Acronyms


AIRES

Airborne Infrared Echelle Spectrometer

ASTER

Advanced Spaceborne and Thermal Emission and Reflection

AVIRIS

Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy


GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GPS

Global Positioning System


IOF

Industries of the Future


MSHA

Mine Safety and Health Administration


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NMA

National Mining Association

NRC

National Research Council

NSF

National Science Foundation


OIT

Office of Industrial Technology


SITE

Superfund Innovative Technology Evaluation Program

SXEW

Solvent Extraction and Eletrowinning


USBM

U.S. Bureau of Mines

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey



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