Abbreviations

14C  -  radiocarbon
ADCP  -  acoustic Doppler current profiler
AMS  -  accelerator mass spectrometry
ASCII  -  American Standard Code for Information Interchange
BNL  -  Brookhaven National Laboratory
CDIAC  -  Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
CFC  -  chlorofluorocarbon
CMDL  -  Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory
CO2  -  carbon dioxide
CPU  -  central processing unit
CRM  -  certified reference material
CTD  -  conductivity, temperature, and depth sensor
DOE  -  U.S. Department of Energy
emf  -  electromotive force
fCO2  -  fugacity of CO2
FTP  -  file transfer protocol
GASCAL  -  gas loop titration efficiency
GEOSECS  -  Geochemical Ocean Sections Study
GMT  -  Greenwich Mean Time
IR  -  infrared
LV  -  large volume
NDP  -  numeric data package
NIST  -  National Institute of Standards and Technology
nm  -  nautical mile
NOAA  -  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOSAMS  -  National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility
OSU  -  Oregon State University
pCO2  -  partial pressure of CO2
PRT  -  platinum resistance thermometer
PSS  -  practical salinity scale
PU  -  Princeton University
QA/QC  -  quality assurance/quality control
R/V  -  research vessel
SD  -  standard deviation
SIO  -  Scripps Institute of Oceanography
SOMMA  -  single-operator multiparameter metabolic analyzer
SV  -  small volume
TALK  -  total alkalinity
TCO2  -  total carbon dioxide
TE  -  titration efficiency
UH  -  University of Hawaii
URL  -  universal resource locator
UW  -  University of Washington
WHOI  -  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
WHP  -  WOCE Hydrographic Program
WOCE  -  World Ocean Circulation Experiment
xCO2  -  mole fraction of CO2

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