GEO Facilities Plan
 

Appendix B

Glossary of Acronyms
 

Acronym

Full name or term

AMS
APS
AUV's
BATS
C4
CAPS
CHiPR
COSMIC
CSL
CSU
DMC
DMS
DOE
EHR
ElDoRa
FAA
FEMA
FY
GEO
GPS
GPS/MET
GSN
H2O
HIAPER
HOT
IRIS
PASSCAL
IRM
ISFF
ISS
KDI
LExEn
MRE
NASA
NCAR
NOAA
NSB
NSF
NSLS
NSWP
OBS
ODP
OSN
PAGE
PITAC
REU
RIDGE
ROV's
SCEC
SPARC
STC's
UARC
UNAVCO
UNOLS
US/GCRP
USGS

Accelerator Mass Spectrometers
Advanced Photon Source
autonomous undersea vehicles
Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study
Center for Clouds, Chemistry, and Climate
Center for the Analysis and Prediction of Storms
Center for High-Pressure Research
Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate
Climate Simulation Laboratory
Colorado State University
IRIS Data Management Center
IRIS Data Management System
Department of Energy
Directorate for Education and Human Resources
Electra Doppler Radar
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Fiscal Year
Directorate for Geosciences
Global Positioning System
Global Positioning System applied to Meteorology
Global Seismographic Network
Hawaii-2 Observatory
High-Performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research
Hawaii Ocean Time-series
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Program of Array Seismic Studies of the Continental Lithosphere
Institute for Rock Magnetism
Integrated Surface Flux Facility
Integrated Sounding System
Knowledge and Distributed Intelligence
Life in Extreme Environments
Major Research Equipment
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Center for Atmospheric Research
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Science Board
National Science Foundation
National Synchrotron Light Source
National Space Weather Program
Ocean-bottom seismic
Ocean Drilling Program
Ocean Seismic Network
Program for the Advancement of Geoscience Education
President's Information Technology Advisory Committee
Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Ridge Interdisciplinary Global Experiments
remotely operated vehicles
Southern California Earthquake Center
Space Physics and Aeronomy Research Collaboratory
Science and Technology Centers
Upper Atmosphere Research Collaboratory
University NAVSTAR Consortium
University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System
U. S. Global Change Research Program
United States Geological Survey

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