA ARAMCO Arb. ARC ARCC ArcFM Arch. Arc-SDE ARG ARIA ARIS Ark. ARM ARMIS ARMS Arr. ARRSTC ARS ARSC ARSP Artil. ARZ AS

American Petroleum Inst.; Application programming interface Aerial Photography Information System Aerial Photography Micrographic Index System (USGS) Apogee Aerial Photography Progress Summary Report Aerial Photography Quad File Airborne Profile Recorder Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor Aerial Photography Summary Record Aerial Photography Summary Record System (USGS) Automatic picture transmission; Area proportional to Aerial Profiling of Terrain System American Public Works Assn. American Public Water Works Assn. Arkansas Address Register Area; Algemeen Rijksarchief (Netherlands) Arabian American Oil Company Arbeiter Ames Research Center (NASA); Appalachian Regional Commission American Rivers Conservation Council Arc Facilities Manager (ESRI) Architect; Architecture Arc Spatial Data Engine American Resources Group Arizona Regional Image Archive Alabama Resource Information System; Arizona Resources Information System Arkansas Administracion de Recursos Minerales (Panama); Airborne Remote Mapping Arkansas Resource Management Information System Agricultural Resource Management System (Canada) Arrondissement Asian Regional Remote Sensing Training Centre Agricultural Research Service (USDA) Australian Remote Sensing Conference Applied Remote Sensing Program (Univ. of Arizona) Artillery AutoRestricted Zone Anti-spoofing; Area source; automatic sprinklers

A-S ASA ASAP ASAR ASB. CL. ASC ASCE ASCE SMD ASCF ASCIE ASCII ASCLA ASCP ASCS ASDD ASDI ASEE ASF ASFE ASFPM ASGA ASHTD ASI ASLA ASLO ASMC ASO ASP ASPG ASPLS ASPRS ASPS ASRL Ass. Assn. AST ASTER

Anti-spoofing American Standards Assn. Advanced Scientific Array Processor; Agricultural Sciences Advisory Panel Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar Asbestos-covered frame building American Society of Cartographers American Society of Civil Engineers American Society of Civil Engineers Surveying and Mapping Division Ames Satellite Communications Facility American Standard Code for Information Exchange American Standard Code for Information Interchange Assn. of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ALA) America Society of Consulting Planners Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (USDA) Australian Spatial Data Directory Australian Spatial Data Infrastructure American Society for Engineering Education Alaska SAR Facility Assn. of Soil and Foundation Engineers Assn. of State Floodplain Managers Assn. des Services Geologiques Africains American Assn. of State Highway and Transportation Officials Analytical Surveys, Inc. American Society of Landscape Architects American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conference Australian Survey Office American Society of Photogrammetry; Application service provider American Society for Professional Geographers Alabama Society of Professional Land Surveyors; Alaska Society of Professional Land Surveyors American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Arkansas Society of Professional Surveyors Atmospheric Sciences Research Laboratory Association Association Atlantic Standard Time; Automated Summary Tables Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer

Automated Technical Systems (Firm) Astronomical unit Australasian Urban and Regional Information Systems Assn. AV AVCA Ave. Arizona Vegetation Resource Inventory Application Visualization System (Visual Systems. Inc. AVHRR AVI AVIRIS AVL AVNIR AVO AVRI AVS AWAR AWG AWIPS AWLS AWMC AWMSAS AWRA American Society for Testing Materials Aero-Triangulation Air Target Chart.. Australasian Data Exchange Centre Australian Surveying and Land Information Group Autonomous underwater vehicle Avenue Audio-visual. Amplitude Versus Offset. National Archives of Canada Avenue Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Audio Visual Interleave Advanced Visible/InfraRed Imaging Spectrometer Automatic Vehicle Location Advanced Visible and Near Infrared Radiometer Alaska Volcano Observatory. Attribute ID Arizona Transportation Information System (ADOT) Amtliches Topographisch-Kartographisches Informationssystem Adaptive triangular mesh Atmospheric.) Area weighted average resolution Association for Women Geoscientists Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System American West Land Surveying (Firm) Ancient World Mapping Center ArcView Marine Spill Analysis System American Water Resources Assn. Meteorological and Environmental Technologies.ASTM AT ATC ATID ATIS Roads ATKIS ATM ATMET ATMS ATON ATR1 ATS AU AURISA AUSDEC AUSLIG AUV Av. LLC Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder Aids to Navigation Automatic Target Recognition module (Leica) Advanced Technology Satellite. Audio/visual object. Advance Technology Corp. . AmericaView Audio-visual and Cartographic Archives Div. Applications Technology Satellite.

AzMAP Air Weather Service American Water Works Assn.AWS AWWA AZ A. Blattbereich BBS Bulletin board system BC British Columbia. Bay Area Shared Information Consortium BASINS Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Systems (USEPA) BATCO Boulder Area Trails Coalition BB Band-by-band.S. DeBell. BADGER Bay Area Digital GeoResource BAKOSUR. Bureau of the Census (U.Z. Arizona Alexander Zakreski Arizona Mapping Advisory Council B Return to Index B Bulletin B&L Boggs and Lewis BA Booksellers Assn. of Great Britain & Ireland BAAMA Bay Area Automated Mapping Assn. Elkin & Titus Ltd. Ballistic camera. BDG Bridge .) BCC Bibliographic Control Committee (ACMLA) BCDC Bay Conservation and Development Commission BCGS Board of Coast and Geodetic Survey (Philippines) BCH Beach BCSS Battlefield Command Support System (Australian Army) BDC Base de donnees sur les collectivities (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) BDET Bengston.Badan Koordinasi Survey dan Pemetaan Nasional (Indonesia) = National TANAL Coordination Agency for Surveying and Mapping (Indonesia) Banobras Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Publicos (Mexico) BAOR British Army of the Rhine BAOSC Bay Area Open Space Council BARCIS BARCode Information System BARD San Francisco Bay Area Regional Database BARP Bundesamt fur Raumplanung (Switzerland) BART Bay Area Rapid Transit District (California) BAS British Antarctic Survey BASIC Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code.

Bdy BE BEA B. Bhf. Big Idea (NIMA). BEG BEICIP bes.E. Business intelligence Bureau of Indian Affairs (U. BHIC BHS BI BIA BIC BICI BIG BIL BIM BIMCC BIOMAPS BIOTROP BIP Bl.F. BLDG BLG Boundary Brick enclosed elevator Bernhard. Inc. Eisenbraun and Associates. Oregon) Betriebsbahnhof Brunson Electronic Triangulation System Bundesamt fur Eich. BES Betrbf BETS BEV BFE BfGR BfLR BG BGC BGHT BGN bgs BGS Bgw.) Borderlands Information Center (Texas) Book item contribution identifier Brunei Institution of Geomatics Band Interleaved by Line Building information modeling Brussels International Map Collectors' Circle Biodiversity Mapping for Protection and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Regional Center for Tropical Biology (Indonesia) Band Interleaved by Pixel Boulevard Building Binary line generalization .S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (US) British Expeditionary Force Bureau of Economic Geology (Texas) Bureau d'Etudes Industrielles et de Cooperation de l'Institut Francais du Petrole besonders Bureau of Environmental Service (Portland.S.) Below ground surface British Geological Survey Bergwerk = mine Bahnhof = Railway station Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum = Brabant Historical Information Centre Boston Harbor Software.und Vermessungswesen (Austria) Base flood elevation Bundesanstalt fur Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (Germany) Bundesanstalt fur Landeskunde und Raumentwicklung (Germany) Block group Business Geographics Conference Bight Board on Geographic Names (U.

Conference on Best of the U. (Space Imaging) Boundary marker (USDMA) Bonneville Power Administration Bits per Inch .) Bureau of Mines and Geosciences (Philippines) Bitmapped image format (Microsoft Corp.S. Inc.S.BLIS BLM BLOB BLPU BLS BLT BLVA Blvd.S.) Behavior of Offshore Structures. Bundesamt fur Landestopographie (Switzerland) Bayerisches Landesvermessungsamt Boulevard Bench mark. Papua New Guinea) Barclay Mapworks.S. Biblioth`eque Nationale Block numbering area Stream bend Base nationale de donnees topographiques (Canada) Bibliotheque national de France Bathymetric navigation planning chart Bivariate Normal Probability Density British National Space Centre Building omission area Bureau of the Census Books and Open-File Report Section (USGS) BADGER On-line Service Bureau of Mines Bureau of Printing Bureau of Reclamation (U.) Boreal Ecosystem Atmosphere Study Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (Calif.BMP BMR BMW BN BNA BND BNDT BnF BNPC BNPD BNSC BOA BOC BOFRS BOLS BOM BOP BOR BOREAS BORPELS BOSS BOTUS BP BPA BPI Brownfields Location Information System (Wisconsin Dept. BM BMA BMAC BMDO BMG .) Bureau of Mineral Resources (Australia. Bureau of Mines Botswana Ministry of Agriculture Bactria Margiana Archaeology Complex Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (U.) Binary large object Basic land and property unit Bahamas Lands and Surveys Dept. of Commerce) Bureau of Land Management (U.

As. Cartography. Br. BRFD BRGM BRICMICS BRH BRS BS Bs.BPPT BPR BPS BR br. Brck. BSB BSC BSE BSNH BSQ BSU BT BTA BTS BUIS BUPMIS BUPNIS BUTE BVG BVU B/W BWC BWE Badan Pembinaan dan Penerapan Teknologi (Indonesia) Bureau of Public Roads Bits per Second Bureau of Reclamation breit Breite Brucke = bridge Bidirectional reflectance distribution function Bureau de recherches geologique et minieres (France) British and Irish Committee for Map Information and Catalogue Systems Bush. Roed & Hitchings (Firm) Bibliographic Retrieval Service Bureau of Statistics (Japan) Buenos Aires Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Boston Survey Consultants Base flood elevation Headwater basin Band Sequential Base Spatial Unit Base Topo Basic Trading Areas (FCC) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (US) Beihai Urban Information Center Beihai Urban Planning Management Information System Beijing Underground-Network Information System Butte Berliner Verkehrs Gesellschaft Brightness Value Unit Black and white Bandwidth Compression Bandwidth Expansion C Return to Index C ca. Celsius (degrees) Circa .

CALMIT CALS CALTRANS CAM CAMA CAMEO CAMFER CAN CANRI CanSIS CANSPACE CanVec CAP CAPCO CAPDU CAR California... of Land Surveyors.S. Computer assisted design Computer-aided design and drafting Computer-aided drafting. National Archives of Canada Center for Advanced Computation (Univ. Central . of Public Data Users Curriculum. Computer-aided acquisition and logistic support. Calif. government) Canadian Active Control System Computer-aided drafting. Cartographic and architectural.S. Computer Assisted Land Survey System (SPDK) California Dept. Compressed Aeronautical Chart (U. mapping. of Illinois). Civil Aviation Authority (Great Britain) Cartographic and Architectural Archives Div. Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (journal) Cartography and Geographic Information Society California California Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies (Univ. Accreditation and Registration Committee (ACSM).). Census agglomeration (Canada) Coarse-Acquisition (code) Civil Aeronautics Administration (U. of Transportation Computer aided mapping Computer-aided mass appraisal system (Montana) Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations System (U. Berkeley) Controlled Area Network Community Access to Natural Resources Information Canadian Soil Information System Canadian Space Geodesy Forum Canadian Vector Data Cooperative Agreements Program (FGDC) Capital Area Planning Council (Texas) Canadian Assn.) Center for the Assessment & Monitoring of Forest & Environmental Resources (Univ.CA C/A CAA CAAD CAC CACS CAD CADD CADMAP CADRG CAFF CAFM CAG CaGIS CAGIS Cal.S. and photogrammetry Compressed ADRG Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna Computer-aided facility management Canadian Association of Geographers Cartography and Geographic Information Science (journal)). of Nebraska-Lincoln) Connecticut Assn. of Calif.

lime. Center for Applications of Remote Sensing (Oklahoma State Univ.) Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (Univ.B.C. of Missouri) Canadian Assn. des archives cartographiques et audio-visuelles (DACA). and Environmental Systems (Univ. cinder or cement brick Community Base Station Corn Blight Watch Experiment Cartographic Catalog Chain carrier Canadian Cartographic Assn. Resource. College. National Archives of Canada Central Arid Zone Research Institute Column builder Hollow concrete or cement block construction Central business district Community-Based Environmental Protection (USEPA program) Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors Concrete block enclosed elevator Cartographic boundary file China Burma India Theatre of Operations (WW II) Centraal Bureau Luchtkartering (Suriname). of Arkansas) Computer Assisted Thermography Consequences Assessment Tool Set (FEMA) Cartographic and Audio-Visual Archives Div. BR CBS CBWE CC C.CARES CARL CARS CASA CASE CASI CaSIL CASS CAST CAT CATS CAVA CAZRI CB C. = Div.) Canadian Committee for the Bibliographic Control of Cartographic Materials .S. London) Computer-Aided Software Engineering Compact Airborne Spectrographic Imager California Spatial Information Library Coding and Accuracy Support System (USPS) Center for Advanced and Spatial Technologies (Univ. CCA CCAFS CCAP CCBCCM African Republic Center for Agricultural. CBD CBEP CBEPS CBET CBF CBI CBL cbm CBM CBN CBP C. Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Florida) Competative Cooperative Agreements Program (U. Calibration (or calibrated) base line Kubikmeter (cubic meter) Coalbed Methane Map (Wyoming State Geological Survey) Cooperative Base Network Chesapeake Bay Project Concrete. of Research Libraries Computer-Assisted Reproduction.

of Mines and Geology Coordinates. Inc. Coyote Enterprises. (USGS). of Technology) Centre canadien d'information sur la geoscience Chain component ID Congress of Cartographic Information Specialist Associations International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee Centrale Catalogus Kartografie (National Library of the Netherlands) Canadian Council of Land Surveyors Canada Centre for Mapping. Cataloging and Classification Committee (MAGERT) California Council of Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors Census county division.CCC CCCELS CCD CCDM CCELC CCGE CCGM CCIG CCID CCISA CCITT CCK CCLS CCM CCNS4 CCPS CCPR CCRS CCS CCT CD CDA CDC CD-CINC CDED CDF CDFG CDFS CDH CDi CDIS CDL CDMG CDN CDOT CDOW Canadian Committee on Cataloging. Computer Center Div. of Fish and Game Cloud Depiction and Forecast System Communications and data handling Compact Disk interactive Coordinated Design and Information System Cropland data layers (USDA NASS) California Div. Centro de Ciencia Tropical Compact disc.) Central Colorado Professional Surveyors California Center for Population Research Canada Centre for Remote Sensing Census consolidated subdivision (Canada) Computer Compatible Tape. Charged-coupled device.) Canadian Digital Elevation Data Cumulative distribution function. of Conservation.S. Control Data Corporation CD-ROM Consistent Interface Committee (U. of Forestry (and Fire Protection) California Dept. of Transportation Colorado Division of Wildlife . Compressed County Mosaic (USDA) Computer Controlled Navigation System (E. Committee Draft (ISO) Colorado Dept. Charge-coupled device Core Cadastral Domain Model Canada Committee on Ecological Land Classification Canadian Council on Geographic Education Center for Computing Graphics (Delft Univ. California Dept. (USGS). Charged couple device. Conservation Div. of Agriculture California Dept. definitions and notations Colorado Dept.

) Cartographer Development Program. Constrained Delaunay triangulation Compressed digital terrain elevation data Cartographic data visualizer Compact disk-. Colorado Division of Planning CorelDraw format Compact disk-recordable Compact disk-read only memory Collaborative Digital Reference Service Catalogue of Data Sources Computer display terminal. Centro de Estudos do Mar Comite europeen de normalization electronique Centro de Recursos Naturales (El Salvador) Centro Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria (El Salvador) Civil Engineering Technologies for Automatic Roadmaking (DSNP) European Centre for Earth Observation Canadian Earth Observation Network .CDR CD-R CD-ROM CDRS CDS CDT CDTED CDV CD-W CDWR CE C.re-writable California Dept.CDOWG CDP . CEMA CEMAR CEN CENREN CENTA CENTAUR CEO CEONet CD-ROM Data Origination Working Group (U. of Water Resources Corps of Engineers Civil Engineer Centro Editor de America Latina County Engineers Association of Ohio Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility Consulting Engineers Council of Ohio Comit pour l'Etablissement de la Carte des Sols et de la Vegetation de la Belgique Consulting Engineers Council of Washington Comprehensive Economic Data Atlas of China Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe Committee on the Exchange of Digital Data Comite Estatal de Estadisticas (Cuba) Centre d'Etudes de Geographie Tropical (Bordeaux) Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science (USGS) Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California Cemetery Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Assn. Central Daylight Time. Census designated place. CEAL CEAO CEBAF CECO CECSVB CECW CEDAC CEDARE CEDD CEE CEGET CEGIS CELSOC Cem.S.E.

and Liability Information System (US EPA) Comite Europeen de Responsibles de la Cartographie Officielle Catalog of Environmental Resource Data California Environmental Resource Evaluation System Centre d'Etudes et de Realisations Cartographiques Geographiques (France) Centre d'Ecologie des Ressources Renouvelables (France) Committee on Earth Sciences Commission on Education and Training (IGA) Comision de Estudios del Territorio Nacional (Mexico) Continuing education unit Comite francais de cartographie Census Feature Class Code Cartographic Feature File Canadian Fire Underwriters' Association Coast Guard Color Graphics Adaptor Commission geologique du Canada Central Geographic Data Base Canadian Geomatics Digital Initiative . Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure Comision Geografico-Exploradora (Mexico) Computer Graphics Interface. Coast and Geodetic Survey (U. Colorado Geological Survey Coast and Geodetic Survey (U.S.CGM CGMW CGNHS CGNS GCN1 CGPM CGPS CGS C&GS CGSB CGSIC Celestial Ephemeris Pole Comprehensive Environmental Response. Civil GPS Service.CEP CERCLIS CERCO CERD CERES CERCG CERR CES CET CETENAL CEU CFC CFCC CFF CFUA C. Center for Geographic Information Canadian Geoscience Information Centre Center for GIS (Qatar) Computer graphics metafile Commission for the Geological Map of the World Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey Canadian Geographical Names Service Canadian Geographical Names.S.). Level 1 Conference General des Poids et Mesures Continuous global positioning system California Geological Survey.G. Common gateway interface. CGA CGC CGDB CGDI CGE CGI CGIC CGIS . Compensation. Commercial & Government Systems (Kodak) Canadian General Standards Board Civil GPS Service Interface Committee .).

and Standards Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for Operations Community Information Database (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada) Centro de Informacion y Documentacion del Area Metropolitana de Madrid Iompair Eireann Coras. Chapel Canadian Hydrographic Association Center for the Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (Univ.) Centro de Investigacion y Aplicacion de Sensores Remotos (Bolivia) Controlled image base Cartografica Iberica S. CHA CHEEC CHEST CHGIS CHIA CHNM CHS CI CIA CIAF CIAS CIACER CIB CIBESA CICAEDAS CICLOPS CID CIDAMM CIE CIESIN CIG CIGF CIGNET CIKM CIM CIMIS CINDI CIO CIP CIR CIRSS Civil GPS Service Interface Committee Cartographic and Geospatial Technology Programs Canadian Geophysical Union Computer Graphics World (journal) Chief Hydrologist. of Geomatics. Classified image editor Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network Canadian Inst.S.) Centro de Investigaciones en Percepcion Remota CD-ROM Index Architecture Specification Working Group (U. Climate Interest Group. Council on Information Management (Virginia) California Irrigation Management Information System Center for Integration of Natural Disaster Information (USGS) Central Imagery Office (U. Committee Investigating Cartographic Entity. Definitions. Church.S.CGSICO CGTP CGU CGW CH.) Contour Interpolation Program. of Iowa) Combined Higher Education Software Team (UK) China Historical Geographic Information System (Harvard University) Cumulative Hydrologic Impact Assessment Marine channel Canadian Hydrographic Service Compass and inclinometer. Canadian Institute of Planners Color infrared California Integrated Remote Sensing System . Centro de Investigaciones Geotecnicas (El Salvador) Centre d'Information Geographique et Fonci`ere Ministre de l'Energie et des Ressources. Ch. Coal Investigations Map (USGS) Central Intelligence Agency (U. Quebec) Cooperative International GPS Network Conference on Information Knowledge Management Collection insertion map.A.S.

Great Britain) Check plotter Canadian Library Association Center line data Common Land Data Base Canada Land Data System(s) Canada Land Inventory Center for LiDAR Information Coordination (USGS) Class identifier Remote Sensing Center (Ecuador) Clerk Corrected line length Confidential letters of map amendment Canada Lands Surveyor California Land Surveyors Assn. Controlled multispectral image base Conical-scanning Microwave Imager/Sounder Coalbed Methane Map (Wyoming State Geological Survey) Canada Map Office . of Survey Conservational International GIS Canadian Inst. CLL CLOMA CLS CLSA CLSR CLU CLUMP cm CM CMA CMAP CMAS CMCC CMD CMEDS CMI CMIB CMIS CMM CMO Canadian Inst. Color Imaging Systems (Barneyscan Corp. Command Comprehensive Mapping and Engineering Data System (LES) Corvallis Microtechnology Inc.) Cook Islands Dept.CIS CISD CISIG CISM CIST CITYG CIU CK-PL CLA CLD CLDB CLDS CLI CLICK CLID CLIRSEN Clk. of Surveying and Mapping Centre d'information sur les sciences de la Terre (Canada) City Graphic Central Interpretation Unit (Royal Air Force. Configuration management Census Metropolitan Area (Statistics Canada). Central Mapping Agency (New South Wales) Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning Circular Mean Accuracy Standard California Mapping Coordinating Committee Current meter digitizer. of Surveying. Canada Lands Surveys Records Common land units Canada Land Use Monitoring Program Centimeter Cartographic material.

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S.) Federation Internationale des Geom`etres = International Federation of Surveyors Fundacion Instituto de Ingeneiria Federal Government Information Locator System Federal Information Processing Standard(s).) Fellow of the Geological Society Florida Geological Survey Federal Geographic Technology (U.S.) Federal Highway Administration (U.) Feature Extraction Processor Feature Extraction Segment Finite Element Surface Water Model System Feature Extraction Workstation Federal Geodetic Control Committee (U. Frame enclosed elevator Forest Engineer Fecit (maker) Alternate Feature Identification Code Fecit (maker) Federal electoral district (Canada).) Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee (U.) Federal Geographic Exchange Format (U.S.S.S. Field engineer.S.) Federal Interagency Coordinating Committee on Digital Cartography (U. FED FedUC FEE FEMA FEP FES FESWMS FEWS FGCC FGCS FGDC FGEF F.G. fe.E.S. of Environmental Protection Formal Draft International Standard (ISO) Federal Depository Library Program (US GPO) Fiji Dept. Flagstaff Image Processing System Flood Rate Insurance Map .S.S.) Field headquarters Federal Highway Administration (U. of Lands and Survey Framework Demonstration Projects Program (FGDC) Feature extraction.S. Field-emission displays Federal User Conference (ESRI) Feature Extraction Environment Federal Emergency Management Agency (U.FCM FCT FCW FDDI FDEP FDIS FDLP FDLS FDPP FE F. FEAT fec. FGS FGT FH FHA FHWA FICCDC FIG FII FILS FIPS FIRM Feature change map Forestry Commission Tasmania Federal Computer Week (journal) Fiber Digital Data Interface Florida Dept.) Federal Geographic Data Committee (U.

Focal length.FIRMS Flood Rate Insurance Maps FL Florida.) FO Field office F. Dept. of Forestry and Fire .) FLI-IWG Future of Land Imaging Interagency Working Group (US) FLIMAP Fast Laser Imaging Mapping and Profiling (system) FLIP Flight Information Publication (NGA) FLIR Forward-looking Infrared FLL Waterfall FLOPS Floating Point Operations per Second FM Facilities management.) FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (US) FME Feature Manipulation Engine (Safe Software Inc.S. Foreign Office FOC Full operational capability FOF Filtering optical fiber FOGs Fiber Optic Gyros FOM Field Operations Manual FORTRAN Formula Translation (computer language) FOUO For official use only FOV Field of view FPC Federal Power Commission.S.) FRAP Fire and Resource Assessment Program (Calif. Flight Managing System FMS/AC Facility Mapping System for AutoCAD FNC Foreign Names Committee (USBGN) FNESA Federation of New England Surveyors Assn. Field Marshall FMC Federal Maritime Commission (U.M.) FMGIS Flight management geographic information system FMLIS Federal Mineral Lands Information System FMP Field Pack Mobile Professional (All Points Software) FMS Facility Mapping Systems Inc. Florida FLHO Federal Lands Highway Office (U. Function libraries Fla.O. Field Officer.. Field manual F. Federal Publishers Committee FPT Full production training FPU Floating point unit FRA Federal Railroad Administration (U.s FNIB Foreign Names Information Bulletin FNMOC Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (U.S.S.

S.) FYROM Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia FZDS Flood Zone Determination Services G Return to Index G G&M G&O Ga.R. Fellow of the Royal Society FS Fire station. Geographic access. (Nigeria) FSA Farm Service Agency (USDA) FSLUPC Federal/State Land Use Planning Commission for Alaska FSMS Florida Surveying and Mapping Society FSO Field Support Office (U.S.S. Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society FRI Forest Resource Inventory Map (Ontario) FRM Farm FRP Federal Radio-navigation Plan F. Furlong Fw. GA Geometry Geography and Map. Geographical Association .S.S. Fussweg = Footpath FWPCA Federal Water Pollution Control Administration (U. Federal Survey Div. Greenhorne & O'Mara Inc. Fathom FTL Future Temporal Logic FTM Foiben Taosarintanin' i Madagasikara FTP File Transfer Protocol FU Field unit Fur.).R.) F. Army Engineer Topographic Laboratories) FSPLS Florida Society of Professional Land Surveyors FSR Flight Summary Report FSRAMIS Forest Service Range Management Information System FT Field terminator FTA Federal Transit Administration (US) Fth.S. Georgia Georgia.S.G.) FWS Fish and Wildlife Service (U. Forest Service (U. geography and Map Div.Protection) FRBR Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (IFLA) FRC Federal Records Center (U.

GBS GCCS GCDB GCDIS GCG GCHC GCLI GCM GCMC GCP GCRA GCRS GCSS GCT GCTP GD GDA GDAL GDC GDD Geological Assn. Geographic Coordinate Transformation Package (software) Geologic Div. Global climate model. Geologische Bundesanstalt (Austria) GeoBusiness Assn.S. Global Business Intelligence Solutions (IBM) Grabador = engraver Geograpic Base System Global Command. Geospatial Advisory Committee (USFS) Gesellschaft fur Angewandte Fernerkundung GIS azimuth measuring system Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia Gap Analysis Program (USNBS). Inc.) GIS in Canadian Libraries Initiative General circulation model. of Thailand Gigabyte.GAC GAF GAMS GANS GAP GAT GB GBA GBAMS GBAUG GBf GBF GBFP GBI GBIS Gbo. Geospatial data. General Command of Mapping (Turkey) Geospatial Center and Map Collection (Ball State University) Ground control point(s). George Butler Associates. Global Area Composite.S. Graphic digitization Geographic Data Analysis System Geospatial Data Abstraction Library Geographic Data Council Graphics Data Display Manager. of Canada.) Global Change Data and Information System Geocartographics Subdivison (Canada) Gulf Coast Hydroscience Center (U.. Inc. GIS Data Depot . (USGS). GBS Master Series. Geographic Application Program Geography Assn. Geodetic control point(s) Geographic and Cartographic Research and Applications Section Gulf Centre for Remote Sensing (Firm) Global Combat Support System Greenwich Civil Time General Coordinate Transformation Package (software). Control System (USDMA) Geographic Coordinate Data Base (U. Greater Boston Autodesk User Group Guterbahnhof = freight depot Geographic Base File Georgia Basin Futures Project (Digital Library) Green biomass index Geo-Based Information System.

) GEOZAVOD Zavod za Geoloska i Geofizicksa Istrazivanja (Yugoslavia) Ges. Gezeichnet = Designed GFDL Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (U. Geo-Data System.) Geog..) GDT Geographic Data Technology Inc.S. Grumman Data Systems. Geostationary Earth orbit. GeoMap Society Geospatial Metadata Application Profile (USA). GITA) GEDS General Environmental Data Base System (Florida) GEGMR General Establishment of Geology and Mineral Resources (Syria) GEHC Grup d'Estudia d'Historia de la Cartografia GEM Graphical Environment Manager GEMS Global Environment Monitoring System. Inc. Gestechen = Engraved gez. Geography Geol. Geophysical diffraction tomography GDTA Groupement pour le Developpement de la Teledetection Aerospatiale (France) GE General Electric.GDDD GDE GDF GDHS GDM GDN Geographical Data Description Directory Graphic Developer's Engine (FCAD Software.) Geographic data file Ground Data Handling System (GFSC) Geospatial data management Geography Discipline Network Graphic Data Systems Corp. Google Earth General bathymetric chart of the oceans = Carte generale bathymetrique des GEBCO oceans GECCo Geospatially Enabling Community Collaboration (program. GDS Geographic Data Service (U. Global GEO Environment Outlook GEOBAL Servicio Geologico de Bolivia GEO-CAT Geographic catalog of political and statistical areas Geocorr Geographic Correspondence Engine GEODESY Geospatial Data and Exploration System (Harvard Univ. Geology GEOLAN Geological (survey) local area network GEOREF Geological Reference (system) GEOS Geodynamics Experimental Ocean Satellite GEOSAT Geodesy Satellite GEOSEC Geographic Security GeoTMS Geographic Town Management System (Des Lauriers & Assoc. Geographic equivalent.) . GesamtGES Geographic Entry System gest. Inc.S.

G.I.. Geohydrologic Information System. Geoscience Information Society. Geographic Investigations Office (USGS). Geomatics Industry Association Geometrics Industry Assn. of America Geomatics Industry Assn. GPS International Assn. of New York. Geospatial information Geographic information analysis. Geomagnetic Indices Bulletin. Graphics Interchange Format Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer Geologic Inquiries Group Government Information Locator Service Geographic Information Management Systems Committee (ASCM/ASPRS) Geographic Information Network in Europe Geographic Information Officer.GFOSS GGBR GGMC GGNRA GGRF GGS GGU GI GIA GIAA GIAC GIAL GIB GICC GICS GID GIDW .) Guyana Geology and Mines Commission Golden Gate National Recreation Area (Calif. Geographic information and analysis. Geographic Information Advisory Council (Kentucky) Geographic Information and Analysis Laboratory (State Univ.) Galileo Geodetic Reference Frame Georgia Geologic Survey Gronlands Geologiske Undersogelse Geographic information. Geospatial Information Office (USGS) Generalized Image Processing Sytstem Geographic information retrieval Geographic Information Retrieval and Analysis System (USGS) Geographic(al) information system(s). of Canada.GIF GIFTS GIG GILS GIMS GINIE GIO GIPS GIR GIRAS GIS GISCI GISCO GISDEX GIScience Geospatial Free and Open Source Software Golden Gate Biosphere Reserve (Calif. Global Indexing System GIS Certification Institute Geographic Information System of the European Commission Federal Geographic Information and Spatial Data Exposition and Conference (U. Buffalo) Geographic Information Board (Florida).) Geographic information science .S. Barnett & Son Geographic Information Coordinating Committee (Colorado) Geographic Identification Code Scheme Geodaetisk Institut (Denmark) General inverse-distance weighted interpolation model Graphics Interchange File.

of State) Geologic Information Visualization (software) Geodeticky a Kartograficky Podnik v Praze Graphics Kernal System Gleis Bayerisches Geologisches Landesamt Geologisches Landesamt Baden-Wurttemberg Green leaf area index Geologisches Landesamt Nordrhein-Westfalen Geoscience Laser Altimeter System. Geologisches Landesamt des Saarlandes Geologisches Landesamt Schleswig-Holstein Global Land Cover Facility Global Land Data Assimilation System (NASA) Global Imager Geographic Land Information System (USGS). General Information Technology. Geographic and Land Information Society General linear model. GLAB GLAB-W GLAI GLAN-W GLAS GLAS-H GLCF GLDAS GLI GLIS GLM GLO GLOBE GLONASS GLOSS GLR-P GLRS GLT GLTN GM Geographical Information Systems International Group GIS MOdeling (ERDAS) Generating Information and Scanning Ohio Maps (Ohio State Univ. Center for Mapping) GIS professional Goddard Institude of Space Studies Geographic Information Systems and Science Specialty Group (AAG) Geographic Information System for Transportation Geomatics information technology. Geomatics Information Trading Center Government Information Technology Committee (GODORT) Geographic Information Unit (US Dept.) Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite System (Russia) Global Observation Surveillance System Geologisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz Geoscience Laser Ranging System Geospatial Light Table (ERDAS IMAGINE) Global Land Tool Network Geography and Map. Geologic map . GEO Lightning Mapper General Land Office (U.GISIC GISMO GISOM GISP GISS GISS-SG GIST GIT GITA GITC GITCO GIU GIV GKP GKS Gl.S. Global Imaging Technologies (Firm) Geospatial Information & Technology Assn.

M. GN GNC GNDB GNIAG GNIS GNMP GNS GNSS GNU GNULEX GO G&O GoC GODORT GOES GOME GOMS GoMMapP GOS GOS-PI Gov.) Gettysburg National Military Park GEOnet Names Server (USNIMA) Global Navigation Satellite System Geologic Names Unit (USGS) Geologic Names Unit Lexicon (USGS) Geometric Operations Greenhorne & O'Mara.S.S.I. GMSI Inc.GMAT G. GMD GMDC GME GML GMR GMS G. Gov. Gandalf Mobile Systems Incorporated.. Graphics processor. GP GPF GPG .M.M. Government of Canada Government Documents Round Table (ALA) Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (NASA) Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite(s) Gulf of Maine Mapping Portal Geospatial One-Stop Geospatial One-Stop Portal Initiative (Open GIS Consortium) Governor Governor General Graphic production.T. Global navigation chart Geographic Names Data Base (US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency) Geomatics Niagara Information Advisory Group Geographic Names Information System (U. Geographic Measurement Systems (Firm) Ground Modeling Systems Inc. Geography Program (USGS) Geospatial Prototype Facility Graphic Product Generation GMT G. Gen. Geostationary meteorological satellite(s). Generic Mapping Tools Giuseppi Maria Terreni Grid north Geologic Names Committee. is a firm (not an abbreviation) Greenwich Mean Time. Inc. Greenwich Mean Astronomical Time Grist mill Geologisch Mijnbouwkundige Dienst van Suriname Geospatial Map and Data Centre (Ryerson University) Geohydrologic Map Editor Geography Markup Language Government Micro Resources Inc.

Geoscience Research Corp.).MCD GPO GPOS GPPU GPR GPS GPSDR GPSIC GPSOS GPST GPW2 GQ GQL gr. Gr. of California. General Purpose Image Processor Gestalt Photo Mapper Geoprocessing Map Call Geoprocessing Map Call Deamon program Government Printing Office Government Printing Office Style Manual Graphic Polygon Processing Utilities Ground-Penetrating Radar Global positioning system(s) Global positioning system demonstration receiver Global Positioning System Information Center (U.GPH GPI GPIP GPM GP.S. Gray scale General Services Administration (U.S. Geological Society of America. Geological Survey of Alabama .S. Coast Guard). National Archives of Canada) Generation of reproducible copy. Gridded Resource Inventory Data System Geodetic Reference System Geodetic Reference System of 1980 Geography Remote Sensing Unit (Univ. GRACE GRAMPS GRASS GRB GRC GRD GRDL GRE GRF-N GRIDS GRS GRS 80 GRSU GS GSA Geological Publishing House (China) Graphics Programming Interface. GPS Industry Council Global Positioning System Occultation Sensor Global positioning system time Gridded Population of the World (dataset) Geologic quadrangle Graphical Query Language gross Grosse Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Graphic Map Production System Geographic Resource Analysis Support System Government Records Branch (Library and Archives of Canada. Santa Barbara) Geological Survey (U.MC GP. Greenman Pedersen Inc. US NPS) Geographic Reference File-Names Grid Referenced Information Display System. Ground Resolved Distance Geodetic Research and Development Laboratory Geologic Resources Evaluaion (program.).

. Great Trigonometrical Survey of India . Geographical statistics program Geodetic Satellite Policy Board Geological Survey Papua New Guinea Geological Survey Research Committee Geographic support system Geological Survey South Africa Galileo System Time Geospatial Service and Technology Center (USFS) Geological Survey of Wyoming. Geological Survey of India. (Japan). GTA GTE GTI GTS Geological Survey of Canada. Geologian Tutkimuskeskus = Geological Survey of Finland Gas tank Greater Toronto Area Greater than or equal GIS Technology Inc.T. (Malawi). Greater than. Geological Survey Dept.). (Jamaica). Geological Survey of Ireland Geological Survey of Japan Geological Survey of Kenya Geographic Sciences Laboratory (USCE) Graphic Standard Metafile Geological Survey and Mines Dept. Geophysical Services Inc. Geocode Service Center (HUD) Ground sample distance. GeoScienceWorld Geological Survey of Western Australia Geological Survey of Zambia Geometry and topology. Geodetic Survey Div. Geological Survey Div. Geotronics Service Center.GSC GSD GSDI GSDM GSDS GSF GSFC GSGS GSHAP GSI GSJ GSK GSL GSM GSMD GSN GSNI GSP GSPB GSPNG GSRC GSS GSSA GST GSTC GSW GSWA GSZ GT G. (Swaziland) Geological Survey of Namibia Geological Survey of Northern Ireland Geological Survey of Pakistan. Geolical Survey Inst.) Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program Geodetic Survey Inst. Geographic Systems Corp. (Natural Resources Canada) Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Global Spatial Data Model Global spatial data system Generic Sensor Format Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA) Geographical Section. Geological Survey of Iran. GPS Timing Simulator (NovAtel Inc.K. (Japan). General Staff (U..

S.) Hauptmann = Captain Hazards U. ha.S. HA HABS HAC HALS HANDGPS HARN Hauptm. of Land Surveyors High Accuracy Nationwide Differential GPS High-Accuracy Reference Network (U. H.S.S. multihazard version Hauptbahnhof = main railway station Hudson Bay Company Archives . Hektar Hydrologic Investigations Atlas or Hydrologic Atlas (USGS) Historic American Buildings Survey Harbor and Approach Chart Hawaii Assn.GTUB GU GUDS GUGiK GUGK GUGKK GUI GUID GUIDE GUNI GUNO GVF GVI GVis GVIS GW GWE GWEN GWSI GZD Geographic tabulation unit base Government unit. Guam Geologicky ustav Dionyz Stur Glowny Urzad Geodezji i Kartografii (Poland) Glavnoe Upravlenie Geodezii i Kartografii (USSR) Glavno Upravlenie po Geodezia I Kartografia y Kadaster (Bulgaria) Graphical User Interface Globally unique identifier Geomatics Utilization Inventory and Design Environment Goteborgs Universitet Naturgeografiska Institutionen Glavnoe Upravlenie Navigatsii i Okeanografii (USSR) Goodness of variance fit Green vegetation index Geographic Visualization Geographic Visualization Gas well (natural). Hazards U. Ground water Global Weather Experiment Ground Wave Emergency Network (U.) Groundwater site inventory Grid Zone Designation H Return to Index h. HAZUS HAZUSMH Hbf HBCA hoch = high Hohe = height Hectare.

HGL HGML HGS HHG HI HIA Herbert Bismarck Foster Hawaii Board on Geographic Names Hydrologic bench mark Hydrologic Bench Mark Network Hard copy Heat Capacity Mapping Mission Hydroclimate Data Network Harris County (Texas) Flood Control District Heat-capacity Mapping Mission Heat-capacity Mapping Radiometer Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service (U. Inc.S. Hafen = port.HBF HBGN HBM HBMN HC HCC HCDN HCFCD HCMM HCMR HCRS HD HDDT HDLD HDOP HDS HDT HDT-A HDTR HDTV HEIRS HEPS HeRMIS Herst. HE/S HF HFA HFI Hfn H-GAC Hgbf HGCSD . harbor Houston-Galveston Area Countil Hauptgueterbahnhof Harris-Galveston Coastal Subsidence District (U.) Newlett-Packard Graphics Language format Hyper Graphic Markup Language Halliburton Geophysical Services Household goods (Rand McNally MileMaker) Hawaii Hydrologic Investigations Atlas .) Hydrographic Dept.S. (Great Britain) High-Density Digital Tape Headland Horizontal Dilution of Precision High-Definition Surveying (Leica Geosystems) High density tape High density tape (not geometrically corrected) High density tape recorder High-definition television Historic Environmental Reporting System (IAO) High Energy Particle Sensor Heritage Resource Management Information System (PAA) Herstellung Hardcopy Exploitation Segment High frequency Hydrologic field assistant Hall & Foreman.

HJW GeoSpatial. HOM Hon. Hp HP HPFS HPGL HPGN HPP HPRASA HQ HR HRB Historical Imagery Declassification (NIMA) Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility Hindustan Geographical Section General Staff (India [Headquarters India]) High Range Navigation High-resolution Infrared Sounder Hydrologic Information System. Hessisches Landesamt fur Bodenforschung Hessisches Landesamt fur Bodenforschung Hill Hills High level radiation. Hyperspectral imagery Heritage Information Statistical System Horizons Technolgy Inc. HIND HIRAN HIRS HIS HISS HIT HIU HJW HKGA HLAB HLfB HLL HLLS HLR HLRS HLS HLVA HLW Hm. Jensen. Inc. High resolution Highway Research Board .O. Wallen & Associates. High level radioactivity Highway Location Reference Standard Hue. Hong Kong Geographical Assn. Bgs. HMCK HMGS HMSO H.) High pressure fire service Hewlett Packard Graphics Language High-Precision Geodetic Network High Precision Photogrammetry High Plains Regional Aquifer System Headquarters House of Representatives. Hydrologic Information Unit Hammon. lightness and saturation Hessisches Landesvermessungsamt High level waste (radioactivity) Hermann Berghaus Hummock Hellenic Military Geographical Service Her/His Majesty's Stationery Office (Great Britain) Hochofen = blast furnace Hotine oblique Mercator Honorable Haltepunkt = stopping place Hewlett-Packard (corp.HID HIF Hind.

W. T. Schleifmann HSB Humidity Sensor for Brazil (JPL) HSDL High-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line HSGT Hitachi Software Global Technology. Island . Hochwasser H/W Hardware I Return to Index I.) Hund.HRD High-resolution data HRDB High-resolution Data Base HRDI High-resolution Doppler Imager HRFRS High-resolution Film Recorder Subsystem HRGA High Rate Geographical Areas HRIR High-resolution Infrared Radiometer Hrm. Bghs.S. St. Inc. Hundred HURRDAT Hurricane Data Set HVC Hue-Value-Chroma H.. Hermann Berghaus HRMSI High Resolution Multispectral Stereo Imager HRV High Resolution Visible HRVIR High Resolution Visible Infrared (scanner) HS High school H. Eisenbahn Haltstelle = railway stop HSV Hue Saturation Value HTC Hydrographic Topographic Center (USDMA) H. HTML Hypertext (or HyperText) Markup Language HUA Hydrologic Unit Area HUC Hydrologic Unit Code HUD Dept.S. HSI Horizontal Situation Indicator.C. Ltd. Habitat Suitability Index HSRC Hydrographic Science Research Center HSRP Hydrographic Services Review Panel (US) H. of Housing and Urban Development (U. Thomas Campanius Holm HTDP Horizontal Time-Dependent Positioning HTI Horizons Technology. H.

S. of Land Surveyors International Antiquarian Mapsellers Association Insurers' Advisory Organization International Assn.C. International boundary marker International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) Idaho Bureau of State Planning International Boundary and Water Commission (Mexico-U. of British Geographers Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estadistica Image-Based Information System International Business Machines (corp.).) Integrated circuit(s) Johannes Condet (engraver) International Cartographic Assn. = Assn.-Canada) Instituto Brasileiro de Desenvolvimento Florestal Inst. Cartographique Internationale International Cartographic Assn.). International Atomic Time Italian atlas assembled to order International Assn. Committee on Training .S. Internationale des Sciences Hydrologiques Intergovernmental Ad Hoc Working Group Inertially aided kinematic ambiguity resolution International Assn. of Geodesy Inter-American Geodetic Survey International Association of Hydrogeologists International Assn. of Hydrological Sciences = Assn. for Water Pollution Research and Control Isobar International Boundary Commission (U. ICA ICACET Infrastructure Analyst (BaySys Technologies Inc. of Engineering Geologists Institute for Advanced Education in Geospatial Sciences International Assn. Iowa Interagency Advisory Committee on Water Data Instituto Argentino de Oceanografia International Atomic Energy Agency International Assn. of Assessing Officers Image Assessment System Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer International Association for Social Science Information Service & Technology Image Annotation Tape. of Lighthouse Authorities Idaho Assn.IA IACWD IADO IAEA IAEG IAEGS IAG IAGS IAH IAHS IAHWG IAKAR IALA IALS IAMA IAO IAOO IAS IASI IASSIST IAT IATO IAWPRC IB IBC IBDF IBG IBGE IBIS IBM IBRD IBSP IBWC IC I.

S. National Committee Institut Cartografic de Catalunya.S. for Certification of Computer Professionals ICE Information Center for the Environment (UCD).). Idaho. Initiative de democratisation des donnees de IDD Statistique Canada IDE Imbedded Drive Electronics IDEN Identification module IDFG Idaho Dept. Interface Definition Language . of Lands.) Information and data dissemination. Interstate Commerce Commission (U. ICC International Cartographic Conference ICCP Inst. Interactive Data Language. Island IDAS Image Data Analysis Systems IDC International Data Corp. Imagery Cooperative Exchange ICED Intraprofessional Council on Environmental Design ICES Institution of Civil Engineers (UK). Inc.S. Initial Graphics Exchange Specifications ICEX Ice and Climate Experiment ICGC Instituto Cubano de Geodesia y Cartografia ICGI Interagency Committee on Government Information (US) ICGRS Internet-Enabled Continuous Geodetic Reference Station ICGWM International Clearinghouse for Ground Water Models ICHC International Conference on the History of Cartography ICIS Integrated Cadastral Information Society ICITV Institut de la Carte International du Tapis Vegetale ICM Instituto Cartografico Militar ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol ICMSSR Interagency Committee on Meteorological Services and Supporting Research ICONA Instituto Nacional para la Conservacion de la Naturaleza (Spain) ICP Interactive closest points ICR Intelligent Character Reader ICRSE International Center for Remote Sensing Education ICT Information and communication technologies ICW International Computer Works. Interface device. U. ID Identification. IDCCC Interior Digital Cartographic Coordination Committee (U.ICAITI Instituto Centro Americano de Investigacion y Tecnica Industrial ICAO International Civil Aviation Organiztion ICA-USNC International Cartographic Assn. of Fish and Game IDIMS Interactive Digital Image Manipulation System IDIQ Indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity IDL Idaho Dept.

Instituto Geografico e Cadastral (Portugal) Interagency Geographic Data Committee (U.) .IDLH IDLS iDNA IDOT IDR IDS IDWO IDWR IEGDR IEMVT IENC IEOS IEP IERS IES IF IfAG IFF IFLA IFN IFOV IFP IFR IFREMER iFS IFSAR IFSARE IG IGA IGAC IGBF IGBP IGC IGCI IGCP IGDC Immediately dangerous to life and health Internet Data Library System (Univ. of Transportation Interface drawing Information Decision Systems (firm) Intelligence Div.K. Intelligent Graphics Controller.) Inter-ferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Inter-ferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar for Elevation Instytut Geologiczny (Poland) Istituto Geografico de Agostini Instituto Geografico "Agustin Codazzi" Institut Geographique de Burkina Faso International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme International Geologic Congress. of Water Resources Initial Experimental Gridded Data Record(s) Institut d'Elevage et de Medecine Veterinaire des Pays Tropicaux Inland Electronic Navigation Charts (USCE) Integrated Earth Observation System Independent electric plant International Earth Rotation Service Inst. for Environmental Sciences Frame identification Institut fur Angewandte Geodasie Interchange Format File (Commodore Amiga) International Assn. Institut Francais du Petrole Instrument Flight Regulation Institut francais de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer Internet File System (Oracle Corp.S.. War Office (U. of Western Ontario) Integrated Dataset for North America (Rand McNally) Illinois Dept. of Library Asociations and Institutions Service de l'Inventaire Forestier National (France) Instantaneous Field of View Institut Francais de Pondicherry.) Idaho Dept. Institut Geographique de la Cote d'Ivoire International Geological Correlation Program. Informative Graphics Corp.

Cartografie si Organizarea Teritoriului (Romania) Institutul de Geologie si Geofizica (Romania) Instituto Geografico e Geologico de S~ao Paulo International Geographic Information Foundation Integrated Geographic Information System. Instituto Geografico Universitario (Dominican Republic) Intergraph Graph Users Group International Ground Water Modeling Center International Geophysical Year Institut Geographique du Zaire Instituto Hidrografico de la Armada (Chile) Instituto Hidrografico de la Armada. Geological Survey of Israel John Gaspar Scheuchzer International Gravity Standardization Net 1971 Integrated GPS Technologies Inc.S. Chile International Hydrographic Bureau International Hydrological Decade Iowa Heritage Digital Collection International Health Geographics Conference International Hydrographic Organization . IGSN71 IGT IGU IGUG IGWMC IGY IGZa IHA IHAC IHB IHD IHDC IHGC IHO Interactive Graphics Design System (software). Fotogrammetrie. Intergraph Design Software Institut Geographique de Burundi Initial Graphics Exchange Specification.G.IGDS IGEBU IGES IGF IGFCOT IGG IGGSP IGIF IGIS IGL IGLD 85 IGM IGME IGMI IGN IGNB IGNC IGNTG IGPT IGS I. Instituto Geografico Nacional Institut Geographique National (Belgium) Institut Geographique National Congolaise Instituto Geografico Nacional "Tommy Guardia" (Panama) Interagency Geospatial Preparedness Team (US) Information & Graphics Systems Inc.. International Graphics Exchange System Inset Graphics Format Institutul de Geodezie. of Geology and Mineral Exploration (Greece). International Geographical Union. Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espa~na Istituto Geografico Militare Italiano Institut geographique national. Intelligent GIS Interactive Graphics Library International Great Lakes Datum of 1985 Instituto Geografico Militar Inst. Indiana Geological Survey. Idaho Geological Survey. International GPS Service.

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Integration Technologies Inc. for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences (Netherlands. Ingeneria y Topografia. International Standards Organization Internet service provider Intermediate-scale Product Inventory Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Information Storage and Retrieval Indian Space Research Organisation Information Systems and Technology Istituto Centrale di Statistica (Italy) Inter-Services Topographical Dept. ITA ITAA ITC ITCA ITD ITE ITF ITFE ITRF ITRF00 ITRM ITRS ITS ITSA Intelligent Screening of Imagery for Teleophthalmology Island Island. of America International Inst. Idaho Territory Intelligent Traverse Adjustment Information Technology Assn. Remote Sensing Laboratory Information technology.T. formerly International Training Centre for Aerial Survey). Illinois State Library Land-tied island Islands Interpretive Structural Modeling International Society for Mine Surveying Imaging Spectrometer Observatory..V.A. de C. (Great Britain) Isthmus International System of Units Indiana State Univ. . ISL ISLP ISLS ISM ISMS ISO ISP ISPI ISPLS ISPRS ISR ISRO IS&T ISTAT ISTD ISTH ISU ISURL IT I. Virginia) International Terrestrial Reference System Intelligent transportation system Independent Travel Stores Assn. S. International Trade Commission International Topographic Composition Assn. Interim Terrain Data Institute of Terrestrial Ecology (Great Britain) INTERLIS Transfer Format Inductive terrain feature extraction International Terrestrial Reference Frame International Terrestrial Reference Frame of 2000 Information Technology Resouces Management (standard.I-SITE Isl.

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of Energy and Resources Kilometer Knowledge Interfaces to National Data Sets Kaiserlich-koenigliche = Imperial. Kentucky Geological Survey Kilohertz Kilohertz Korean Inst. KINDS k. KGPS KGS kHz. KL K-L Klbf Kleinb Kleinbf Kls. KIER Kil. KKH kl. Kl.) Knowledge discovery in databases Knowledge and Distributed Intelligence Kork Digital Mapping System Kork Digital Stereo Plotter Keuffel & Esser Kummerly + Frey AG Kraftfahrzeug Kinematic GPS Kansas Geological Survey. KLSD km KM KN KNP KNRIS KREMU KRG KRIS KSC Kansas Applied Remote Sensing (program) Kilobyte Kilobytes per second Kern County Water Agency (Calif.KARS KB KBPS KCWA KDD KDI KDMS KDSP K&E K+F Kfz. KHz. royal Karakoram Highway klein Klasse Karhunen-Loeve (transform) Karhunen-Loeve (transform) Kleinbahnhof Kleinbahn = Narrow-guage railroad Kleinbahnhof Kloster = cloister Kiribati Land and Survey Div.k. Kilometer Kansas Mapper Kartographische Nachrichten (journal) Kruger National Park Kentucky Natural Resources Information System Kenya Rangeland Ecological Monitoring Unit Kurdistan Regional Government Kentucky Resources Information System Kennedy Space Center (US) .

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