Acronyms and abbreviations

This page provides the explanations for acronyms and abbreviations used in describing the Finnish Reflection Experiment (FIRE) datasets.

  • AGC – automatic gain control
  • CDP – Common Depth-point
  • CD-ROM – Compact Disc Read-Only Memory
  • CMP – Common Midpoint
  • DB – decibel
  • DMO – dip move-out
  • EBCDIC – Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
  • EPS – Encapsulated PostScript Format
  • EPSG – European Petroleum Survey Group
  • FFT – Fast Fourier Transform
  • FIRE – Finnish Reflection Experiment
  • Gb – gigabyte
  • GTK – Geological Survey of Finland
  • Hz – hertz
  • IBM – International Business Machines Corporation
  • I/O – input/output
  • JPEG – Joint Photographic Experts Group
  • KKJ – kartastokoordinaattijärjestelmä (National Grid Coordinate System)
  • Km – kilometre
  • Mb – megabyte
  • NMO – normal move-out
  • RMS – root mean square
  • SEG-Y – Society for Exploration Geophysicists Y-format
  • SU – Seismic Un*x
  • TIFF – Tagged Image File Format
  • TWT – two-way travel time
  • UH – University of Helsinki