Appendix C: Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

ADP Automated Data Processing
AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
BI Bilinear Interpolation
CC Cubic Convolution
CM Catalog Manager
CCTs Computer Compatible Tapes
DBMS Data Base Management System
DDR Data Descriptor Record
DEM Digital Elevation Model
DLG Digital Line Graph
DLTF Display Look-up Table File
DNs Digital Numbers
EDC EROS Data Center
EOS Earth Observing Systems
EROS Earth Resources Observation System
GAC Global Area Coverage
GIS Geographic Information System
GOF Graphics Overlay File
GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center
HAAT Header Ancillary Annotation Trailer
JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory
LAC Local Area Coverage
LAS Land Analysis System
LT Labeled Table
LUT LookUp Table
MSS Multispectral Scanner
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NN Nearest Neighbor
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
PDF Proc Definition File
SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar
TAE Transportable Applications Environment
TCL TAE Command Language
TM Thematic Mapper
UNEP United Nation's Environment Program
USGS United States Geological Survey
Versatec Versatec Printer/Plotter

Last change: 1998 Oct 16, R. A. White /