Abbreviations

A | B | C | D | EF | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

 

A


AANDC Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
ABDS Arctic Biodiversity Data Service
AC Arctic Council
ACE Arctic Collaborative Environment
ACADIS Advanced Cooperative Arctic Data & Information Service
ADEC Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
AFN Alaska Federation of Natives
AGDC Alaska Geographic Data Clearinghouse
AGDI Alaska Geologic Data Index
AGI American Geosciences Institute
AGP Arctic Governance Project
AFSC Alaska Fisheries Science Center
AHDR Arctic Human Development Report
AHHI Arctic Human Health Initiative
AMAP Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program of the Arctic Council
AMRAP Alaska Mineral Resource Assessment Program
AMSA Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment
ANILCA Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980
ANKN Alaska Native Knowledge Network
ANLC Alaska Native Language Center
ANSEP Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program
ANTHC Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
ANWR Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
AON-SIP Arctic Observation Network Social Indicator Project
AOOS Alaska Ocean Observing System
APECS Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
APP Alaska Pipeline Project
ARC Arctic Science Program
ARCTIS Arctic Resources and Transportation Information System
ARCUS Arctic Research Consortium of the United States
ARDF Alaska Resource Data File
ARPA Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
ASRC Arctic Slope Regional Association
ASTIS Arctic Science and Technology Information System
AWG Arctic Wave Glider
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B


BASC Barrow Arctic Science Consortium
BEO Barrow Environmental Observatory
BEST-BSIERP Bering Sea Ecosystem Study (NSF)-Bering Sea Integrated Ecosystem Research Program
BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs
BLM Bureau of Land Management
BSEE Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
BSIWG Bering Sea Interagency Working Group
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C


CAEP Cetacean Assessment and Ecology Program
CAFF Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna
CAKN Central Alaska Network
CANHR Center for Alaska Native Health Research
CBC Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
CBSFA Central Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association
CCHRC Cold Climate Housing Research Center
CCIN Canadian Cryospheric Information Network
CCSP US Climate Change Science Program
CCW Canadian Cryosphere Watch
CDC Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CEC Commission for Environmental Protection
CEQ Council on Environmental Quality
CIMES Center of Excellence for Island, Maritime, and Extreme Environment Security
CIS Canadian Ice Service
CO-OPS Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services
CORS Continuously Operating Reference Station
COSEE Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence
CPAR Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region
CRRC Coastal Response Research Center
CRREL US Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
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D


DCCED Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
DEC Alaska Department of Conservation
Denali Commission Denali Commission
DGGS Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DNR Alaska Department of Natural Resources
DOC Department of Commerce
DOD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
DOI Department of the Interior
DOS Department of State
DOT Department of Transportation
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E


ECS Federal Interagency Extended Continental Shelf Task Force
ED US Department of Education
EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPPR Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response
ERMA Environmental Response Management Application®
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F


FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FDA Food and Drug Administration
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G


GEOSS Global Earth Observing System of Systems
GINA Geographic Information Network of Alaska
GPPO Gas Pipeline Project Office
GRAV-D Gravity for the Redefinition of the American Vertical Datum
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H


HHS Department of Health and Human Services
HIPAS High Power Auroral Stimulation
HUD Department of Housing and Urban Development
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I


IAOOS Integrated Arctic Ocean Observing System
IARC International Arctic Research Center
IARPC Interagency Arctic Research and Policy Committee
IASC International Arctic Science Committee
IASOA International Arctic Systems for Observing the Atmosphere
IASSA International Arctic Social Sciences Association
ICCOPR Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research
IODP Integrated Ocean Drilling Program
IPA International Permafrost Association
IPCC United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IPY International Polar Year
IPYPD International Polar Year Publications Database
ISAC International Study of Arctic Change
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J


JCTD Joint Capability Technology Demonstration
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L


LOSI Loss of Sea Ice
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M


MARAD Department of Transportation/Maritime Administration
MIRL UAF Mineral Industry Research Laboratory
MMS Minerals Management Service
MSSIS Maritime Safety and Security Information System
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N


NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Navy SupSalv Naval Sea System Command Supervisor of Salvage and Diving
NCAI National Congress of American Indians
NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research
NCCOS National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
NCDC National Climatic Data Center
NCRR National Center for Research Resources
NEH National Endowment for the Humanities
NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data & Information Service
NETL National Energy Technology Laboratory
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NIAAA National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
NIC National Ice Center
NIH National Institutes of Health
NIMH National Institutes of Mental Health
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NMAI National Museum of the American Indian
NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service
NMML National Marine Mammal Laboratory
NOAA National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
NOS National Ocean Service
NPCREP North Pacific Climate Regimes and Ecosystem Productivity
NPFMC North Pacific Fisheries Management Council
NPRB North Pacific Research Board
NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council
NREL National Renewable Energy Lab
NRF Northern Research Forum
NSF National Science Foundation
NSIDC National Snow and Ice Data Center
NSSC North Slope Science Catalog
NSSI North Slope Science Initiative
NSTC National Science and Technology Council
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O


OBIS Ocean Biogeographic Information System
ONR Office of Naval Research
OPA90 Oil Pollution Act of 1990
OPC Ocean Prediction Center
OSRI Oil Spill Recovery Institute
OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy
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P


PAME Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment
PDC Polar Data Catalogue
PEHS Office of Polar Environment, Health and Safety
PICES North Pacific Marine Science Organization
PMEL Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
PNWER Pacific Northwest Economic Region
POES Polar Operational Environmental Satellite
POPS Persistent Organic Pollutants
PRB Polar Research Board
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R


REAP Renewable Energy Alaska Project
RUSALCA Russian-American Long-term Census of the Arctic
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S


SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SBIR Small Business Innovation Research
SCICEX Scientific Ice Explorations
SDMI Statewide Digital Mapping Initiative
SEARCH Study of Environmental Arctic Change
SFOS UAF's School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
SI Smithsonian Institution
SINTEF Stiftelsen for industriell og teknisk forskning (Norwegian, Foundation for Industrial and Technical Research)
SIWO Sea Ice for Walrus Outlook
SPE Society of Petroleum Engineers
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T


TALGA Toolik-Arctic Geobotanical Atlas
TAPS Trans-Alaska Pipeline System
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U


UAF University of Alaska Fairbanks
UArctic University of the Arctic
UCAR University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
UNEP United Nations Environment Program
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
USACE US Army Corps of Engineers
USARC US Arctic Research Commission
USCG US Coast Guard
USDA US Department of Agriculture
USFWS US Fish and Wildlife Service
USGS US Geological Survey
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W


WoRMS World Register of Marine Species
WWF World Wide Fund for Nature
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