Appendix C Acronyms

ANSS

Advanced National Seismic System

ASAR

Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar

DNAG

Decade of North American Geology

DOE

United States Department of Energy

EAR

NSF Division of Earth Sciences

ERS

European Remote-Sensing Satellite

ESA

European Space Agency

GPS

Global Positioning System

InSAR

Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar

IRIS

Incorporated Research Institutions in Seismology

JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

MRE

Major Research Equipment

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASDA

National Space Development Agency of Japan

NSF

National Science Foundation

NRC

National Research Council

PALSAR

Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar

PBO

Plate Boundary Observatory

OBS

Ocean Bottom Seismometer

SAR

Synthetic Aperture Radar

SCEC

Southern California Earthquake Center

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey



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Review of Earthscope Integrated Science Appendix C Acronyms ANSS Advanced National Seismic System ASAR Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar DNAG Decade of North American Geology DOE United States Department of Energy EAR NSF Division of Earth Sciences ERS European Remote-Sensing Satellite ESA European Space Agency GPS Global Positioning System InSAR Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar IRIS Incorporated Research Institutions in Seismology JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory MRE Major Research Equipment NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASDA National Space Development Agency of Japan NSF National Science Foundation NRC National Research Council PALSAR Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar PBO Plate Boundary Observatory OBS Ocean Bottom Seismometer SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center USGS U.S. Geological Survey