Acronyms

ADCP  -  acoustic Doppler current profiler
ASCII  -  American Standard Code for Information Interchange
CDIAC  -  Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
CFC  -  chlorofluorocarbon
CGC  -  Climate and Global Change
CO2  -  carbon dioxide
COARE  -  Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment
CRM  -  certified reference material
CTD  -  conductivity, temperature, and depth sensor
DOE  -  U.S. Department of Energy
FTP  -  file transfer protocol
GMT  -  Greenwich Mean Time
GO  -  General Oceanics
IAPSO  -  International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Ocean
NBIS  -  Neil Brown Instruments Systems
NDP  -  numeric data package
nm  -  nautical mile
NOAA  -  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
PSS  -  practical salinity scale
pCO2  -  partial pressure of CO2
PSS  -  Practical Salinity Scale
QA  -  quality assurance
R/V  -  research vessel
SIO  -  Scripps Institution of Oceanography
SOMMA  -  Single-Operator Multiparameter Metabolic Analyzer
SOP  -  standard operating procedure
TALK  -  total alkalinity
TCO2  -  total carbon dioxide
TOGA  -  Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere
UH  -  University of Hawaii
USF  -  University of South Florida
UW  -  University of Washington
WHOI  -  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
WHPO  -  WOCE Hydrographic Program Office
WOCE  -  World Ocean Circulation Experiment

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