ADCP

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ADCPAnalysis & Data Collection Plan
ADCPAcoustic Doppler Current Profiler
ADCPAdult Degree Completion Program
ADCPAir Defense Communications Platform
ADCPAdenosine Deaminase Complexing Protein
ADCPAdvanced Display Core Processor
ADCPA Desert Called Peace (book)
ADCPAnimal Damage Control Program (Washington)
ADCPAccelerated Degree Completion Program
ADCPAdult Drug Court Program (various locations)
ADCPAir Defense Command Post
ADCPAvesta Device Control Protocol
ADCPAdvanced Degree Completion Program
ADCPAssociates Degree Completion Program
ADCPAirdrop Cargo and Personnel (C-5, Dover AFB, DE)
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Castaing, "Estimation of suspended sediment concentration from backscatter intensity of Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler," Comptes Rendus--Geoscience, vol.
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) data obtained in Smith Sound support the tidal models for the region, showing strong tidal fluctuations that lead to current reversal of the Nares Strait outflow (Melling et al., 2001).
Scientists use an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler onboard ship to monitor the speed and direction of subsurface currents that have carried the NBST.
Like people feeling their way through a dark room by touching a wall, AUVs keep in contact with the seafloor by "touching" it with sound waves, using an acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP).
An acoustic Doppler current profiler uses sound waves to measure current speeds and directions.
The OASIS moorings each comprise a suite of instruments: a thermistor chain to measure temperature with depth, a conductivity-temperature-depth sensor, a fluorometer to measure chlorophyll, a transmissometer for light transmission, meteorological instruments, a spectroradiometer, that measures light at different wavelengths, an acoustic Doppler current profiler, a carbon-dioxide sensor, a PAR (photosynthetically active radiation) sensor, and such system diagnostic information as battery-power levels.
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