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Lists of abbreviations for reference, downloaded from Ocean Observatories Initiative Program Management Portal (SAF) on July 11, 2013. Additionally, a link to the OOI Acronyms and Definitions, current version 2.17_(SL-CCB-2013-06-18), is included below.

OOI Acronyms and Definitions

Acronyms and term definitions are outlined in the L2 Reference Module spreadsheet. Note to be used for reference purposes only.


Instrument Class Abbreviations

Data Product Abbreviations

Instrument Class Instrument Class Name
ADCPA Velocity profile Mobile Asset
ADCPS Velocity profile Long Range
ADCPT Velocity profile Short Range
BOTPT Pressure bottom tilt
CAMDS Camera digital still strobe
CAMHD Camera digital video HD
CTDAV CTD AUV
CTDBP CTD Bottom Pumped
CTDGV CTD Glider
CTDMO CTD Mooring
CTDPF CTD Profiler
DOFST Oxygen dissolved fastresp
DOSTA Oxygen dissolved stable
FDCHP Flux direct covariance
FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
FLOBN Benthic Flow
FLORD Fluorometer two wavelength
FLORT Fluorometer three wavelength
HPIES IES pressure velocity
HYDBB Hydrophone BB passive
HYDLF Hydrophone LF passive
MASSP Mass Spectrometer
METBK Meteorology bulk
NUTNR Nutrient nitrate
NUTR4 Nutrient four channel
OBSBB Seismometer BB triaxial accel
OBSBK Seismometer BB triaxial keck
OBSSK Seismometer shortperiod keck
OBSSP Seismometer shortperiod
OPTAA Attenuation absorption optical
OSMOI Watersample chem trace
PARAD PAR
PCO2A pCO2 air-sea
PCO2W pCO2 water
PHSEN pH stable
PPSDN DNA particulate
PRESF Pressure SF
PREST Pressure SF tidal
RASFL Watersample chem trace H2S pH
SPKIR spectral irradiance
THSPH Temp H2 H2S pH
TMPSF Temperature seafloor
TRHPH Temp resist
VADCP Velocity profile 50m turb
VEL3D Velocity point 3D turb
VELPT Velocity point
WAVSS Wave spectra surface
ZPLSC Plankton ZP sonar coastal
ZPLSG Plankton ZP sonar global
Data Product Identifier Data Product Name Data Product Level Units Instrument Class Instrument Name
ABSTHRM PHSEN Thermistor Temperature L0 volts PHSEN pH stable
BARPRES Barometric Pressure L0 mbar METBK Meteorology bulk
BARPRES Barometric Pressure L1 Pa METBK Meteorology bulk
BENTHFL Benthic Flow Rates L2 m/yr FLOBN Benthic Flow
BOTPRES Nano-resolution Bottom Pressure L1 nanoPascal BOTPT Pressure bottom tilt
BOTSFLU Seafloor Uplift and Deflation L2 meters BOTPT Pressure bottom tilt
BOTTILT Seafloor High-Resolution Tilt L0 microradians BOTPT Pressure bottom tilt
BOTTILT Seafloor High-Resolution Tilt L1 microradians BOTPT Pressure bottom tilt
CAMSTIL Still Image L1 Lossless compression Image File CAMDS Camera digital still strobe
CDOMFLO Fluorometric CDOM Concentration L0 counts FLORT Fluorometer three wavelength
CDOMFLO Fluorometric CDOM Concentration L1 ppm FLORT Fluorometer three wavelength
CHLAFLO Fluorometric Chlorophyll-a Concentration L0 counts FLORD Fluorometer two wavelength
CHLAFLO Fluorometric Chlorophyll-a Concentration L0 counts FLORT Fluorometer three wavelength
CHLAFLO Fluorometric Chlorophyll-a Concentration L1 ug/L FLORD Fluorometer two wavelength
CHLAFLO Fluorometric Chlorophyll-a Concentration L1 ug/L FLORT Fluorometer three wavelength
CO2ABS1 Optical Absorbance Ratio at 434nm L0 unitless PCO2W pCO2 water
CO2ABS2 Optical Absorbance Ratio at 620nm L0 unitless PCO2W pCO2 water
CO2FLUX Flux of CO2 from the Ocean into the Atmosphere L2 mol m-2 s-1 PCO2A pCO2 air-sea
CO2THRM PCO2W Thermistor Temperature L0 volts PCO2W pCO2 water
CONDSRF Sea Surface Conductivity L0 S/m METBK Meteorology bulk
CONDSRF Sea Surface Conductivity L1 S/m METBK Meteorology bulk
CONDWAT Conductivity L0 unitless CTDAV CTD AUV
CONDWAT Conductivity L0 unitless CTDBP CTD Bottom Pumped
CONDWAT Conductivity L0 unitless CTDGV CTD Glider
CONDWAT Conductivity L0 unitless CTDMO CTD Mooring
CONDWAT Conductivity L0 unitless CTDPF CTD Profiler
CONDWAT Conductivity L1 S/m CTDAV CTD AUV
CONDWAT Conductivity L1 S/m CTDBP CTD Bottom Pumped
CONDWAT Conductivity L1 S/m CTDGV CTD Glider
CONDWAT Conductivity L1 S/m CTDMO CTD Mooring
CONDWAT Conductivity L1 S/m CTDPF CTD Profiler
DENSITY Density L2 kg/m^3 CTDAV CTD AUV
DENSITY Density L2 kg/m^3 CTDBP CTD Bottom Pumped
DENSITY Density L2 kg/m^3 CTDGV CTD Glider
DENSITY Density L2 kg/m^3 CTDMO CTD Mooring
DENSITY Density L2 kg/m^3 CTDPF CTD Profiler
DNASAMP 16s rRNA sequence of filtered physical sample L2 2 micron filter PPSDN DNA particulate
DOCONCF Oxygen Concentration from Fastrep DO Instrument L2 uMol/l DOFST Oxygen dissolved fastresp
DOCONCS Oxygen Concentration from Stable DO Instrument L0 degrees; degrees Celcius DOSTA Oxygen dissolved stable
DOCONCS Oxygen Concentration from Stable DO Instrument L1 uMol/l DOSTA Oxygen dissolved stable
DOCONCS Oxygen Concentration from Stable DO Instrument L2 µmol/kg DOSTA Oxygen dissolved stable
ECHOINT Echo Intensity L0 dB ADCPA Velocity profile Mobile Asset
ECHOINT Echo Intensity L0 dB ADCPS Velocity profile Long Range
ECHOINT Echo Intensity L0 dB ADCPT Velocity profile Short Range
ECHOINT Echo Intensity L0 dB VADCP Velocity profile 50m turb
ECHOINT Echo Intensity L1 dB ADCPA Velocity profile Mobile Asset
ECHOINT Echo Intensity L1 dB ADCPS Velocity profile Long Range
ECHOINT Echo Intensity L1 dB ADCPT Velocity profile Short Range
ECHOINT Echo Intensity L1 dB VADCP Velocity profile 50m turb
FLUBSCT Optical Backscatter (Red Wavelengths) L0 counts FLORD Fluorometer two wavelength
FLUBSCT Optical Backscatter (Red Wavelengths) L0 counts FLORT Fluorometer three wavelength
FLUBSCT Optical Backscatter (Red Wavelengths) L1 1/m FLORD Fluorometer two wavelength
FLUBSCT Optical Backscatter (Red Wavelengths) L1 1/m FLORT Fluorometer three wavelength
FLUXHOT Direct Covariance Flux of Heat L2 J m^(-2) s^(-1) FDCHP Flux direct covariance
FLUXHOT Direct Covariance Flux of Heat L2 J m^(-2) s^(-1) FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
FLUXMOM Direct Covariance Flux of Momentum L2 kg m^(-1) s^(-2) FDCHP Flux direct covariance
FLUXMOM Direct Covariance Flux of Momentum L2 kg m^(-1) s^(-2) FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
FLUXWET Direct Covariance Flux of Moisture L2 kg m^(-1) s^(-1) FDCHP Flux direct covariance
FLUXWET Direct Covariance Flux of Moisture L2 kg m^(-1) s^(-1) FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
FRSHFLX Freshwater Flux L2 m3/s METBK Meteorology bulk
GRNDACC Broadband Ground Acceleration L1 m/s^2 OBSBB Seismometer BB triaxial accel
GRNDACC Broadband Ground Acceleration L1 m/s^2 OBSBK Seismometer BB triaxial keck
GRNDVEL Broadband Ground Velocity L1 m/s OBSBB Seismometer BB triaxial accel
GRNDVEL Broadband Ground Velocity L1 m/s OBSBK Seismometer BB triaxial keck
HDVIDEO HD Video L1 Lossless compression Image File CAMHD Camera digital video HD
HEATFLX Net Heat Flux L2 W/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
HYDAPBB Broadband Acoustic pressure waves L0 TBD HYDBB Hydrophone BB passive
HYDAPBB Broadband Acoustic pressure waves L1 dB//1uPa/V HYDBB Hydrophone BB passive
HYDAPLF Low Frequency Acoustic pressure waves L0   HYDLF Hydrophone LF passive
HYDAPLF Low Frequency Acoustic pressure waves L1   HYDLF Hydrophone LF passive
HYDFRBB Broadband Frequency L0 TBD HYDBB Hydrophone BB passive
HYDFRBB Broadband Frequency L1 KHz HYDBB Hydrophone BB passive
IES_HEF Horizontal Electric Fields L0 TBD HPIES IES pressure velocity
IES_HEF Horizontal Electric Fields L1 micro volt/cm HPIES IES pressure velocity
IES_WPP Water Property Profile Time Series L2 T (degree C), salinity (unitless), density (kgm-3) HPIES IES pressure velocity
IESAHWV Vertically Averaged Horizontal Water Velocity (VAHWV) L2 m/s HPIES IES pressure velocity
IESHEAT Water Column Heat Content L2 Jm-2 HPIES IES pressure velocity
IESPRES Bottom Pressure L0 TBD HPIES IES pressure velocity
IESPRES Bottom Pressure L1 Pa HPIES IES pressure velocity
IESRATT Roundtrip Acoustic Travel Time (RATT) L0 TBD HPIES IES pressure velocity
IESRATT Roundtrip Acoustic Travel Time (RATT) L1 milliseconds HPIES IES pressure velocity
LATNFLX Latent Heat Flux L2 W/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
LONGIRR Downwelling Longwave Irradiance L0 W/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
LONGIRR Downwelling Longwave Irradiance L1 W/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
MASSPEC Suite of Dissolved Gas Measurements (10-20 individual gases) vs. Time L0 TBD MASSP Mass Spectrometer
MASSPEC Suite of Dissolved Gas Measurements (10-20 individual gases) vs. Time L1 uM and daltons MASSP Mass Spectrometer
MOISTUR Turbulent Humidity Fluctuation L0 TBD FDCHP Flux direct covariance
MOISTUR Turbulent Humidity Fluctuation L0 TBD FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
MOISTUR Turbulent Humidity Fluctuation L1 % FDCHP Flux direct covariance
MOISTUR Turbulent Humidity Fluctuation L1 % FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
MOMMFLX Momentum Flux (Wind Stress) L2 N/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
MOTFLUX Platform Direction and Tilt (3 axes) L0 TBD (FDCHP), degree (from north or vertical) (FDCLP) FDCHP Flux direct covariance
MOTFLUX Platform Direction and Tilt (3 axes) L0 TBD (FDCHP), degree (from north or vertical) (FDCLP) FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
NETLIRR Net Longwave Irradiance L2 W/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
NETSIRR Net Shortwave Irradiance L2 W/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
NITROPT Nitrate Concentration L1 µM NUTNR Nutrient nitrate
OPTABSN Optical Absorption Coefficient L2 1/m OPTAA Attenuation absorption optical
OPTAREF Reference Absorption L0   OPTAA Attenuation absorption optical
OPTASIG Signal Absorption L0   OPTAA Attenuation absorption optical
OPTATTN Optical Beam Attenuation Coefficient L2 1/m OPTAA Attenuation absorption optical
OPTATTS Diffuse Attenuation Coefficient L2 1/m SPKIR spectral irradiance
OPTCREF Reference Beam Attenuation L0 unitless OPTAA Attenuation absorption optical
OPTCSIG Signal Beam Attenuation L0 unitless OPTAA Attenuation absorption optical
OPTPARW Photosynthetically Active Radiation (400-700 nm) L0 counts (Satl), volts (Bios) PARAD PAR
OPTPARW Photosynthetically Active Radiation (400-700 nm) L1 µmol photons/m^2*s PARAD PAR
OPTTEMP Temperature from OPTAA L0 degrees C OPTAA Attenuation absorption optical
PCO2ATM Partial Pressure of CO2 in Atmosphere L1 µatm PCO2A pCO2 air-sea
PCO2SSW Partial Pressure of CO2 in Surface Sea Water L1 µatm PCO2A pCO2 air-sea
PCO2WAT Partial Pressure of CO2 in Water L1 µatm PCO2W pCO2 water
PH434SI Optical Absorbance Signal Intensity at 434nm L0 unitless PHSEN pH stable
PH578SI Optical Absorbance Signal Intensity at 578nm L0 unitless PHSEN pH stable
PHSSAMP Physical Fluid Sample – Diffuse fluid chemistry L2 No Direct Datastream to OOI OSMOI Watersample chem trace
PHSSAMP Physical Fluid Sample – Diffuse fluid chemistry L2 No Direct Datastream to OOI RASFL Watersample chem trace H2S pH
PHWATER pH L1 pH units PHSEN pH stable
PRACSAL Practical Salinity L2 unitless CTDAV CTD AUV
PRACSAL Practical Salinity L2 unitless CTDBP CTD Bottom Pumped
PRACSAL Practical Salinity L2 unitless CTDGV CTD Glider
PRACSAL Practical Salinity L2 unitless CTDMO CTD Mooring
PRACSAL Practical Salinity L2 unitless CTDPF CTD Profiler
PRECIPM Precipitation L0 mm METBK Meteorology bulk
PRECIPM Precipitation L1 mm METBK Meteorology bulk
PRESAIR PCO2A Gas Stream Pressure L0 mbar PCO2A pCO2 air-sea
PRESWAT Pressure (Depth) L0 unitless CTDAV CTD AUV
PRESWAT Pressure (Depth) L0 unitless CTDBP CTD Bottom Pumped
PRESWAT Pressure (Depth) L0 unitless CTDGV CTD Glider
PRESWAT Pressure (Depth) L0 unitless CTDMO CTD Mooring
PRESWAT Pressure (Depth) L0 unitless CTDPF CTD Profiler
PRESWAT Pressure (Depth) L1 Pa CTDAV CTD AUV
PRESWAT Pressure (Depth) L1 Pa CTDBP CTD Bottom Pumped
PRESWAT Pressure (Depth) L1 Pa CTDGV CTD Glider
PRESWAT Pressure (Depth) L1 Pa CTDMO CTD Mooring
PRESWAT Pressure (Depth) L1 Pa CTDPF CTD Profiler
RAINFLX Rain Heat Flux L2 W/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
RAINRTE Rain rate L2 mm/hr METBK Meteorology bulk
RELHUMI Relative Humidity L0 TBD (FDCHP), % (METBK) FDCHP Flux direct covariance
RELHUMI Relative Humidity L0 TBD (FDCHP), % (METBK) METBK Meteorology bulk
RELHUMI Relative Humidity L1 % FDCHP Flux direct covariance
RELHUMI Relative Humidity L1 % METBK Meteorology bulk
SALSURF Sea Surface Salinity L2 unitless METBK Meteorology bulk
SENSFLX Sensible Heat Flux L2 W/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
SFLPRES Seafloor Pressure L0 Pa PRESF Pressure SF
SFLPRES Seafloor Pressure L0 Pa PREST Pressure SF tidal
SFLPRES Seafloor Pressure L1 Pa PRESF Pressure SF
SFLPRES Seafloor Pressure L1 Pa PREST Pressure SF tidal
SGRDVEL Short Period Ground Velocity L1 m/s OBSSP Seismometer shortperiod
SHRTIRR Downwelling Shortwave Irradiance L0 W/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
SHRTIRR Downwelling Shortwave Irradiance L1 W/m2 METBK Meteorology bulk
SONBSCA Multi-Frequency Acoustic Backscatter L0 TBD ZPLSC Plankton ZP sonar coastal
SONBSCA Multi-Frequency Acoustic Backscatter L0 TBD ZPLSG Plankton ZP sonar global
SONBSCA Multi-Frequency Acoustic Backscatter L1 dB re 1(m^2 nmi^-2) ZPLSC Plankton ZP sonar coastal
SONBSCA Multi-Frequency Acoustic Backscatter L1 dB re 1(m^2 nmi^-2) ZPLSG Plankton ZP sonar global
SPECHUM Specific Humidity L2 % METBK Meteorology bulk
SPECTIR Downwelling Spectral Irradiance L0 TBD SPKIR spectral irradiance
SPECTIR Downwelling Spectral Irradiance L1 µW*cm^-2*nm^-1 SPKIR spectral irradiance
SPHUM2M Specific Humidity at 2 m L2 % METBK Meteorology bulk
TEMPA2M Air Temperature at 2 m L2 degrees C METBK Meteorology bulk
TEMPAIR Air Temperature L0 degree C METBK Meteorology bulk
TEMPAIR Air Temperature L1 degree C METBK Meteorology bulk
TEMPSFL Temperature Array in Spatial Grid L0 TBD TMPSF Temperature seafloor
TEMPSFL Temperature Array in Spatial Grid L1 C TMPSF Temperature seafloor
TEMPSRF Sea Surface Temperature L0 degree C METBK Meteorology bulk
TEMPSRF Sea Surface Temperature L1 degree C METBK Meteorology bulk
TEMPVNT Vent Fluid Temperature from RASFL L0 TBD RASFL Watersample chem trace H2S pH
TEMPVNT Vent Fluid Temperature from RASFL L1 degrees C RASFL Watersample chem trace H2S pH
TEMPWAT Temperature L0 unitless CTDAV CTD AUV
TEMPWAT Temperature L0 unitless CTDBP CTD Bottom Pumped
TEMPWAT Temperature L0 unitless CTDGV CTD Glider
TEMPWAT Temperature L0 unitless CTDMO CTD Mooring
TEMPWAT Temperature L0 unitless CTDPF CTD Profiler
TEMPWAT Temperature L1 degrees C CTDAV CTD AUV
TEMPWAT Temperature L1 degrees C CTDBP CTD Bottom Pumped
TEMPWAT Temperature L1 degrees C CTDGV CTD Glider
TEMPWAT Temperature L1 degrees C CTDMO CTD Mooring
TEMPWAT Temperature L1 degrees C CTDPF CTD Profiler
THSPHHC Hydrogen Concentration L0 V THSPH Temp H2 H2S pH
THSPHHC Hydrogen Concentration L2 Moles/kg THSPH Temp H2 H2S pH
THSPHHS Hydrogen Sulfide Concentration L0 V THSPH Temp H2 H2S pH
THSPHHS Hydrogen Sulfide Concentration L2 Moles/kg THSPH Temp H2 H2S pH
THSPHPH pH L0 V THSPH Temp H2 H2S pH
THSPHPH pH L2 pH units THSPH Temp H2 H2S pH
THSPHTE Vent Fluid Temperature from THSPH L0 V THSPH Temp H2 H2S pH
THSPHTE Vent Fluid Temperature from THSPH L1 degrees C THSPH Temp H2 H2S pH
TMPATUR Turbulent Air Temperature L0 TBD FDCHP Flux direct covariance
TMPATUR Turbulent Air Temperature L0 TBD FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
TMPATUR Turbulent Air Temperature L1 degree C FDCHP Flux direct covariance
TMPATUR Turbulent Air Temperature L1 degree C FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
TRHPHCC Vent Fluid Chloride Concentration L2 µM TRHPH Temp resist
TRHPHEH Vent Fluid Oxidation-Reduction Potential (ORP) L1 mV TRHPH Temp resist
TRHPHR1 Resistivity R1 L0 Ohm, raw voltage TRHPH Temp resist
TRHPHR2 Resistivity R2 L0 Ohm, raw voltage TRHPH Temp resist
TRHPHR3 Resistivity R3 L0 Ohm, raw voltage TRHPH Temp resist
TRHPHTE Vent Fluid Temperature from TRHPH L1 C TRHPH Temp resist
TRHPHVC Thermocouple Temperature L0 V TRHPH Temp resist
TRHPHVO ORP Volts L0 V TRHPH Temp resist
TRHPHVS Thermistor Temperature L0 V TRHPH Temp resist
VELPROF Velocity Profile L0 mm/s ADCPA Velocity profile Mobile Asset
VELPROF Velocity Profile L0 mm/s ADCPS Velocity profile Long Range
VELPROF Velocity Profile L0 mm/s ADCPT Velocity profile Short Range
VELPROF Velocity Profile L1 m/s ADCPA Velocity profile Mobile Asset
VELPROF Velocity Profile L1 m/s ADCPS Velocity profile Long Range
VELPROF Velocity Profile L1 m/s ADCPT Velocity profile Short Range
VELPTMN Mean Point Water Velocity L1 m/s VELPT Velocity point
VELPTTU Turbulent Point Water Velocity L0 cm/s (Nobska), mm/s (Nortek) VEL3D Velocity point 3D turb
VELPTTU Turbulent Point Water Velocity L1 m/s VEL3D Velocity point 3D turb
VELTURB Turbulent Velocity Profile L1 m/s VADCP Velocity profile 50m turb
WAVSTAT Wave Spectral Properties L0 m; s; degrees; Hz; m^2 Hz^-1 ADCPT Velocity profile Short Range
WAVSTAT Wave Spectral Properties L0 m; s; degrees; Hz; m^2 Hz^-1 WAVSS Wave spectra surface
WAVSTAT Wave Spectral Properties L2 m; s; degrees; Hz; m^2 Hz^-1 ADCPT Velocity profile Short Range
WAVSTAT Wave Spectral Properties L2 m; s; degrees; Hz; m^2 Hz^-1 WAVSS Wave spectra surface
WIND10M Wind Velocity at 10 m L2 m/s METBK Meteorology bulk
WINDAVG Mean Wind Velocity L0 m/s METBK Meteorology bulk
WINDAVG Mean Wind Velocity L1 m/s METBK Meteorology bulk
WINDTUR Wind Velocity in 3 Dimensions L0 TBD FDCHP Flux direct covariance
WINDTUR Wind Velocity in 3 Dimensions L0 TBD FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
WINDTUR Wind Velocity in 3 Dimensions L1 m/s FDCHP Flux direct covariance
WINDTUR Wind Velocity in 3 Dimensions L1 m/s FDCLP Flux direct cov LP - DEPRECATED
XCO2ATM CO2 Mole Fraction in Atmosphere L0 ppm PCO2A pCO2 air-sea
XCO2SSW CO2 Mole Fraction in Surface Sea Water L0 ppm PCO2A pCO2 air-sea

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