Glosario Científico

El glosario de términos y las abreviaturas correspondientes pertenecen a la Autoridad Internacional de los Fondos Marinos así como los documentos que producen.

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UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Universal Transverse Mercator

A geographic coordinate system based on distances north and east from reference points. Used to create flat maps of the Earth's surface. Well suited to maps of small areas. Named after the Flemish cartographer Gerhardus Mercator (1512-1594).

Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

Collective term for Remotely Operated Vehicles and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. Abbreviated to UUV. Examples includeAutosub and Epaulard.

USNEL

United States Naval Electronic Laboratory.

UTM

Universal Transverse Mercator.

UUV

Unmanned Underwater Vehicle.