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OPP Office Advisory Committee
May 18 - 19, 2006

Appendix 1 - Acronyms


Acronym Definition

AC

Advisory Committee

ACI

American Competitiveness Initiative

AON

Arctic Observing Network

BGCCRF

Barrow Global Climate Change Research Facility

CI

Cyberinfrastructure

COV

Committee of Visitors

CRESIS

Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets

EHR

Education and Human Resources Directorate

ERE

Environmental Research and Education

ESH

Environment, Safety & Health

GEO

Directorate for Geosciences

ICSU

International Council for Science

IPA

Intergovernmental Personnel Act

IPY

International Polar Year

LTER

Long-Term Ecological Research

MREFC

Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NSF

National Science Foundation

OCI

Office of Cyberinfrastructure

OLPA

Office of Legislative and Public Affairs

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OPP

Office of Polar Programs

PI

Principal Investigator

PRSS

Polar Research Support Section

RFI

Request for Information

RPSC

Raytheon Polar Services Company

SEARCH

Study of Environmental ARctic CHange

SPSM

South Pole Station Modernization

TDRSS

Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System

UIC

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation

UNOLS

University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System

USAP

U.S. Antarctic Program

USCG

U.S. Coast Guard

 

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